Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Better Buildings articles below.
The Department of Energy program's partners represent more than 3,200 facilities and roughly 12% of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint.
More than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded eight organizations for leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.
The Department of Energy highlights 15 partners, along with those recognized in the last two years, that have newly installed or upgraded more than 2.8 million lighting fixtures and lighting controls.
The Guidelines will address commercial building workforce training and certification programs for five key energy related jobs: facility manager, energy auditor/manager, commissioning professional, and building engineer.
In support of the Executive Order, DOE and EPA released a new report that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to achieve 40 GW of new, cost-effective CHP by 2020, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders involved in the dialogue.