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Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.


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Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

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.


Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

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.

TempMaster Rooftop Units

OmniPremier 25 ton to 50 ton commercial rooftop units offer superior standard efficiency levels and already meet stringent DOE 2023 energy efficiency requirements.

Harvard Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind HouseZero Lab And Prototype

Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

California Cities To Save $60M With Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.

USGBC Announces New Initiatives And Updates To LEED

Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.

Smart Buildings Driving U.S. Energy Efficiency Spending

More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.

GBCI’s Parksmart Reaches 100 Registered Parking Facilities

Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.

Energy Savings Possible With Window Film

Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.

Trane Presents Energy Efficiency Leader Award To MA School District

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD) in Massachusetts is improving facility conditions through a multi-year energy conservation program with Trane.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Commissioning Solar PV Systems

Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

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.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.

The 5 Biggest Innovations In Facility Management Technology

Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

New HIIO LED High Bay Lights From Access Fixtures

HIIO is a high quality LED high bay that offers unique and convenient features to fulfill commercial, industrial, and gymnasium lighting needs.

$150M High Tech High School Opens In New Jersey

The 350,000-square-foot technical school meets LEED Gold standards, and includes water efficient landscaping, geothermal heating, a green roof, and wind turbines.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

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.

Protecting Cities From Legionnaires’ Disease

South Bronx hospital adopts new anti-microbial cooling tower technology to stave off Legionnaires' Disease and other biological health threats.

Bright Ideas In Lighting

A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.

8 Questions To Ask Before Replacing Your Facility Assets

Local energy conservation initiatives are a great way to save money when you purchase new assets or fixtures. Here are answers to your most commonly asked questions and a handy asset replacement cheat sheet.

Maximize Clean Energy Progress

Increasingly, buildings are active players in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals for the organizations they serve, and beyond.

Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.

Will Trump’s DOE Propose To Roll Back Light Bulb Standards?

A proposed rule on light bulb standards will soon be released. Manufacturers have lobbied for an illegal rollback of strong standards with which they must comply beginning in 2020.

Best Practices For Automated Shading Systems

The right balance of daylighting and daylight harvesting strategies can provide health, productivity, and energy saving benefits: Here’s how to get the most out of your facility’s automated shading system.

GM Focuses On Lighting For Energy Conservation

General Motors is working with Starco Lighting to help reduce lighting-related energy consumption across its global facilities.

USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

Sharper Edge: Five Tips To Increase Efficiency In The Outer Reaches

Edge computing likely takes place throughout your facility, from server closets to branch offices. Making these sites reliable isn’t enough: Energy efficiency must also be part of an effective edge strategy.

Natural Light In Workplace Design

Cultivating a healthy indoor environment can begin with sound daylighting strategies.

Energy Improvements Across The Board

With partners from public and private sectors, the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge is a platform for innovation and collaboration.

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.

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