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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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.... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: Energy Measurement By Magnetrol

Use this energy management portal to learn how Magnetrol can provide the flow measurement and control that facility managers need to cut energy... [...]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation To Install LED Bulbs In Next Stage Of Energizing Taliesin West

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is happy to announce that OSRAM SYLVANIA has made a donation of innovative LED lighting products to the Energizing Taliesin West... [...]

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Upgrading Power Transformers

If your transformers are 10 to 15 years old, consider taking proactive steps to save utility costs and prevent power... [...]