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Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.

BOMA Joins Lighting Energy Efficiency In Parking Campaign

BOMA Joins Lighting Energy Efficiency In Parking Campaign

Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.

New Metric Could Help Facility Managers Optimize Daylighting

The development of daylighting metrics has been the subject of considerable effort and debate, but no widely accepted metric has emerged to help recognize well-daylit buildings. Although simulation software exists to assist in daylight analysis, these programs are often overly complex and involve a high level of expertise. On the other hand, rule-of-thumb approaches that are often used to aid in the decision making process are based on overly simplified assumptions.

NLB Reports Jump In NEMA Lighting Systems Index

The continued uptick in construction activity, while slow, seems steady, but nonresidential construction is not faring as well. Advance data for the second quarter of 2012 indicates an almost 4% drop on an annualized basis, in part because of a significant decline in publicly funded infrastructure investment. However, commercial construction is growing slowly.

Higher Education Case Study: Core Curriculum

The University of Maryland University College created a hub of academic activity for its students and staff. This renovated building provides a new center of academic life.

Building Automation: Can You See The Light?

A new report from IMS Research forecasts the increasing integration of building automation and lighting control systems.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Viral Geekiness

So much for the low tech, but creative Post-it note war FacilityBlog covered in 2011. This high tech stunt elevates playful building art to a new level.

FM Issue: Lighting Boost

With technology improvements, there is continued opportunity for facility managers to upgrade their systems to reduce energy consumption and costs. Renovating this system could provide a fast track to savings.

Retail Case Study: Purchase Power

In Dedham, MA, energy improvement keep a Stop & Shop supermarket up to date with a company wide store prototype. And the (energy) savings don't stop!

Retail Case Study: Marketable Investment

With a facility wide remodel, a Connecticut shopping mall ramps up its image along with its "green" quotient.

Hospital Case Study: A Holistic Treatment

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

Take TFM's Lighting Survey; You May Instantly Win An Amazon Gift Card!

For the fourth consecutive year, TFM is conducting a survey of its readership about lighting.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Color Temp For Fluorescent Lights

How can the most suitable lighting for mechanical rooms be determined?

Manufacturing Case Study: A Flavorful Production

Barilla America, Inc., the U.S. division of the Italy-based food maker, has a new facility in Avon, NY.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing The Top Maintenance Issues

This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Energy Efficiency Upgrades

This web exclusive comes from Karl Williams, vice president of energy solutions for Rexel, Inc.

Learn How Building Intelligence Can Improve Your Bottom Line

When was the last time you walked into the CFO's office and said you're saving the company thousands or millions of dollars? Join Redwood...

Transitioning to LED Lighting Technology: MaxLite Helps Facilities Reduce Lighting Energy

The Bottom Line — A hypothetical facility switches to LED lighting and saves $216,268 over the lifetime of the LED fixture

Samsung LED Package Exceeds 6,000 Hour Test

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

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Good-bye T12. Hello Opportunity.

Some 500 million T12 fluorescent tubes are still being illuminated in U.S. buildings every day. That will start to change on July 1, 2012, however, when commonly used T12s will no longer be manufactured in—or imported to— the United States.

Services & Maintenance: Incandescent Lamp Phase Out

A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.

Product Recall: Emergency Exit Signs by Best Lighting Products

The fixtures can malfunction and fail to illuminate in the event of a power outage. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in the event of an emergency.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Lutron And SYLVANIA Lighting Services Join Forces

SYLVANIA is now an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor for Lutron, performing services related to system start-up, programming, and more.

Elevator Maintenance – Keeping 'UP'

One way to minimize vandalism is to make sure elevators are operating efficiently. A defective relay or a damaged door track can slow performance and create long wait times. More tips are available.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: NW Sign Industries Rolls Out New Division

The sign company headquartered in Moorestown, NJ has introduced a new division, focused on signage and lighting services.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Magnalight Explosion Proof Work Light

Larson Electronics has introduced a new product to its line of explosion proof and hazardous location drop lights.

Join TFM and NEMA for a Free Webinar: Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building...

Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial buildings, and more site electricity is consumed for lighting than for any other end use category,...

Special Report: The Value Illumination Offers

This year's TFM/NEMA survey reflects facility managers' collective desires to find value when considering lighting upgrades.

Free Webinar: Learn How to Implement Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building Efficiency

Join Us For a Free NEMA Webinar: Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building Efficiency Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Latest In Lighting Efficiency Might Surprise You

This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM SYLVANIA.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Keep Facilities Illuminated, Efficient, And Safe

This Web Exclusive comes from Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.

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