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Designed by BRE (Building Research Establishment), this rating system was established in 1990 to drive efficiency improvements in new and existing buildings around the world.
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.
The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Closed-cell spray foam insulation system designed to enhance application process by requiring minimal temperature adjustments, along with other benefits.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
The challenge engages college and university students in reinventing the nation’s water infrastructure and developing green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the first U.S. airport to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
Konami Gaming, Inc.'s newly-expanded headquarters is one of Nevada's largest facilities to achieve complete geothermal heating and cooling.
Purina aims for all of its factories to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status by 2020.
With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.
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.