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IFMA has released "Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Comfort," a new study that takes an in-depth look at the most common thermal complaints made by workers and the variety of ways facility professionals respond to them.

IFMA Study: Going From Hot To Cold (And Back Again)

IFMA Study: Going From Hot To Cold (And Back Again)

IFMA has released "Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Comfort," a new study that takes an in-depth look at the most common thermal complaints made by workers and the variety of ways facility professionals respond to them.

NEMA Motor Tax Credit Included in Senate Tax Bill (S. 1639)

The tax credit is estimated to provide between $400 and $600 million in direct tax incentives to original equipment manufacturers for making--and end users for purchasing--more efficient products.

IT Up or Down These Days?

The slowing economy is having very little effect on demand for IT services, while driving improvements in energy efficiency and resource utilization, according to a recently released report.

Existing Buildings Highlighted at ASHRAE Summer Meeting

“The vast majority of buildings that will exist in the year 2030 exist today,” said Gordon Holness, ASHRAE president. “If we are to have a material impact on overall energy use, it is through renovation of existing building stock.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Powerlink G3 System

A Square D® Powerlink® G3 intelligent lighting control system can be a critical part of a demand response strategy.

OSRAM SYLVANIA Joins With ESCOs to Reduce Facility Energy Costs

OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched the SYLVANIA Energy Solutions Network, an alliance between the global lighting brand, energy service companies (ESCOs), and electrical distributors nationwide.

American Clean Energy and Security Act Passes

The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United States.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: DC FlexZone

The ceiling grid system from Armstrong Ceilings distributes safe, low voltage direct current (DC) power in facilities.

IFMA, ASHRAE Collaborate on Energy Efficiency Issues

The memorandum of understanding calls for sharing resources and collaborating on projects, publications, sustainability research, and educational offerings. ASHRAE and IFMA will also work together on legislative and regulatory issues through their Washington, DC, offices.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: TFX Ultra

Dynasonics has developed an ultrasonic clamp-on liquid flow and energy meter.

Cities Sought For Lighting System Trial

Eco Alternative Solutions, LLC is seeking 25 locales to participate in a 90-day trial of its solar powered LED street light system.

Smart Grids Gaining Momentum?

Earlier this month, the first set of standards needed for the interoperability and security of smart grid development was announced.

Lighting Project Earns GE Edison Award

The participants have been recognized for their work on lighting the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (c.1927) in California.

Solar Panels at Budweiser Brewery Now Providing Power

The Anheuser-Busch Fairfield brewery announced that more than six acres of photovoltaic solar arrays, installed and operated by SunEdison, are now generating the equivalent of approximately 3% of the brewery's electricity needs.

A Look At LED Lighting

LED lighting, with its promise of high levels of energy efficiency and long operating life, is being used in certain applications in many facilities. However, the technology is not mainstream in today's facilities.

New York City Icon Goes Greener

Now underway, energy efficiency retrofits at the Empire State Building are being implemented through an integrated approach.

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