Energy Conservation

Resource pages for "Energy Conservation"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Massachusetts College of Arts and Design

MassArt Completes Energy, Water Efficiency Project

New equipment and control systems installed by Ameresco are expected to save the Massachusetts College Of Arts And Design up to $436,385 per year.
steam system

Shannon Delivers Steam System Savings

Shannon Global Energy Solutions helps Baxter Medical Center & Miramichi Regional Hospital save steam, energy, and money with reusable insulation blankets and heat shields
building security

Security Trends And Facility Management

Here is a look at common issues facing facility executives when it comes to building security.
PACE financing

From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

ACEEE explores how the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing tool for energy and water conservation projects has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.
building design

First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards

Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings.
Energy Star

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.
window film

5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
prisons

Energy, Water Conservation Measures Planned For Kentucky Prisons

Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

Question Of The Week: VFD Induced Shaft Voltage Feedback Wanted

When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers have?

Boston Hospitals Reducing Energy Use

From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by 6%.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital budgets.
new product flash

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Series M74 DS from Solatube

Designed for high bay commercial facility applications, this tubular daylighting device features a 29" diameter opening.

Comments On Standard For Existing Buildings Sought

The need for the standard's requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in the country's current building stock. Public review is open until May 25, 2011.

Compression in Utilities and Total Operating Expenses

A new BOMA-Kinsley Report includes articles on the advantages of benchmarking for industry practitioners and analyzing energy expense trends.

ASHRAE, IES Look to Change Standard 90.1

Requirements to “lighten up” energy use and costs through fenestration, parking lot lighting, and other proposed measures are being recommended for Standard 90.1.

Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Help Drive Efficiency in Electronic Products

For the first time in the United States, utilities, retailers, and manufacturers are joining together to help businesses become more informed about the benefits of purchasing energy efficient electronic products. In addition to the two utilities, this Business and Consumer Electronics program includes Best Buy, Sears Holding Company, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and Lenovo.

Green Solutions: Energy Performance Contracts & Deferred Maintenance

Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency.

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