Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Efficiency articles below.
Now in its 25th year, these annual energy awards recognize innovators in the field of energy efficiency.
The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.
Roofing projects are an opportunity to bring this building envelope item up to current building codes, including energy performance aspects.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.
The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.
This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.
In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.
Industry stakeholders are recognizing the work of technicians in the HVAC industry, their impact on buildings and homes, and training to fill a talent gap.
If this U.S. EPA program is eliminated in 2018, what would it mean to energy efficiency efforts at your facilities?
Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.
The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.
A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.
Expired in 2016, BOMA and other industry stakeholders have released a study on benefits of reviving the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction.
Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.
An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.
These artificial LED skylight systems contain either 2-foot-by-2-foot or 2-foot-by-4-foot LED panel lights in various quantities.
Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.
Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.
In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.
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 new luminaire more than doubles the top lumen output of the original OSQ Series with up to 65,000 lumens and can replace multiple metal halide 1000W fixtures.
The WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications now feature support for DALI lighting controls.
Highlighting innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months, these lighting awards saw 255 entries spanning 14 categories.
Boston, New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland are among the leaders in ACEEE's City Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 51 large cities.
HVAC technologies can result in reduced energy costs and higher occupant satisfaction during summer's peak demand days.
View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.
The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.
Automated Logic Corporation's new high efficiency chilled water system optimizer helps customers save energy.
Pittsburgh leads North American cities with the most buildings committed to the 2030 District Network, an initiative that challenges buildings to reduce their environmental impact.
From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.
Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.
In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.
In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.