Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ARRA articles below.
Designed as a demonstration of an environmentally responsible 21st century rail transit center, the MTA's Fulton Center is the first subway hub in New York to achieve a LEED® rating.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge assists a graduate student in need of the latest information on cutting edge HVAC technologies. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.
Until the end of 2010, qualified businesses can participate in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) which provides a cash rebate of 30% of the cost of a solar-produced (renewable) energy system. The rebate generally comes within 60 days following completion of the system installation.
The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.
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.
This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.
Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.