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.
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.
The paper examines an array of Clean Power Plan strategies related to buildings, ranging from incremental to transformational.
To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.
The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.
Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.
Part of the company's EVERLINE LED retrofit product family, this offering may qualify for local utility rebates that require the retrofitted fixture to include a permanent (external) LED Driver.
NYSERDA's new initiatives will support advanced technologies to help businesses improve energy efficiency and drive more than $200 million in savings.
This innovative new wall heater from Marley Engineered Products® offers modern design and features with simple installation.
To increase energy efficiency while providing good indoor air quality, St. Thomas Hospital in Tennessee worked with its service providers to deliver a solution while also keeping aesthetics in mind.
From concept to grand opening, LED lighting proves to be a reliable solution that delivers on better visibility and energy/maintenance cost savings while adding comfort to the grocery shopping experience.
Intermatic’s sensors provide reliable ON/OFF sensing no matter the lighting technology, whether older magnetic models or new electronic drivers and ballasts.
This provider of indoor and outdoor LED lamps and luminaires is providing rapid delivery to facility management customers.
In late June 2016, DesignLights Consortium launched its QPL for Networked Lighting Control, and Lightcloud is the first to be recognized as meeting those performance specifications.
Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.
Cree expands its ZR Series LED troffer portfolio with the new ZR FD LED Series, a commercial spec-grade troffer that delivers superior energy efficiency of 130 lumens per watt.
Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza.
2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
In Ocean Springs, MS, the Walter Anderson Museum of Art installed new lighting and controls for improved appearance and operation.
Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.
Four new fixtures from ILEX balance thoughtful, modern design with the convenience of LEDs.
A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.
This maximum power transfer solution (MPTS) technology improves power quality and energy efficiency in buildings.
Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.