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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.


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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

Energy Efficiency

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LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

Friday Funny: Happy 4/20, Bud!

This year’s 4/20, the high holiday of marijuana culture, comes at a time of robust growth for the cannabis industry. A look at a budding opportunity for energy efficiency, courtesy of ACEEE.

Five Tips For A Greener Campus

This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.

Unified Building Management Systems

For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.

Optimizing HVAC Systems

Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.

School District To Save $15.3M With New Energy Efficiency Program

California’s Escalon Unified School District recently completed a 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic and integrated energy efficiency and STEM education initiative.

Maximizing Natural Light In Facilities

With Daylight Saving Time around the corner, consider the potential benefits of daylighting and daylight harvesting for your facilities.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2018

As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.

Building Envelope, Beyond Aesthetics

The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.

Amerlux Launches SPEQ Track Lighting

The new line of modern-styled track lighting solutions delivers a controlled, powerful, and clean beam of light on high-end retail, gallery exhibits, and commercial spaces.

SP-A-VG Bathroom Ceiling Exhaust Fan From Greenheck

The Greenheck SP-A-VG ceiling exhaust fan features Vari-Green® technology and is nearly 250% more energy efficient than standard models.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Going For Green With Energy Efficiency At The Winter Olympics

The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.

Honeywell Mechanical Systems Outcome Based Service

Outcome Based Service is a smart suite of services that use building performance data to focus maintenance activities where they are most needed to improve operational efficiency and maximize uptime.

Super Bowl LII Stadium Can Withstand Snow, Save Energy

Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.

Mainland China Leads Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED

Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.

New Guidance On Achieving Joint Certification Of BREEAM, WELL

A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.

Revolution Lighting Chosen For Caribbean Recovery Efforts

Partnership between GB Energy LED and IMPACT Construction includes the LED lighting provider as a supplier for rebuild projects in the Puerto Rico, USVI, and BVI regions.

Sensi Multiple Thermostat Manager From Emerson

New software application can manage and control multiple heating and cooling systems through one convenient online portal.

In WA State, Better Buildings Challenge Partners Share Progress

The first full-service restaurant to join the Department of Energy initiative has realized a 28% reduction in energy use and a 43% reduction in water use to date.

How U.S. Deep Freeze Impacts Energy Demand, Prices

Across the eastern U.S., record low temperatures are increasing the amount of energy needed in order to keep homes and businesses operating at optimal temperatures.

Foreverlamp Launches New Industrial LED Replacement Lamp

The new J Series provides a powerful LED replacement for up to 400W MH lamps that operate in dusty and harsh industrial environments.

Senior Living Operator Highlights ENERGY STAR Certifications

For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.

Nice Group USA Launches Era Inn Window Blind Control System

New automated interior roller shade system maximizes efficiency and comfort.

Improving Operations And Maintenance With IoT

With Internet of Things technology in place, facility maintenance decisions are made easier and more efficient.

OptimumAIR Boosts HVAC Efficiency

OptimumAIR is a module for the OptiCx optimization platform that improves occupant comfort and dramatically lowers costs.

Sustainability Through Performance Contracting

Eliminate existing barriers to on-site renewable energy systems with this third-party financing mechanism.

When Building Controls Veer Off Course

Here’s a look at why today’s building automation delivery process often yields inefficient results.

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