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The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.


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The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.

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.


Ohio Cement Plant To Be Powered By Wind Energy

The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.

How Candy Companies Are Saving Energy

Many candy companies are taking energy-saving steps to improve their business models and meet their sustainability goals.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

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

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.

Applying Insulation To HVAC Equipment

The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

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

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.

AT&T and Synchronoss Simplify Building Management

New IoT solution will help businesses optimize energy consumption and improve building efficiencies.

Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management

The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.

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.

Schneider Electric Introduces PowerLogic ION9000

This newest addition to the EcoStruxure™ Power portfolio is a complete, innovative power quality meter for critical power applications.

Question Of The Week: Has Your ENERGY STAR Score Changed?

Based on most recent market data available, on August 26 the EPA updated performance metrics for facilities participating in its ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool.

15 Recognized By DOE Better Buildings Lighting Campaign

The Department of Energy highlights 15 partners, along with those recognized in the last two years, that have newly installed or upgraded more than 2.8 million lighting fixtures and lighting controls.

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.

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.

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.

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