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After learning about financial incentives provided by New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands realized that substantial improvements to the hotel’s energy efficiency would be cost effective.

SmartStart Program Incentivizes Hotel To Upgrade To LED Lighting

SmartStart Program Incentivizes Hotel To Upgrade To LED Lighting

After learning about financial incentives provided by New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands realized that substantial improvements to the hotel’s energy efficiency would be cost effective.

FM Alert: Beware Counterfeit Electrical Products

Using counterfeit electrical products in any environment can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction. This infographic from Eaton shows five segments where product performance is especially critical.

You Can’t Manage Energy Use Without A Manager

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.

University of Richmond Test Bed To Use Bisun Solar Panels

The array is the first American commercial system to use SolarWorld’s mono-PERC bifacial modules.

Partnership To Renew Higher Ed

AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

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.

China’s First Green Skyscraper

Sustainable architecture, engineering solutions, and a unique building design come together to make the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China one of the most innovative skyscrapers in the world.

New Shade Fabric Boosts Energy Efficiency 50% At Automotive Facility

Located in Houston, Christian Brothers Automotive Company’s new headquarters building needed help to combat the harsh Texas summers.

Pfizer Inc. To Install 5.6 Megawatt Fuel Cell System

Biopharm giant Pfizer Inc. will install of a 5.6 megawatt fuel cell power generation system to provide reliable and low carbon electricity and steam for its 160-acre research and development facility in Groton, CT.

U.S. Government To Save $5M With Solar Power Purchase Agreement

The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Retrofit In Senior Living Settings

An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.

Energy Management: Five Steps To Action

Facility leaders can take action on these five strategies to better manage energy expenses—and position their teams for success.

10 Strategies For Energy Management

When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.

FM Alert: CABA Report Highlights Role of Controls In Zero Net Energy Buildings

Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).

FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone

A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.

Fall Is A Great Time To Focus On Energy Systems

Facility managers can reap maximum R.O.I. on their energy systems by taking simple preventive maintenance measures this fall.

Green Gigawatt Partnership Boosts Renewables in Higher Education

AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.

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).

LEED Case Study: 100 Years Young

Energy and water upgrades at San Francisco City Hall are cornerstones of its recent LEED Platinum certification.

Energy Storage At Alcatraz

In place since 2012, a microgrid system on this island operated by the National Park Service provides reliable power 24/7.

FM Alert: Proposed Facility Smart Grid Model Standard Open for Public Review

ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts.

FM Issue: Flywheel-based UPS Systems

Due to continuing advances in power electronics, the flywheel is now a mature energy storage technology used in UPS applications to support a critical load during main power interruption.

FM Issue: Powered For Performance

Five electrical design principles help to integrate and optimize systems in demanding facilities.

Question Of The Week: Are ESCOs A Blessing Or A Curse?

Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end users?

Free Web Tool Identifies Promising Energy Saving Measures

New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving measures.

Focus On: Textiles & Fabrics

Several recent textile and fabric product releases are featured in this latest post.

Focus On: HVAC

This article features four products that cover HVAC innovations.

ACEEE Announces 2014 Champions Of Energy Efficiency In Buildings Awards

Selection criteria was based on each nominee's impact, innovation, and leadership in the energy efficiency field.

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