When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers have?
Joel S. Spira, a prodigious innovator, invented the first solid state electronic dimmer and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company selling a wide array of lighting controls, passed away at his home on April 8, 2015, at age 88.
Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive magazine.
At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.
Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.
Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?
Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and construction.
Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure paradigm.
ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building codes.