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


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

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.


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.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.

Aircuity Launches 2.0 Platform For Smart Commercial Buildings

Aircuity 2.0 helps commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.

Over 10,000 Workers Working To Restore Power Due To Harvey Damage

As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.

Smart Energy Management As New Status Quo

Currently, a relatively small portion of commercial buildings is measuring and tracking energy use, not to mention active management and optimization.

Logistics And Lighting Lead To Efficiency

A midwest distribution center is saving energy after finding a lighting retrofit solution on the shelves of its own facility.
Whirlpool

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.

ECS Global Solutions Installs Smart Building Platform

The service will deliver real-time data analytics on facility system performance to a new Manhattan medical office building in New York City.

Preventive Maintenance Helps Raise The Bar

All building systems equipment degrades over time, but performance of high efficiency systems may decline more rapidly than the standard without proper maintenance.
Detroit

The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

XtraLight Focuses On LED Lighting For Data Centers

Data centers can improve power usage effectiveness by up to 25% with energy-efficient LED lighting paired with sophisticated controls and sensors.
materials management

Federal Facilities Conclude 5th Annual Green Challenge

Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.

Facility Executive Live! Presents Stories From The Field

Technology, Energy, Sustainability, Construction, Staff Development... and the list goes on when it comes to the work of facility management.

Facility Controls Help Retailers Widen Shrinking Margins

Technology that monitors building systems in food retail facilities can help to reduce inefficiencies and operating costs.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Question Of The Week: Would You Miss ENERGY STAR?

If this U.S. EPA program is eliminated in 2018, what would it mean to energy efficiency efforts at your facilities?

Zen Ecosystems, Encycle Form Partnership

Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.

Support For Wind, Solar Power Continues

The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.

Navigant Research Looks At AI For Buildings

A new report analyzes the outlook for six key types of artificial intelligence in the commercial building landscape

Through STEM, Students Install HVAC System

Elementary students at a Minnesota school had the opportunity to install new HVAC equipment in their building.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.

Reduce Energy Use, And Save Water

An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Join Facility Executive Live! In Chicago This October

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.
energy costs

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers From Fulham

The WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications now feature support for DALI lighting controls.

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