Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Conservation articles below.
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.
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 as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
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.
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.
When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers have?
From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by 6%.
Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital budgets.
Designed for high bay commercial facility applications, this tubular daylighting device features a 29" diameter opening.
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.
A new BOMA-Kinsley Report includes articles on the advantages of benchmarking for industry practitioners and analyzing energy expense trends.
Requirements to “lighten up” energy use and costs through fenestration, parking lot lighting, and other proposed measures are being recommended for Standard 90.1.
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.
Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency.