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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Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... ...Read More...

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2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer... ...Read More...

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Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities... ...Read More...

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Stick-Build Or Prefab Data Centers: Evaluating The Options

New resource helps facilities, IT, and telecom leaders explore new data center deployment... ...Read More...

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Freer Gallery Of Art To Close For Major Renovations

Smithsonian’s Freer gallery will close to the public on January 2016; should reopen... ...Read More...

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New Service Spotlight: Business Solution Services from Super Bright LEDs

Features of the program include project consultation, customized products, and supply chain... ...Read More...

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Reroofing Clarifications Explained In New Resource

IMT, CEIR and PIMA issue energy code brochure to assist facility managers with reroofing projects and compliance with IECC... ...Read More...

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Urban Green Council’s Green Building Award Call For EBie Entries

Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Operating Empty Buildings

One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant... ...Read More...

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Q&A: LEED Platinum Recertification Project

Jim Baker, facilities management director for Armstrong World Industries, shares insight into the recent recertification of his company's... ...Read More...