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.
After learning about financial incentives provided by New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands realized that substantial improvements to the hotel’s energy efficiency would be cost effective.
The old expression “Spring forward, fall back” reminds us to adjust our clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which begins this Sunday, March 13.
The potential for large cost savings from energy efficiency upgrades to industrial operations often justifies the salary of dedicated energy managers—and some utilities will pay all or most of that salary.
The array is the first American commercial system to use SolarWorld’s mono-PERC bifacial modules.
Join Graybar and lighting experts from Acuity Brands for a look at how intelligent lighting solutions can help you keep your resolutions.
Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market swapped energy management teams at their facilities in San Francisco as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, resulting in a reality-style web series.
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43 square feet of certified space per resident.
The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state's first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.
Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens earned a 2015 EMA Green Seal Award from the Environmental Media Association (EMA).
Do you use energy management, building management, or both to measure and manage energy use? Do you think they are one and the same?
An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.
A four year plan to improve the Chicago Cubs' home field, The 1060 Project will include wireless lighting controls first in a new clubhouse and fitness facility.
Retrofit or forward-fit? Smart systems give new life—and new return on investment—to aging facilities.
Facility leaders can take action on these five strategies to better manage energy expenses—and position their teams for success.
When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.
Colorado’s New Energy Improvement District has launched a statewide commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program – providing commercial property owners a unique mechanism...
A provider of commercial real estate (CRE) energy management solutions, MACH Energy is focused on demonstrating that efficiency upgrades for buildings do not have to...
There is great potential for facilities to reduce energy costs through frequency regulation, regardless of the demand response market.
A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.
Facility managers can reap maximum R.O.I. on their energy systems by taking simple preventive maintenance measures this fall.
Cast your vote in this week's poll about accessing energy consumption information.
Conducted by MACH Energy, a survey on energy management systems provides insight into adoption rates and most valued features.
With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.
Ten qualified commercial buildings, with an average daily summer peak load over 500 kW, will be chosen to participate in this demand side management initiative.
Designed to reduce wasted energy, this device works with sensors in the Enlighted System to transform outlets into smart receptacles.
Available via a mobile app, the wireless system adjusts to ambient light, movement, and room occupancy.
With access to real-time data, facility teams are equipped to make fast, educated decisions to maximize productivity.
Assess, set goals, develop a plan, and measure results to maximize impact.
In an apparent paradigm shift, increased and broader functionality is changing what defines an EMS.
State of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Because analytics empowers energy efficiency, it saves money. Because analytics enables fms to focus on ROI of projects, it can help to increase corporate profits.
Capable of storing 1.9 million measurements, this device logs the power and energy consumption of 120V plug loads from office equipment, vending machines, and the like.
TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast & Opportunities."