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Energy Efficiency | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating conditions.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 Pumps by Xylem

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 Pumps by Xylem

A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating conditions.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Foundation Rooftop Units from Trane

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Will LED Lighting Work For You?

Considering certain product features and performance is an integral part of the evaluation process.

ACEEE’s 2013 Champions Of Energy Efficiency In Industry Awards

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SDL4 LEDs from World Light Tech

This proprietary double LED technology is available in a variety of products suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

DOE Schedules First Meeting of Commercial Certification Group

The recently formed Commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Water Heating, and Refrigeration Certification Working Group will convene on April 30 in Washington, DC.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: M2G Boiler Control from Greffen Systems

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.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Retro-Commissioning from Atkins

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Building Makeovers Improve Appearance And Performance

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.

Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Pressure Independent Control Valves by Siemens

This line of PCIVs integrates three functions into a single device.

State Led Energy Efficiency Programs Announced

Through its State Energy Program, the DOE awarded nearly $14 million to 22 states and territories.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Laundry Efficiencies

Technologies in higher ed laundry facilities can enhance energy efficiency and management capabilities.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: EnergySTEP by Schneider Electric

An assessment of power, cooling, physical infrastructure, and operational efficiencies of data centers provides information managers can act upon.

Higher Ed Buildings Earn Top Green Globes Rating

The University of British Columbia is home to two classroom facilities recognized for elevated sustainability.

Contractors Recognized For Roofing Projects

Sika Sarnafil presented awards for notable facility projects that included the company's roofing and waterproofing membranes.

Cutting Energy In Multifamily Dwellings

A recent report finds apartment managers can unlock energy savings by working with their utilities.

2011 Version Of Standard 189.1

When introduced in 2009, the standard was the first code intended commercial green building standard in the U.S.


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Vancouver, WA Hospital Studied For Energy Practices

The facility was chosen for the study due to its already energy efficient operations.

State By State, Energy Efficiency Rated

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released the fifth edition of its State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Yahoo! Corporate Campus Receives LEED EBOM Gold Certification

Yahoo!'s 1 million square foot campus consisting of seven buildings is the first of its kind to receive LEED EBOM gold certification.

New Service Spotlight: Remote Energy Management Service from Schneider Electric

Previously branded as EnergyView Online, Remote Energy Management is a hosted solution that enables users to save energy from anywhere and at any time.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Lutron And SYLVANIA Lighting Services Join Forces

SYLVANIA is now an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor for Lutron, performing services related to system start-up, programming, and more.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: GE Evolve LED Contemporary Domed Area Light

This exterior lighting fixture from GE Lighting Solutions is designed to provide a long, energy efficient lifespan.

Lighting Webinar Available For Download

Presented on June 1, 2011 by NEMA members, the presentation covered lighting management strategies that can cut costs and consumption.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PwrSmart Service From New Boundary Technologies

Facility managers can monitor and control the power usage of the PCs in their organizations from a browser based application.

Siemens' "Smartest Building in America Challenge" Open

Launched May 1, the Siemens contest is seeking buildings that use its building automation systems in the "smartest" way. The deadline to enter is August 1, 2011.

Join TFM and NEMA for a Free Webinar: Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building...

Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial buildings, and more site electricity is consumed for lighting than for any other end use category,...

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