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.
There are approximately two million non-residential buildings in the U.S. over 40 years old. With a building boom that spanned many decades, more facility managers are shifting their focus to retrofitting as opposed to building new.
Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old company.
This line of PCIVs integrates three functions into a single device.
Through its State Energy Program, the DOE awarded nearly $14 million to 22 states and territories.
Technologies in higher ed laundry facilities can enhance energy efficiency and management capabilities.
An assessment of power, cooling, physical infrastructure, and operational efficiencies of data centers provides information managers can act upon.
The University of British Columbia is home to two classroom facilities recognized for elevated sustainability.
Sika Sarnafil presented awards for notable facility projects that included the company's roofing and waterproofing membranes.
A recent report finds apartment managers can unlock energy savings by working with their utilities.
When introduced in 2009, the standard was the first code intended commercial green building standard in the U.S.
This LED floodlight is designed for exterior applications.
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The facility was chosen for the study due to its already energy efficient operations.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released the fifth edition of its State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Yahoo!'s 1 million square foot campus consisting of seven buildings is the first of its kind to receive LEED EBOM gold certification.
Previously branded as EnergyView Online, Remote Energy Management is a hosted solution that enables users to save energy from anywhere and at any time.
SYLVANIA is now an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor for Lutron, performing services related to system start-up, programming, and more.
This exterior lighting fixture from GE Lighting Solutions is designed to provide a long, energy efficient lifespan.
Presented on June 1, 2011 by NEMA members, the presentation covered lighting management strategies that can cut costs and consumption.
Facility managers can monitor and control the power usage of the PCs in their organizations from a browser based application.
Launched May 1, the Siemens contest is seeking buildings that use its building automation systems in the "smartest" way. The deadline to enter is August 1, 2011.
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In early March, the GE Lighting Revolution Tour began traveling to 47 U.S. and Canadian cities to showcase the future of lighting.
A majority of energy efficient lighting professionals who responded to the survey expect to see an increase in revenue from retrofit projects in 2011.
Available with data for eight geographical areas, the Green Product Selection Tool provides performance information about the company's windows.
The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.
The company's office building in Scarborough, ME now uses about 30% less energy than office buildings of similar size.
A white paper released earlier this year by Johnson Controls provides an overview of financing options for facilities in the private sector.
The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.
Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower costs.
The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.
Across all regions surveyed, energy management is considered an important priority among commercial decision makers (92%). Notably, respondents from India (85%) and China (80%) were more likely to consider energy management very or extremely important as compared to those in Europe (55%) and North America (53%).
The building that sheds the most energy waste on a percentage basis will be declared the winner at EPA’s final weigh in on October 26.