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Department of Energy | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


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Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.

Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.

Top 10 States Ranked in Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Department of Energy Adopts ASHRAE 90.1 Efficiency Levels

Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and PTACs.

Energy Department, NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.

U.S. Department Of Energy Rules Finalized For Rating Commercial Systems

DOE accepted the working group’s recommendations covering the use of alternative energy determination methods (AEDMs).

White House Announces Executive Order On Industrial Energy Efficiency, Including CHP

In support of the Executive Order, DOE and EPA released a new report that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to achieve 40 GW of new, cost-effective CHP by 2020, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders involved in the dialogue.

Using Apps To Eye Energy Use

A competition by the U.S. Department of Energy highlights new mobile apps that track consumption. Public voting open until tomorrow, May 31.

New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA

An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

Industrial Facilities' Compressed Air Usage

Performing compressed air audits is one tool to identify facility energy savings in the industrial sector.

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