SMARTER FACILITY MANAGEMENT
19 Bird-safe outdoor lighting practices.
20 How PepsiCo slashed water use by 26%.
21 Emissions tracking tools.
22 Spotlight on the Living Product Challenge.
11 Navigate your automated window shading options.
13 ENERGY STAR now certifies coffee brewers.
14 Honeycomb solar thermal technology.
16 Measure HVAC efficiency with the coefficient of performance.
COVER: Connecting the Dots: Experiences of Chief Sustainability Officers. Page 30.
Cover Design by Elisa Geneser, Art Director. Photo courtesy of Lauren Bishop, CDC.
8 EDITOR’S LETTER
The career value of sustainability.
38 PRODUCTS & SERVICES
This month’s section starts with a focus on envelope
and janitorial products.
58 FM COST TRENDS
Cost comparison between repurposed civic buildings.
24 6 WAYS BUILDINGS CAN
The conversation around green buildings has
changed. Resource conservation is no longer
the only focus of sustainability-minded FMs –
facilities professionals now play an important
role in making sure building occupants are happy,
healthy and active. Encourage occupants to adopt
healthy behaviors by incorporating these six
active design elements into your building.
30 CONNECTING THE DOTS:
EXPERIENCES OF CHIEF
Green initiatives are likely part of your job already
now that sustainability has become so distinctly
connected with the bottom line. See how Kate
Nelson of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
and Liz York of the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention each blazed a path to the C-suite
by using their sustainability experience to develop
a new Chief Sustainability Officer position. 24