Posts Tagged ‘Department of Energy’

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Department of Energy Adopts ASHRAE 90.1 Efficiency Levels

Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and... [...]

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Energy Department, NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce... [...]

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Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad... [...]

Best Buy achieved its goal to reduce energy use in its stores by 20%. (Photo: Best Buy)

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings... [...]

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U.S. Department Of Energy Rules Finalized For Rating Commercial Systems

DOE accepted the working group’s recommendations covering the use of alternative energy determination methods (AEDMs).... [...]

White House Announces Executive Order On Industrial Energy Efficiency, Including CHP

In support of the Executive Order, DOE and EPA released a new report that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to achieve 40 GW of new, cost-effective CHP by 2020, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders involved in the... [...]

Using Apps To Eye Energy Use

A competition by the U.S. Department of Energy highlights new mobile apps that track consumption. Public voting open until tomorrow, May... [...]

New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA

An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas... [...]

Industrial Facilities' Compressed Air Usage

Performing compressed air audits is one tool to identify facility energy savings in the industrial... [...]