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.
Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.
Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.
Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.
The WINT Water Intelligence solution helps organizations achieve two primary goals: To prevent damage from water leaks, and to improve sustainability by significantly reducing water consumption.
Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.
Amerlux’s Quick-Line is a LED architectural-grade pendant fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost, and high quality.
The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.
Innovative technologies, system design, building operations, and financing are among the emerging opportunities to optimize energy use in commercial buildings, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.
The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.
Building envelope, energy management, and LED lighting are among the research areas to receive more than $40 million of funding.
Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.
The FLEX Series recessed lighting system offers energy efficiency while meeting the needs of architects and lighting designers.
Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.
The increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.
Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.
More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.
Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.
The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD) in Massachusetts is improving facility conditions through a multi-year energy conservation program with Trane.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.