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.

LEDs Help To Usher In 2009

A new ball in Times Square will help bring in 2009 with a more colorful and energy-efficient... ...Read More...

Energy Standard Open For Public Comment

Changes to the purpose and scope of ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 as well as new lighting requirements are being proposed through public... ...Read More...

Feeling The Heat

Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility... ...Read More...

Dehumidifying An Aquatics Room

Should commercial indoor pool facilities be dehumidified? Premier Fitness in the greater Toronto area has put a system in place for this... ...Read More...

What Drives The Reasons To Be Energy Efficient?

Is it public relations or bottom line savings which encourage facilities professionals to want their buildings to be energy efficient? This report from BOMI International takes a... ...Read More...

The Next Step In Solar?

TFM's "Facility Technologist" addressed this development at the start of... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Climate Controlled Sand

Forget the flip flops. Just cool the sand. That's what the developers of Palazzo Versace Hotel and Condominiums in Dubai are planning to... ...Read More...

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating... ...Read More...

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating... ...Read More...

Johnson Controls Announces Call for Creative Energy Projects Entries

Johnson Controls has launched a program to engage kindergarten through 12th grade students across North America in developing ways to make the environment more energy efficient. The program, called Igniting Creative Energy, is a competition that provides national winners with valuable educational experiences including the opportunity to meet national leaders and energy policymakers in Washington, DC. “Students play an important role in using... ...Read More...