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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient economy took a closer look at the people and projects behind its annual energy efficiency ranking.


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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient economy took a closer look at the people and projects behind its annual energy efficiency ranking.

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.


Stories Behind The ACEEE 2017 State Scorecard

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient economy took a closer look at the people and projects behind its annual energy efficiency ranking.

Common Generator Problems In Industrial Settings

There are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs, and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

Tubelite Unveils New 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall

Tubelite Inc.'s new 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall is a thermally broken curtainwall product designed to meet or exceed today’s stringent energy codes.

Pfizer Builds World’s First LEED Platinum Pharmaceutical Factory

With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.

AASHE Releases 2017 Sustainable Campus Index

Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

Did You Miss The Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings Webinar?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

NIBS, NBI Issue Guidance To Help Cities Achieve Energy Goals

New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
green lease

Search Is On For 2018 Green Lease Leaders

Headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and U.S. DOE, the program highlights successes in landlord/tenant green building efforts.
Sustainability Award

AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer From Schneider Electric

Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.
transportation green building LEED

Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Cobalt LED Retrofit Series From Nora Lighting

Nora Lighting's expanded Cobalt LED Retrofit Series offers 4”, 5” and 6” models that rotate and adjust while never exposing a recessed can opening or breaking the ceiling plane.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Evaluating Lighting Controls Options

Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Massachusetts Still Tops State Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Using IAQ To Improve Academic Performance

The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.

NASA Langley’s Katherine Johnson Computational Research Facility Officially Opens

Part of a 20-year revitalization plan at Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, the new facility is named after "human computer" Katherine Johnson of "Hidden Figures" fame.
Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands Lauded For Energy, Water Efficiency Upgrades

Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.
paint factory

AkzoNobel Opens World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory

The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

Aircuity Launches 2.0 Platform For Smart Commercial Buildings

Aircuity 2.0 helps commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.

New Energy Code in MI Impacts Lighting Controls

Take a look at these changes in the 2015 Michigan Energy Code that will take effect on September 20, 2017.

New Online Tools From Hunter Douglas Architectural

Web-based tools help specifiers with complex fenestration and energy efficiency data.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
Whirlpool

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.
Detroit

The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

Net Zero Energy For Buildings

Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

ICC, SEIA Partner To Produce 2018 Solar Energy Tool

The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.

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