Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Better Buildings Challenge articles below.
The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.
The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.
At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.
Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market swapped energy management teams at their facilities in San Francisco as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, resulting in a reality-style web series.
Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.
Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by 2020.
A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.