Energy Articles

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

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Free Web Tool Identifies Promising Energy Saving Measures

New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving... [...]

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Did You Miss The Creative Financing And M&V – How To Sell Your CFO On Energy Efficiency Projects Webinar?

This video recap explains how to leverage budgets effectively for your energy... [...]

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Star Of Energy Efficiency Award Winners 2015

On September 17, 2015 over 500 industry leaders and important representatives will gather at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC to honor the impressive achievements of these award... [...]

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Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due To Burn Hazard

Electrical arcing may cause certain Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps to overheat and melt, posing a burn... [...]

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Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

The use of technology can help facility managers address a number of issues in the workplace, including everything from life safety to vibration control. Read this issue to find out... [...]

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Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top... [...]

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Building Commissioning Services To Reach Nearly $6.6 Billion By 2024

Monitoring-based commissioning is expected to appear in many new buildings over the next 10 years, report... [...]

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Technology And FM: The Internet Of Things

This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging... [...]

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Renewable Energy: Greening An Auto Plant

As part of a broader sustainability strategy, Honda has deployed wind energy to help power its Russells Point, OH manufacturing... [...]

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Building Safety Month Week Four: $ave Energy – Build To Code

Green buildings can be healthier, reducing mold, mildew, and other allergens that contribute to asthma and other significant health issues.... [...]