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.

BOMA International Writes Prescription for Maximizing Value in a Down Economy

BOMA International's Web based offering sets out to help commercial real estate professionals cope with the economic downturn.... [...]

Energy Star Specifies More Efficient Imaging Equipment

The EPA program's revised specification will become effective July 1,... [...]

Garland Industries Launches Alternative Energy Subsidiary

New division hopes to assist facilities' efforts to use non-petroleum based alternatives through variety of... [...]

Energy Improvement and Extension Act Provides New Federal Tax Incentives for Installation of Geothermal Systems

The Energy Improvement and Extension Act offers a credit of 10% of the total investment, with no maximum credit, for commercial system installations of ground loop or ground water geothermal heat pump... [...]

How Did Your State Do?

A newly released report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) rated and ranked state-level action on model energy efficiency policies, programs, and... [...]

New Building Code Revisions Adopted By ICC

The International Code Council (ICC) has approved 23 building and fire code changes based on recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) investigation of the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on... [...]

Halco Announces Close of Save a Light Campaign

Campaign helped save nearly 10 million kWh of energy in one... [...]

Changes Proposed For ASHRAE Standards

Nearly three dozen addenda are on the table for... [...]

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

It is possible for facility managers to drive value in any economy through energy efficiency efforts in their... [...]

Telkonet Awarded New Patents

Company using advancements to assist with building networking and... [...]