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.

Consumer Reports Finds Energy Star Program Standards Lax and Tests Out-Of-Date

The report notes that the percent of products that qualify for Energy Star is increasing because standards are too easy to reach, and federal test procedures haven't kept pace with new... ...Read More...

Daktronics Shines Through Solar Scoreboards

Athletic fields can rely on the sun instead of electricity to display... ...Read More...

Philadelphia Navy Base's Energy Olympians Bring Home "Gold" in 2008 Energy Awards

Station reaches mandated energy reduction goals for 2015 by... ...Read More...

Philadelphia Navy Base’s Energy Olympians Bring Home “Gold” in 2008 Energy Awards

Station reaches mandated energy reduction goals for 2015 by... ...Read More...

MovinCool Helps Cool "Hot Dogs"

Company donates portable spot air conditioners to animal shelter.... ...Read More...

MovinCool Helps Cool “Hot Dogs”

Company donates portable spot air conditioners to animal shelter.... ...Read More...

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Company systems installed in buildings throughout Beijing... ...Read More...

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Innovative project to generate $8 million annual savings, decrease dependency on fossil... ...Read More...

Small Businesses Are Unprepared For Power Outages

Emerson survey reveals that a majority of small U.S. companies do not have back up power... ...Read More...

Guest Commentary: What to Do About Pending “Green” Legislation

The bottom line is that green building legislation is coming—and companies, their CEOs, their SVPs of Real Estate, and their facilities managers need to get ready.... ...Read More...