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The Urban Living Laboratory: Environmentally Sound Mixed Use

This lifestyle community, which will be the largest LEED-certified research, demonstration, and teaching laboratory, is planned to be a 1.1 million square-foot, next generation complex of buildings outside of Dallas, TX.

Research: Generation Y Expects Home & Work To Intersect

Global research from Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions indicates a majority of Generation Y (18- to 25-year-olds) views the workplace as an extension of home life and expects mobile work environments, easy access to the office, and high tech amenities.

Energy Efficiency Investments Still Strong Despite Recession

Across all regions surveyed, energy management is considered an important priority among commercial decision makers (92%). Notably, respondents from India (85%) and China (80%) were more likely to consider energy management very or extremely important as compared to those in Europe (55%) and North America (53%).

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Under current executive authority, the Obama Administration has the ability to use over 30 existing federal programs worth $72 billion to enhance efficiency in commercial buildings and multifamily housing, with no new legislation.

Energy Efficiency Spending Rebounds

A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in 2010.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Smart Building Solution

Building on an existing relationship, IBM and Johnson Controls are now providing a Smart Building Solution service that can improve operations and reduce energy and water consumption in buildings worldwide

Survey: Workers Willing to Sacrifice Comfort to Save Energy

Survey also finds that nearly four in five participants (78%) are less productive at work when they are too hot or too cold.

Improved Efficiency and Citywide Wi-Fi Come to Hollywood

Dubbed Wireless Hollywood: Efficiency Through Innovation, the free outdoor Wi-Fi system will improve the efficiency of numerous city departments including Public Utilities, Police, Code Enforcement, and Building.

Twenty-Three Recognized For Energy Work

These industry members' induction into the new Energy Efficiency Hall of Fame was a prelude to the 20th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum.

Energy Efficiency Indicator Identifies Business Strategies for Energy Efficiency Despite Turbulent Economy

Johnson Controls, Inc., the global leader in energy efficiency and sustainability, and the International Facility Management Association will release the results of the third annual Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) on May 6 at 10 a.m. (CST) via Webcast.

Johnson Controls Acquires Energy Services Firm

The company has acquired PWI Energy, an independent global provider of energy and greenhouse gas management services, based in Philadelphia, PA. Terms of the...

The HVAC Factor: Predictive Maintenance

This condition based approach to servicing HVAC equipment can help to anticipate problems.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their facilities

TFM Names Ward Komorowski Facility Executive Of The Year

Passionate about facilities, this colorful motivator leads by example and has a great time along the way.

Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some direction.

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Impact of Millennials on Networks

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