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.
The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.
Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks utilities on 20 metrics based on 2018 performance, programs, and policies. Leading the way: National Grid Massachusetts and Eversource Massachusetts, tied for first place.
Lochinvar, a manufacturer of energy efficient water heating solutions, launched the Micro CHP XRGI25 cogeneration system. Jeff Vallett, market segment manager, provides details on how facility managers can utilize the technology.
The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.
75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.
MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.
PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.
The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the first new national appliance efficiency standards since 2017.
A first of its kind report from ASE, ACEEE, and BSCE states energy efficiency actions have delivered results, while warning of stalled progress.
The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.
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.