Energy Archives



Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

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New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they’re busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?


FM Alert: CABA Report Highlights Role of Controls In Zero Net Energy Buildings

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Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).


Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

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More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.



FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone

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A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.



Millennials Driving Sustainability In Small, Medium Businesses

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Millennials will lead the way for small and medium businesses in future conversations and efforts around conservation, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship, according to the second annual Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey.