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.
New ACEEE research finds that companies control about three-fourths of U.S. energy use, but most do not set energy-saving targets or have comprehensive efficiency plans.
Analysis by Alliance to Save Energy and DesignLights Consortium shines light on potential of lighting upgrades, including networked lighting controls, to reap bigger energy efficiency program savings.
Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.
Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Better Plants partner TE Connectivity for energy efficiency leadership at its Lickdale, PA plant.
Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world
The right projects built with the right solutions will deliver important energy savings while making smart, financial sense.
Across the U.S., states are making concerted efforts to promote electric vehicles, efficient products, smart buildings, cold climate heat pumps, and zero-energy building codes, according to the just-released 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
The Department of Energy program's partners represent more than 3,200 facilities and roughly 12% of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint.
The EPA's GreenChill Partnership has recognized ALDI as the grocery retailer with the most GreenChill store certifications in the past year.
The new Energy to Care Dashboard Tool from ASHE offers an at-a-glance view of healthcare facilities’ energy use.
The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.
A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.
The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.
Four larger sizes added to new state-of-the-art boiler line featuring efficiency, ease of installation, and maintenance.
The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.
Many U.S. cities are boosting their clean energy efforts, but few are on track to meet climate goals, according to 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
These annual awards recognize organizations and individuals pioneering new ways to use energy more effectively in buildings, homes, and beyond.
Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.
Designed to deliver superior energy efficiency, the new Reliant range is suitable for warehouses, light manufacturing, and other large indoor spaces.
More than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded eight organizations for leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.
Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.
ASHRAE has published a new guideline for increasing energy efficiency in historic buildings while minimizing the disturbance of the building’s historic character.
Passive Optical Local Area Networks are the key to future-ready, cost-effective digital transformations in smart environments.