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The potential for large cost savings from energy efficiency upgrades to industrial operations often justifies the salary of dedicated energy managers—and some utilities will pay all or most of that salary.
Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.
Five of the top six winning projects of the 2011 ASHRAE Technology Awards are located in Canada; the lone U.S. facility is in Kansas City, MO. These ASHRAE awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design. Winning projects are selected from entries earning regional awards. Following are summaries of the winning projects. Mountain Equipment Co-op Roland Charneux, P.Eng., ASHRAE Fellow, ASHRAE Certified Healthcare Facility Design Professional, Pageau Morel & Associates, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, received first place in the new commercial buildings category for the Mountain Equipment Co-op store, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada. The building is owned by the Mountain Equipment Co-op.
enlighted, Inc., a building sense and control company, recently launched the Enlighted Lighting Control system. This system provides lighting monitoring and control distributed to the level of each fixture in the building that is designed to achieve between 50 to 75% energy savings in existing facilities. The enlighted platform is based on wireless sensors at each individual lighting fixture.
An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.
Precision-Paragon [P2], a division of Hubbell Lighting, Inc., now offers a free web app that provides a starting point with an estimated range of cost, savings, and environmental benefits for lighting retrofit projects in offices, warehouses, and manufacturing spaces.
BetterBricks and the IFMA Foundation have joined forces to produce the “No-Cost/Low-Cost Guide Energy Savings Guide,” a practical guide that provides facility managers with a roadmap of how to initiate strategies at their facility sites to reap immediate savings.