Energy Efficiency

Resource pages for "Energy Efficiency"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


2022 Better Buildings Progress Report

Better Buildings Participants Realize More Than $15B In Energy Savings

New DOE report recognizes 12 organizations for achieving energy and water reduction goals; highlights new Better Climate Challenge partners.
Commercial Real Estate Sustainability

Commercial Real Estate 2022: Four Pressing Sustainability Initiatives

New guide from Cortex Sustainability Intelligence helps CRE leaders make more informed decarbonization decisions.
renewable energy and real estate

Prioritizing Renewable Energy In Real Estate Development

A new report from Urban Land Institute covers the environmental, financial, and community benefits of renewable energy.
Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

How To Scale Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

Commercial building retrofits can reduce energy use by up to 40%, but are not happening at the scale needed to meet climate goals, according to a new ACEEE report.
Sustainable IAQ

Achieving Sustainable IAQ In Facilities

The Clean First framework includes four steps facility management teams can follow to achieve Sustainable IAQ.
Data Center Predictions

Three Data Center Predictions For 2022

The Uptime Institute looks at three key predictions for the data center industry in 2022, and their impact on facility management.
GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices Featured

GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices

New metrics analyzing total customer impacts in 2021 translate to $100M+ in energy cost savings and 1.4B lbs. of carbon emissions avoided.
Lighting LEDs

Lighting Trends: Get Ready For LEDs 2.0

As the first generation of LED fixtures are due for replacement, facilities can boost the benefits.
building management system

How To Make Your Building Management System Future-Ready

By making the right key investments in building management systems, facility managers can ensure their buildings are refreshed and future-ready.
LEED for Cities

15 Local Governments Join LEED For Cities Leadership Program

USGBC program brings local governments together to support LEED for Cities certification efforts with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, technical assistance, and access to educational resources.
Honeywell indoor air quality

Blumenthal Performing Arts, Honeywell Collaborate To Improve Theater IAQ

Honeywell will work with Charlotte, NC cultural and entertainment organization to improve indoor air quality in backstage areas.
Industrial Heat Pumps

Industrial Heat Pumps Offer A Path To Energy Security

ACEEE's Industrial Program Director discusses how industrial heat pumps (IHP) offer a compelling path to greater electrification and energy security.
Preferred Utilities Manufacturing solar

Solar Panel Installation Supports Manufacturer’s Green Energy Goals

Preferred Utilities Manufacturing demonstrates its commitment to sustainability by using solar power and clean-burning renewable fuel.
construction financing

Lower Cost Financing For Lower Carbon Construction

PACE Equity and New Buildings Institute encourage commercial buildings to reduce carbon footprint with the new CIRRUS™ Low Carbon financing.
ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar Energy Program Helps Arizona Pets In Need

SRP Solar for Nonprofits program awards free solar energy system to Arizona Humane Society Nina Mason Pulliam South Mountain Campus.
LEDs

LEDs Now More Economical, Fluorescent Bulbs Should Be Phased Out

Compared to mercury-laced fluorescent bulbs, LEDs cost less, are widely available, and would cut greenhouse gas emissions, new study says.
energy standards

Energy Standards To Perform

The Buildings Performance Standards Coalition, which includes 33 state and local governments, advances legislation in support of emission reductions in both new and existing buildings.
Connected lighting

Next Steps In Cyber Secure Lighting

As connected lighting gains ground, “turning on the lights” increasingly means tapping into a network of advanced control technology. It also presents cybersecurity concerns.
Compact Water Heaters

PVI Introduces New Generation Of Compact Water Heaters

Centurion 2000 MBH compact water heaters provide operating efficiencies and lower cost of ownership in variety of commercial applications.

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