Energy Management | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

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.


https://facilityexecutive.com/2018/08/8-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.

Energy Management

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Management articles below.


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.

Protect Your Power: Investment In Energy Resilience

Facility executives know that the ability to keep operations running if the energy grid goes down is critical for their business.

Maximize Clean Energy Progress

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

Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures

Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.

Schneider Electric Launches Next Generation Of EcoStruxure Building

New smart building platform enables quick connectivity of IoT devices for increased scalability and faster deployment of new technologies.

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.

Sustainability At Broward College: A Project Perspective

Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.

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.

At Facility Executive Live!, Take Action On Energy Management

Attend this event in Philadelphia, PA on September 20, 2018 for a panel discussion about tools and strategies that will help you and your team improve energy management at your organization.

Schneider Electric Introduces Masterpact MTZ Circuit Breaker

Product offers EcoStruxure Power capabilities required to build smart, dependable, sustainable power distribution systems; provides seamless integration with building and energy management systems.

Better Ventilation Pays Off In Productivity, Health

Fresh air is healthier than stale or polluted air, and while increasing ventilation may increase energy use, research shows the benefits of doing so outweigh costs. 

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.

EDX Demand Manager for Energy Reduction

The EDX Demand Manager software module allows Energy Managers to handle more demand events and more complex load reduction strategies, across more locations, with minimum effort.

How To Make Buildings Truly Smart—And Keep Them From Losing Their Minds

We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.

Be Part Of Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia This Fall

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live! Now in its second year, the September 20, 2018 event is tailored to address the diverse responsibilities of facility management.

General Motors And L’Oréal USA SWAP Energy Advice

The U.S. DOE has released the fourth installment of its Better Buildings Challenge SWAP program, with this edition sharing insight into two industrial facilities.

Maximizing Roof Space For Solar PV

Compared to traditional skylights, tubular daylighting devices provide more “roofing real estate” for solar panel installations.

Energy Credential Accredited By ANSI

The Energy Management Professional credential from the Energy Management Association is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, and recognized by DOE Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

Morgan Stanley Facilities Retrofit With Current, powered by GE

The companies are collaborating on an energy efficiency program across more than 600 Morgan Stanley retail branches with a turnkey LED lighting and digital controls solution.

School District To Save $15.3M With New Energy Efficiency Program

California’s Escalon Unified School District recently completed a 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic and integrated energy efficiency and STEM education initiative.

PM8000 Power Meter From Schneider Electric

The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Solutions From Siemens For LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment

The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.

Mobile Lighting Apps From Acuity Controls

Three new feature-laden mobile apps offer quick and easy lighting configuration and control in the palm of your hand.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.

NEMA: America Needs Infrastructure Modernization Strategy

National Electrical Manufacturers Association joins business and industry thought leaders in call for broad-based legislation to modernize America's electrical infrastructure.

How U.S. Deep Freeze Impacts Energy Demand, Prices

Across the eastern U.S., record low temperatures are increasing the amount of energy needed in order to keep homes and businesses operating at optimal temperatures.

Getting To Smart Buildings: Six Keys To Implement IoT

As technologies continue to evolve in 2018, consider the connection between building energy management systems and IoT.

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped For Digital Age

More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.

Driving Power And Energy Management In Data Centers

Achieving efficiencies in data center management requires the distinction between power and energy.

Survey Shows Sampling Of ENERGY STAR Attitudes And Use

With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.

NIBS, NBI Issue Guidance To Help Cities Achieve Energy Goals

New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.

5 Steps To Energy Management Planning

With energy as the second largest expense for most organizations, it's critical for facility executives to revisit energy management program strategies periodically.

Wireless Valve Actuator Improves Steam Driven Building

Opened in 1931, the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan now features a wireless controls system to regulate heating and cooling.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Sparkfund Technology Subscription For Energy Projects

This energy-as-a-service option provides facility executives the opportunity to make a single monthly payment that covers energy project installation, repairs, monitoring, and servicing.

Featured Video

Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

Featured Knowledge Channels

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.