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.
IMT, CEIR and PIMA issue energy code brochure to assist facility managers with reroofing projects and compliance with IECC... [...]
Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas... [...]
Company has goal of 100 new DD Green certified restaurants by year-end... [...]
The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... [...]
Technology is a key competitive advantage in the real estate industry, but there are too many to choose from and it can be hard to discern which ones are right for a commercial real estate team. To provide insight, Aquicore, a Washington, DC based provider of energy management and tenant billing software for large commercial and industrial portfolios, has created an eBook, titled Adopt Real Estate Technology To Increase Tenant Retention. Divided... [...]
Credit: Museum of the Future The world’s first fully functional 3D printed office is being created in Dubai. “This building will be a testimony to the efficiency and creativity of 3D printing technology, which we believe will play a major role in reshaping construction and design sectors,” said H.E Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister Of Cabinet Affairs and The Chairman of UAE National Innovation Committee. “We... [...]
Ben Crosby, CCIM, President at Crosby & Associates in Winter Haven, FL recognized that using drones, or small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), would be an inexpensive way to capture aerial video and photos for the thousands of acres of agricultural land that are the backbone of his firm’s commercial real estate business. But he thought the process to gain a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exemption was too onerous. However, when... [...]