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.

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New Product Flash: Zone Equipment Control from KMC Controls

Designed to improve heating and cooling efficiencies, the ZEC system is geared for retrofits of older VVT-type systems or installs of new light commercial zoning... [...]

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Focus On: FM Software

This article features four products that cover facilities management... [...]

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Open Standards | Smart Buildings Solution Of The Future

State of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things... [...]

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Today’s Facility Manager | October 2014 Issue

In this issue, TFM's Annual Green Report includes a selection of articles addressing a variety of sustainability concerns. FM Frequency: It's Not Easy Being Green(er) - Tech And FM: The Enernet - The Next Frontier? - Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit - Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean - Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits - FM Issue: Managing Security Services - LEED Case Study: Triple... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Trigeneration Vs. Cogeneration

One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity... [...]

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LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany,... [...]

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Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the... [...]

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Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the... [...]

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Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE... [...]

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Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value... [...]