ARRA

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for ARRA articles.


Subway Station Is First To Earn LEED® Silver Rating

Designed as a demonstration of an environmentally responsible 21st century rail transit center, the MTA's Fulton Center is the first subway hub in New York to achieve a LEED® rating.

Government Case Study: Fluid Movement

As a manager of water resources for the federal government, the Bureau of Reclamation incorporates efficiency into its new Boulder City, NV office.

Tricks Of The Trade: Following Up On HVAC Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge assists a graduate student in need of the latest information on cutting edge HVAC technologies. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.

Update On Cash Grants For PV Systems In 2011

Until the end of 2010, qualified businesses can participate in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) which provides a cash rebate of 30% of the cost of a solar-produced (renewable) energy system. The rebate generally comes within 60 days following completion of the system installation.

Solutia Awarded ARRA Funds For Window Film Research

The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.

Alternative Energies Crucial During Intense Heat Waves

Only by investing in new energy projects while simultaneously reducing consumption can we avert the “economic, resource and ecological time bombs” just waiting to go off, says Tishman Technologies Executive Vice President Ronald Bowman.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.

Incentives Needed to Finance Renewable Energy Projects

Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.

ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

In an effort to clarify how ARRA funding ties to state energy code adoption and enforcement, 14 organizations have developed an explanatory statement in order to clarify for state and local governments.

Stimulus Dollars Should Protect Workers

AIHA urged both President Obama and Labor Secretary Solis to ensure that the new jobs created by the stimulus package had adequate workplace protections.

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