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Sustainability

Advances in Sustainable Design and Construction

Advances in Sustainable Design and Construction

While green construction is positive for the environment and its resources, it is also becoming a big business. Read about several projects that support sustainable design practices. Read more

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

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

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

Facilities Management: Advanced Degrees & Certifications

Facilities Management: Advanced Degrees & Certifications

Advanced degrees and certifications in facilities management that are in demand by healthcare and higher education institutions. Read more

Top 10 Critical Facilities Issues for Higher Education

Top 10 Critical Facilities Issues for Higher Education

APPA's top ten facilities challenges and opportunities facing universities and colleges. Read more