Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Department of Energy articles below.
Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.
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.
Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and PTACs.
Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.
Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.
DOE accepted the working group’s recommendations covering the use of alternative energy determination methods (AEDMs).
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.
A competition by the U.S. Department of Energy highlights new mobile apps that track consumption. Public voting open until tomorrow, May 31.
An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.
Performing compressed air audits is one tool to identify facility energy savings in the industrial sector.