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Climate Change and Respiratory Health in the Built Environment

For years, scientists and researchers have warned us of the effects of climate change on our outdoor environments and ecosystems. But what […]

Evolution is Never Finished: Insights from IFMA's Emerging Topics Working Group on How Six Key Topics are Transforming the FM Industry

The¬†white paper, Evolution is Never Finished: Insights from IFMA’s Emerging Topics Working Group on How Six Key Topics are Transforming the FM […]

Adapting to Climate Change for Facility Management Professionals

IFMA introduced Adapting to Climate Change for Facility Management Professionals in 2020 to provide specific tools and references for dealing with climate […]

Record Temperatures Not a Sign to Throw in the Towel

Facilities Managers Must Double Down on Sustainability. The UK and Europe have recently been in the fierce grips of a record-breaking heatwave. […]

Ep. 5: The Latest Emerging Topics in Facility Management

IFMA’s First Vice Chair, Dean Stanberry shares the latest emerging topics in facility management. He covers topics being explored by IFMA’s new […]

Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection: What Facility Managers Have to Know

Facility management has a significant influence on the efficient use and operation of buildings and infrastructure, where about 30% of total CO2 […]

The Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

Reasons and benefits of using solar energy to meet organizational sustainability goals and have a lasting, positive impact on the environments.

Sustainability How-To Guide: Sustainability in the Food Service Environment

This guide teaches food service managers and facility managers how to introduce sustainable practices. It addresses local purchasing, waste management, energy conservation, […]

Sustainability How-To Guide: Turning Data Centers Green

This guide discusses the major obstacles to improving energy efficiency in data centers, emphasizing the necessity of strong project leadership, executive support, […]

Sustainability How-To Guide: Sustainable Landscaping

This guide reviews the design, construction and maintenance stages of landscaping, explaining how to incorporate sustainability at each phase, decrease maintenance costs […]