Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Alternative Energy articles below.
Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of energy.
This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy sources.
Each Green-e© Certified REC represents the environmental attributes of energy generated from a renewable source, such as solar or wind.
Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
Contrary to his popular image as ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing on TV’s Dallas, Hagman owned one of the biggest private solar energy systems in the United States and participated in several philanthropic solar projects, including the electrification of hospitals in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
AT&T has enlisted the insight of its facility managers in its pursuit of increasing alternative energy use. In this article, the executive director of energy describes the company’s roadmap for alternative sources.
The light-capture and energy-conversion technology platforms underlying this 270-watt solar panel combine advances in materials, process, and design to achieve the high levels of energy output.
Facilities that want to cater to electric vehicle drivers can install this turnkey solution.
In a new location, an Illinois based manufacturing company optimizes operations in more ways than one.
This technology reduces the energy other facility systems must expend for space heating.
This month's guest columnist believes it's time for facility managers to invest in renewable energy.
Bringing "greener" energy to a facility can be made easier with energy performance contracting, if the scenario works for the organization's specific situation.
With the Super Bowl shining a spotlight on the NFL, fans of another stripe are cheering sustainable developments at Philadelphia’s eight-year-old Lincoln Financial Field, which recently announced plans to go to net zero and generate power needs through onsite sustainable or renewable sources.
Only by investing in new energy projects while simultaneously reducing consumption can we avert the “economic, resource and ecological time bombs” just waiting to go off, says Tishman Technologies Executive Vice President Ronald Bowman.
Energy conservation isn't necessarily something you'd associate with NASCAR. But environmental responsibility is one of the driving factors behind four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon's selection of a geothermal comfort system.
Columnist Jeff Crane ponders long-term alternative energy options in response to cap and trade possibilities
While over half of those surveyed were concerned about the danger of future nuclear energy plant meltdowns, nearly the same percent suggested that nuclear power plants will be safer in the future because of newer technologies making plants meltdown proof.
Electric power production in New Hampshire got a little bit greener this month—and the air may even smell a little bit sweeter—thanks to a collaboration between Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) and premium chocolate maker Lindt USA.
Switching to wind energy as the sole source of electricity has been a smooth transition so far for Tom’s of Maine in Sanford, ME.