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.
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.
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.
Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.
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.
In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
The company now offers a complete range of Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valves to fit a variety of applications in building environments.
Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
Modules that employ this company's HLR Technology improve indoor air quality in facilities while reducing HVAC energy consumption.
There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.
Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.
The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.
A focus on energy efficiency services uncovers growth opportunities in integrated facilities management in the SEA region, according to the research and consulting firm.
Revolution Lighting Technologies’ high performance Buy American Act Compliant LED tubes installed into world-renowned battleship turned museum; LED solutions improve lighting energy use by 72%.
The company has introduced its new LPC LED low profile canopy series and ALH series of LED architectural linear highbays.
For Wisconsin-based microbrewery Barley John’s, choosing a building envelope that offered flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and adaptability was integral to the company’s long-term success.
Technology synergies and the Sylvania brand were cited as key reasons for the investment.
At the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, a lobby renovation provided the opportunity to boost aesthetics and improve energy efficiency.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
The new standard, BREEAM USA In-Use, measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.
A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.
Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.
The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.
According to recent analysis by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program, more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the new version — compared to the 2004 baseline.
New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.
This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.
The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.
Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.
View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.
A new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance offers insights, shares results on strategies for sports facilities managers.
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.