Tag: Energy Efficiency

Buildings are responsible for an enormous amount of global energy use; and energy efficiency is the first step to green. Energy efficiency programs, market trends research and policy analysis will help shape decision-making on issues related to utility-sector energy efficiency programs and regulation, and government-funded energy efficiency initiatives.

Improving IAQ

Clearing The Air And Improving IAQ

HVAC systems are the first line of defense when it comes to protecting building occupants from airborne pollutants.
heat pump

DOE Initiative To Accelerate Heat Pump Manufacturing And Adoption

The new DOE initiative aims to bring more efficient, rooftop heat pump technologies to market as soon as 2027.
Renew America’s Schools

Applications Open For 2024 Renew America’s Schools Prize

The DOE will award $180 million to K-12 school districts to help them lower energy use and costs, improve indoor air quality, and foster healthier learning environments.
AI Facility Management

How To Harness AI For Enhanced Energy Visibility In Buildings

Coupled with net-zero building initiatives, AI advancements have set the stage for a transformative era in facility management.
Human-centric analytics

Achieve Optimal IAQ With Human-Centric Analytics

Smart building systems are revolutionizing the way we design, manage, and experience space. By grounding these systems in data focused on human needs and behavior, facilities managers can achieve spatial optimization that meaningfully benefits both the occupants and the bottom line.
RRBITC

RRBITC Will Be GSA’s First Fully Electric Building

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is GSA’s largest federal building, and one of over 100 buildings to be upgraded with emerging and sustainable technologies.
Carlisle Construction Materials LEED Platinum v4 Certification

Carlisle Earns North America’s First LEED Platinum v4 Certification

Carlisle’s Sikeston, MO building products manufacturing facility delivers up to a 38% improvement in building performance and generates over 10% of its energy used through renewable solar power.
Bayer Solar Energy Projects

Bayer Launches Groundbreaking Solar Energy Projects In New Jersey, California

Bayer’s Whippany, NJ and Woodland, CA solar projects align with its sustainability commitments to reach carbon neutrality by 2030 and have net-zero waste across its entire value chain by 2050.
Energy Savings Performance Contract, ESPC, Public Schools

Michigan School District Launches Transformative Sustainability Infrastructure Project

Sustainability improvements from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Ameresco will save Warren Woods Public Schools an estimated $8.7 million over 25 years.
Top States for Green Building

New York Leads 2023 Top 10 States For Green Building

New York also landed among top states for LEED Professionals, between California at number one and Texas in third, in USGBC annual ranking.

Does The Color Of Your Commercial Roof Really Matter?

Recent studies challenge beliefs about the importance of a roof's color on a building's environmental footprint.
renewables, renewable energy

Hold Off On Renewables: Start With Energy Efficiency

Before jumping into an investment in renewables, first optimize your energy systems for cost savings and efficiency.
Facility Lighting

Future-Proofing The Savings And Decarbonization Potential Of Facility Lighting

The commercial lighting transformation continues with potential for controlled, networked lighting to wring more savings from uber-efficient LEDs.
December 2023 Issue, Facility Executive

Facility Executive December 2023 Issue

The December 2023 issue explores business continuity and the next generation of facility management. Plus, stormwater management trends, LED lighting, and SOLUTIONS for 2024.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Better Climate Challenge Road Show

Better Climate Challenge Road Show: New Episodes Released Today!

In the newly released second season of its Better Climate Challenge Road Show, the Department of Energy visits Cleveland to highlight decarbonization in action.
Retrofitting Commercial Buildings, ACEEE

What’s The Biggest Barrier To Retrofitting Commercial Buildings?

ACEEE examines how conflicting interests in the commercial real estate industry prevent more significant energy efficiency investment, and identifies strategies for utilities to drive energy savings.
Johnson Controls

DOE Grant To Boost Johnson Controls’ U.S. Heat Pump Manufacturing

Updated Johnson Controls plants will produce an estimated 200,000 residential, commercial and industrial heat pumps combined – a production increase of 200%.
Distilleries ENERGY STAR

EPA Announces First-Ever ENERGY STAR Certified Distilleries

A large distillery consumes as much energy as 7,000 American homes: These eight distilleries are the first to earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.