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.
Via ZigBee, the solution enables communication between Schneider Electric's building management system and room controllers and Panasonic’s variable refrigerant flow-based HVAC systems.
This cost saving fixture can be installed by a single person, slashing installation costs by up to 50 percent
One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.
The collaboration combines leading offerings from the two companies to provide a new daylighting/solar control film solution for windows.
With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.
Florida-based BrandSmart USA carried out a $2 million+ energy retrofit by employing the Property Assessed Clean Energy finance tool. Facility management service firm ABM managed the project for the retailer.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.
In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.
In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.
Due to its visionary design, unequaled size, and central location, this cultural landmark has played a significant role in the success of Canada's most innovative business leaders.
UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.
U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.
Taking a closer look at these aspects can help facility management leaders and their teams improve operations.
Renovate America honors the team’s significant investments to improve water and energy efficiency at PETCO Park as part of its Go Green Initiative.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
The improvements will help the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meet its sustainability goals while improving equipment performance and fan experience.
Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.
The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.
The relationship will broaden the reach of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems by offering a wider product line to serve facilities of all sizes.
If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.
The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.
IFMA has released its latest guide in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-To Guide: Carbon Footprint.”
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards at its 19th biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.
The pioneer product of efficient heating celebrated its 30th anniversary last month.
Rather than an item by item, "menu" approach, a decentralized systems approach is key to optimizing the operation of HVAC and other facility systems.
Latest release of Metasys® building automation system (BAS) enhancements boosts productivity, improves energy efficiency, and helps protect against cyber threats.
The expansion uses 44% less energy and 45% less water than a typical food processing facility, while at the same time doubling Sabra's production capacity.
Green roofing from Columbia Green Technologies is part of Amazon's new downtown Seattle headquarters’ sustainable design.
The on-premise laundry program can help a 150-room hotel save as much as $8,700 per year.
In central Florida, a county library facility employs thermal energy storage via ice for space cooling during peak demand hours.
While the benefits are increasingly clear, facilities should note these four tips to avoid LED lighting failure.
Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.