Green Initiatives The operation and maintenance of a building represents the largest investment of time, capital and resources in the life cycle of a building (up to 80%). There are numerous opportunities where facility managers can implement initiatives through changes in building equipment and technology as well as in operation and maintenance procedures that can result in significant cost savings AND environmental impact. What new concepts, processes, and technologies have been developed for each category that will help achieve sustainable building operation? How can these be integrated to realize a unified sustainable strategy and goal? What are the pitfalls in sustainable building maintenance? Click here to RSVP.