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Research Intensive Labs Are All About Sustainability

Research Intensive Labs Are All About Sustainability

Universities are focused on sustainability, and they are constantly balancing priorities of providing facilities that are attractive and healthy for occupants, and mitigating their energy costs and environmental impacts. For institutions that are research-intensive, this can be extremely complex. Read more

Insight: State of Sustainability in Higher Education

Insight: State of Sustainability in Higher Education

Sightlines + University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute release report on sustainability progress among higher education institutions. Read more

Second Nature Recognizes Universities for Their Climate Leadership

Second Nature Recognizes Universities for Their Climate Leadership

Helbling facilities search consultants recognize the universities who were winners and finalists of Second Nature's 6th Climate Leadership Awards 2015. Read more

Environmental Stance Counts in Hiring + Retention

Environmental Stance Counts in Hiring + Retention

Studies show that job seekers consider a company's stance on environmental issues when evaluating a job opportunity, and they are increasingly attracted to companies that place importance on their sustainable impact. Read more

New Technology Solutions for Today’s Facilities Managers

New Technology Solutions for Today’s Facilities Managers

As retained executive search consultants who specialize in facilities management, Helbling & Associates' consultants know that there are many things that keep today's facilities managers (FM) up at night. An item that leads the list is how to consistently leverage new technologies. Read more

Hudson Yards - A Community of the Future

Hudson Yards - A Community of the Future

An overview of the Hudson Yards project, developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group. It will be the first "quantified community" in the U.S. Read more

Kaiser Permanente A Leader In Green Building & Sustainability

Kaiser Permanente A Leader In Green Building & Sustainability

Kaiser Permanente is a role model for its green building and sustainability initiatives. Read more

GlaxoSmithKline's New U. S. Headquarters Turning Heads

GlaxoSmithKline's New U. S. Headquarters Turning Heads

GSK's new U.S. headquarters feature double LEED Platinum Certification while also boasting a progressive employee environment. Read more

Pittsburgh's Tower At PNC Plaza To Be World's Greenest Skyscraper

Pittsburgh's Tower At PNC Plaza To Be World's Greenest Skyscraper

Tower at PNC Plaza currently under construction in Pittsburgh will be a model for sustainability and green building policies going forward. Read more

Higher Education Paving Way To LEED Platinum Facilities

Higher Education Paving Way To LEED Platinum Facilities

LEED Platinum has been achieved by many recent projects by universities and colleges as green building and sustainability become central to initiatives. Read more