Facilities What's New
- Indoor Air Quality with a Focus on New Technologies in HVAC
New technologies offer higher indoor air quality (IAQ) and better energy efficiency which translates to healthier air and cost savings over time. This program focuses on HVAC in public facilities that may be improved by retrofitting or add-ons.
- S.O.S. for Sidewalks
With this publication, you'll learn from experts how to evaluate your sidewalks and create a long-term, focused sidewalk maintenance plan including prioritization, GIS, coordination of repair efforts, and more.
- Sustainability Series
The road to green is about minimizing the long-term
impact of public works operations on the environment
while enhancing organizational effectiveness. This sustainability series will help you identify opportunities
to embed concepts into your organization and create a vision of sustainability for the future.
- A New Vision for Public Works Management
This program provides an overview of the APWA Center for Sustainability, Framework for Sustainable Communities, and
the Center Leadership created to assist public works
professionals in taking an integrated, whole-systems
approach to public works management.
- Understanding Your Agency's Carbon Footprint
This program presents an overview of the tools available to calculate carbon footprint, an explanation of trading carbon credits, and discussion of pending governmental regulations regarding emission of greenhouse gases.
- Urban Street Trees
This program highlights how your city's street trees when properly selected, placed and spaced provides many benefits to residents and businesses.
- Sustainable Practice for the Facilities Manager
This publication fills a the gap between the policy-level sustainability books and the detailed technical documents by focusing on the ï¿½whatï¿½ and ï¿½howï¿½ of planning and implementing sound environmental management practices in the context of FM operations.
- Green Roof Construction and Maintenance
This book presents all of the information you need to skillfully design, construct, and maintain green roofs. You will find a wealth of practical details gathered through real-world implementations and independent research.