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Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.


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Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.

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.


Smart Vision Lights’ RM75 Mini Ring Light Series

Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

ASHRAE President, Officers, And Directors 2017-18

In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.

June 22 Is National HVAC Tech Day

Industry stakeholders are recognizing the work of technicians in the HVAC industry, their impact on buildings and homes, and training to fill a talent gap.

Question Of The Week: Would You Miss ENERGY STAR?

If this U.S. EPA program is eliminated in 2018, what would it mean to energy efficiency efforts at your facilities?

Zen Ecosystems, Encycle Form Partnership

Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.

Support For Wind, Solar Power Continues

The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

New Report Supports Extending 179D Tax Deduction

Expired in 2016, BOMA and other industry stakeholders have released a study on benefits of reviving the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.

Reduce Energy Use, And Save Water

An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.

Multi-Panel LED Skylight Displays By Super Bright LEDs

These artificial LED skylight systems contain either 2-foot-by-2-foot or 2-foot-by-4-foot LED panel lights in various quantities.

California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

Cree Extends OSQ Series Of LED Luminaires

The new luminaire more than doubles the top lumen output of the original OSQ Series with up to 65,000 lumens and can replace multiple metal halide 1000W fixtures.

WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers From Fulham

The WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications now feature support for DALI lighting controls.

LFI Innovation Awards At LIGHTFAIR 2017

Highlighting innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months, these lighting awards saw 255 entries spanning 14 categories.

Top 10 Energy Efficient U.S. Cities 

Boston, New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland are among the leaders in ACEEE's City Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 51 large cities.

Prepare Your Facility To Beat The Summer Heat

HVAC technologies can result in reduced energy costs and higher occupant satisfaction during summer's peak demand days.

Improving Chiller Maintenance Using IoT and Predictive Technologies Webinar

View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.

Boston Medical Center Fires Up Cogen Plant

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.

New WebCTRL Chilled Water System Optimizer By ALC

Automated Logic Corporation's new high efficiency chilled water system optimizer helps customers save energy.

Pittsburgh: A Leader In Sustainable Cities

Pittsburgh leads North American cities with the most buildings committed to the 2030 District Network, an initiative that challenges buildings to reduce their environmental impact.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.

Halio Smart Tinting Glass From Kinestral Technologies

Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.

Atlanta Takes On Boston In Third SWAP Challenge

In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.

Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy

In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

Schneider Electric Expands Control Valves Offering

The company now offers a complete range of Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valves to fit a variety of applications in building environments.

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