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The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.


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The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.

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.


Hotel In NYC Reaps Reward Of Utility Rebate

The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.

Siemens Earns ENERGY STAR In Maine

The company's office building in Scarborough, ME now uses about 30% less energy than office buildings of similar size.

Private Sector Energy Efficiency Retrofits

A white paper released earlier this year by Johnson Controls provides an overview of financing options for facilities in the private sector.

Solutia Awarded ARRA Funds For Window Film Research

The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.

Development In Organic LED Lighting

Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower costs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Bright Solutions By Action Services Group

The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.

Energy Efficiency Investments Still Strong Despite Recession

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%).

14 Buildings Competing In EPA Energy Contest

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.

BetterBricks 2010 Puget Sound Awards

These awards recognize facility managers and other building industry professionals for their support of high performance commercial buildings in the Northwest with an emphasis on energy efficiency.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EnerLogic™ Series Window Films

This new line of window films from CPFilms adds insulating power to existing windows.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ventilation & Energy Efficiency

In this Web exclusive, Gordon Sharp of Aircuity explains how some building solutions and practices are greener than others. One area garnering a lot of attention is ventilation.

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 Up For Review

Public input to help shape the 2010 version of Standard 90.1 is being sought through 21 proposed addenda.

Kimberly-Clark Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For the second consecutive year, K-C will be recognized for its energy management practices and commitment to sustainable operations, resulting in significant energy and financial savings.

Walmart Looks to Cut 20 Million Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Walmart recently announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,

ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

In an effort to clarify how ARRA funding ties to state energy code adoption and enforcement, 14 organizations have developed an explanatory statement in order to clarify for state and local governments.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Ci" And Facility Energy Efficiency

The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing studs.

Eight Firms Chosen By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

These contractors will perform utility monitoring and control systems work in federal facilities throughout the continental U.S. and overseas.

Sustainable By Design: Double Duty: Combined Heat And Power

Implementing combined heat and power systems can help reduce facility energy costs.

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