Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Energy Efficiency articles.
Energy efficiency ranks as the key priority among higher education facility leaders, according to new study from Schneider Electric and the Alliance to Save Energy.
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission.
Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end users?
Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building efficiency.
New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving measures.
Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
Part of the company's line of daylighting devices for high bay and high ceiling facilities, this product boosts performance.
A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating conditions.
These redesigned rooftop HVAC units feature a dual footprint that means they can directly replace up to two-thirds of existing units without requiring adapter curbs.
The Champion award began with the ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (held in even years) and was extended to the Industry Summer Study in 2005.
This proprietary double LED technology is available in a variety of products suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.
The recently formed Commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Water Heating, and Refrigeration Certification Working Group will convene on April 30 in Washington, DC.
This intelligent control unit is designed to optimize the efficiency of hot water boilers. The result is fuel reduction during less demanding situations while ensuring maximum capacity during heavy load periods.
Atkins, an global engineering and design consulting firm, has added a national retro-commissioning business to its service offerings. If its engineers find efficiency issues in a facility, they repair, adjust, and refurbish its systems to improve airflow, water flow, and other aspects of operations.
There are approximately two million non-residential buildings in the U.S. over 40 years old. With a building boom that spanned many decades, more facility managers are shifting their focus to retrofitting as opposed to building new.
Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old company.
This line of PCIVs integrates three functions into a single device.
An assessment of power, cooling, physical infrastructure, and operational efficiencies of data centers provides information managers can act upon.
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The facility was chosen for the study due to its already energy efficient operations.