Buildings & Facilities

From ecosystem management to plastic reduction, ocean economies to transportation, 2016 saw good ideas put on paper to invite action. We combed through the year's reports to distill bright ideas about sustainable approaches to the economy.
Sustainability directors can make progress toward all of their major missions through microgrid deployment.
Giant funding for clean technology, paired with the plummeting prices of renewables, paint a bright picture for a low-carbon energy future.
First-time corporate energy buyers such as 3M and future-focused mobility moves by Toyota are just the tip of the news that made waves last year.
Colorado takes the cake for upcoming net zero energy districts to watch in 2017 and beyond.
Sponsored: Since the beginning of the modern architectural era, humankind has dreamed of self-sustaining buildings that generate their own power
From designer coral bacteria to lithium-air batteries, next year could bring a fascinating slew of environmental advancements (and challenges).
Here's how utilities can intelligently manage the energy demand of legal marijuana growing and integrate more renewables.
Better data and connected devices can help you slash energy consumption, but they come with a steep learning curve. Here's how to get ahead.