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ENERGY STAR | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


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In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

Are You A Stadium Facility Manager?

If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.

DRVH LED Retrofit Kit For HID Commercial Downlights

The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.

ENERGY STAR Baseline Shift: How EMS Can Help Prepare Your Facility

Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.

Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check

In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.

Teamwork Towards Energy Reductions

With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.

Passed: The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015

The new energy legislation, which was passed at the end of April 2015, will have an impact on commercial buildings; it will also affect hvac systems and water heaters.

FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?

BASICs Of Green Building Certification

Focus on five tasks to help simplify a potentially complex process.

Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their workplace.

LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany, NJ.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR program.

Facility Retrofit: Energy Milestone

The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified store.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by 2020.

Services & Maintenance: Stemming The Tide

Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.

Updated Green Globes Building Certification Program Now Built On ANSI Standard

Green Globes is used as an alternative to LEED.

Energy Star Recognizes Aggregates Production Site

In Sunol, CA, Lehigh Hanson's aggregates production site is the first of its type to achieve the Energy Star Challenge for Industry.

BOMA International Passes New Policy Positions on Energy Benchmarking and Tax Reform

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path markings.

Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.

EPA Analysis Shows Big Energy Savings For Benchmarked Buildings

New analysis confirmed 35,000 buildings using the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager between 2008 and 2011 saved an average of 7% in energy.

Cool Summer Office Energy Saving Tips

These basic energy saving ideas apply to any office this summer, from a home office to the company HQ. There are often rebates and incentives from local utility companies that can help facility managers find even more creative ways to save.

The 2012 ENERGY STAR Awards

With 20 years of history, EPA's ENERGY STAR program recently recognized more than 100 partner organizations.

Hospital Case Study: A Holistic Treatment

From the inside out, recent improvements at this New Hampshire hospital were focused on patient care.

Seattle Compels Energy Benchmarking

Buildings over 10,000 square feet and multifamily buildings with five+ units must report data April 2012.

Samsung LED Package Exceeds 6,000 Hour Test

The company's mid-power 2323 product was scrutinized under the EPA recognized IES LM80 test.

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.

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.

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