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A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.


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A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.

Energy Efficiency

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.


Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste

A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

China Is Top Country For Global Green Building

Mainland China leads USGBC'S Top 10 list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

New Opportunities To Optimize Energy Use

Innovative technologies, system design, building operations, and financing are among the emerging opportunities to optimize energy use in commercial buildings, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Illinois Ranked Top State For LEED Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Three-Acre Green Roof Helps Earn LEED Gold For Gateway Arch Museum

The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.

U.S. DOE Funding Early-Stage R&D On Building Technologies

Building envelope, energy management, and LED lighting are among the research areas to receive more than $40 million of funding.

ASHRAE Creating New Net-Zero World HQ Building

ASHRAE will invest $15.7 million to renovate its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, GA, with the intent of being designed for net-zero energy efficiency.

Smart Buildings And Workplace Strategies For The Future

Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.

Breakthroughs In Boiler Technology

Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.

Mapping Energy Management

Confounded by energy efficiency options? Rely on a process to move toward goals.

Stylish FLEX Series LED Specification Troffer By Cree

The FLEX Series recessed lighting system offers energy efficiency while meeting the needs of architects and lighting designers.

Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

The increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.

TempMaster Rooftop Units

OmniPremier 25 ton to 50 ton commercial rooftop units offer superior standard efficiency levels and already meet stringent DOE 2023 energy efficiency requirements.

Harvard Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind HouseZero Lab And Prototype

Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

California Cities To Save $60M With Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.

USGBC Announces New Initiatives And Updates To LEED

Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.

Smart Buildings Driving U.S. Energy Efficiency Spending

More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.

GBCI’s Parksmart Reaches 100 Registered Parking Facilities

Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.

Energy Savings Possible With Window Film

Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.

Trane Presents Energy Efficiency Leader Award To MA School District

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD) in Massachusetts is improving facility conditions through a multi-year energy conservation program with Trane.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Commissioning Solar PV Systems

Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.

The 5 Biggest Innovations In Facility Management Technology

Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

New HIIO LED High Bay Lights From Access Fixtures

HIIO is a high quality LED high bay that offers unique and convenient features to fulfill commercial, industrial, and gymnasium lighting needs.

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