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The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state's first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.


The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state's first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.

Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project

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Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project

Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project.

The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.


FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award

FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award.

Top prize in the NIBS Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards went to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY for its sustainable renovation project.



Tackling Productivity In The Building Industry

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The National Institute of Building Sciences has developed an infographic to identify the major themes that will help the industry address productivity challenges.


Pfizer Inc. To Install 5.6 Megawatt Fuel Cell System

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Biopharm giant Pfizer Inc. will install of a 5.6 megawatt fuel cell power generation system to provide reliable and low carbon electricity and steam for its 160-acre research and development facility in Groton, CT.


Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

Facility-Executive-November/December-2015

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.


Four Ways To Combat Deferred Maintenance Demands

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To break the cycle of deferred projects and backlog buildup, facility executives have four options that can help them tackle the growing list of needs at many stages along the construction process.



Facility Retrofit: Software Spurs Efficiency

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With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.


Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

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With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.