Poor Richard shares his thoughts about a March 2008 study quantifying the actual performance of all 552 LEED-NC v.2 certified buildings.
Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American presence.
Finz Seafood & Grill in Dedham, MA has installed a system that generates on-site electricity and hot water.
Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen exhausts.
A new ball in Times Square will help bring in 2009 with a more colorful and energy-efficient display.
Changes to the purpose and scope of ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 as well as new lighting requirements are being proposed through public review.
Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility improvements.
Should commercial indoor pool facilities be dehumidified? Premier Fitness in the greater Toronto area has put a system in place for this need.
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 look.
TFM’s “Facility Technologist” addressed this development at the start of 2008.