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The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

FM Alert: NEMA Publishes 2017 ESPG

The 2017 Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG) is a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards and an extensive directory of manufacturers and their products.

Facility Management Is Facilitated By Smart Sensors

In pursuing a smart building, a critical step is to identify and select smart sensors that are capable of generating rich, actionable data about an occupant’s whereabouts.

Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensor By Wattstopper

The wall switch occupancy sensor, the WS-301, now features convenient Manual-ON control, ensuring maximum energy savings and code compliance.

Greentherm 9000 Series Condensing Tankless Water Heaters

Bosch's new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications, adding new features for easy installation, operation and maintenance.

Top Trends Impacting Smart Buildings In 2017

From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.

Trust Critical To Employee Data Sharing

Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things relies on the willingness of businesses and employees to share data so that connected devices can generate insight, action, and value, according to a new AIG study.

Bridging The Facilities Talent Gap

As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.

Chiller Data: Connected Or Not?

For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility Into Energy Consumption

To improve insight into energy use, California tech firm Nimble Storage installed an energy management analytics platform.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Creating An Internet Of (Trusted) Things

Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.

Carrier Mobile App For Commercial Chillers

Carrier has introduced new capabilities for the Carrier® Chillers, a mobile app that offers a quick and easy way to select a Carrier commercial packaged chiller.

Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management System

DLM is an intelligent, distributed control system that automatically maximizes lighting levels and energy efficiency throughout a building.

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

Noise Reduction: ClassMate STUDY Package By Modine

HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensors From Legrand

The DW-311 extends control to small and medium-sized applications including rooms with partitions such as restrooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubical walls, and classrooms.

Data Center Infrastructure Trends For 2017

Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.

3D Laser Technology Helps Convert Old Church Into Commercial Space

Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.

Spot Heating Solutions Can Improve Comfort, Productivity

When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.

New Thin-Film Solar Capability From Sunflare

Ideal for all rooftops, particularly large commercial buildings, Sunflare is over 65% lighter than Silicon modules, allowing the entire roof to be covered without load-bearing concerns.

Friday Funny: A Workout-Powered Cruise Of The Seine River

It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.

EnOcean Alliance, IBM Join Forces

The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.

Cyber Monday: More Employees Shopping Online At Work

Survey finds 53% of employees are using time at work to shop online, up from last year; nearly one in four employers say they’ve fired someone for using the Internet for non-work related activity, down slightly from last year.

Series R RTWD Water-Cooled Chiller From Trane

The Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are seeking systems with lower global warming potential.

Accu-CT® Series of Current Transformers From Continental Control Systems

The ACT Series of high-accuracy split-core current transformers are now UL Certified to meet the new 2017 National Electrical Safety Code requirement.

Organizations Remain Unprepared For Cyberattacks

A two-year study by IBM and Ponemon shows a decline in cyber resilience in 2016:  66 percent aren’t confident in their ability to recover from cyberattacks.

The Honeywell Vector Occupant App

Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.

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