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.

CertainTeed Insulation Completes Acquisition Of Canadian Insulation Manufacturer

Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American... [...]

Restaurant Uses Vegetable Oil To Help Meet Energy Needs

Finz Seafood & Grill in Dedham, MA has installed a system that generates on-site electricity and hot... [...]

Changes To Standard 90.1 Proposed

Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen... [...]

LEDs Help To Usher In 2009

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

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... [...]

Feeling The Heat

Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

The Next Step In Solar?

TFM's "Facility Technologist" addressed this development at the start of... [...]

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... [...]