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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.


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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.

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.


In Colorado, Xcel Energy Pilot Program Announced

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.

New Product Flash: Plug Load Controller From Enlighted

Designed to reduce wasted energy, this device works with sensors in the Enlighted System to transform outlets into smart receptacles.

New Product Flash: Audacy Lighting Control from IDEAL Industries

Available via a mobile app, the wireless system adjusts to ambient light, movement, and room occupancy.

Real-Time Energy Data: Four Big Benefits

With access to real-time data, facility teams are equipped to make fast, educated decisions to maximize productivity.

Common Sense Criteria For Energy Improvements

Assess, set goals, develop a plan, and measure results to maximize impact.

Energy Management Systems (EMS) 2.0?

In an apparent paradigm shift, increased and broader functionality is changing what defines an EMS.

Open Standards | Smart Buildings Solution Of The Future

State of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Web Exclusive: How To Empower Energy And Facility Managers With Analytics

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.

New Product Flash: HOBO Plug Load Logger from Onset

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.

Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast

TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast & Opportunities."

FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the facility is making in sustainability.

Question Of The Week: Facility Management And Energy Initiatives

Execution of energy management programs is typically a shared responsibility, but what can be done when the facilities department is reluctant to take charge?

FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year Winners

This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.

Question Of The Week: Demand Response?

A recent report from Navigant Research forecasts worldwide revenue from demand response programs will grow from $1.6 billion annually in 2014 to $9.7 billion in 2023.

New Service Spotlight: Attune Energy Dashboard by E-Mon

This cloud based service accesses historical and real-time energy usage data from a variety of meter types.

Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Usage Patterns

Kevin Folsom makes energy management recommendations based on consumption, efficiency, and unit cost.

Energy Leaders Plan To Invest More In Efficiency Next Year

Survey findings: energy efficiency may be bright spot in recovering economy as investment increases.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Management Employee Engagement

While facility managers often institute energy management programs in their buildings, how many actually take the time to survey employees to find out who—if anyone—is actively engaged in the program? One manager is looking for survey assistance.

Services & Maintenance: Funding Energy Projects

Government incentives and utility rebates have momentum and are among options to investigate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

NEW PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: StruxureWare Software Suites by Schneider Electric

New software suites from Schneider Electric address the energy management needs of customers in key market segments. A suite for Data Centers is now available, with introductions focused on Water, Healthcare, and Grid to be introduced in the coming months.

Allsteel Certified To ISO 50001

Launched in 2011, this ISO Standard guides the development of an energy management standard for facilities.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Attune Advisory Services from Honeywell

This suite of services combines cloud based tools and analytics to provide actionable information for facilities.

AEE Survey Gauges Energy Jobs Market

The Association of Energy Engineers surveyed 2,775 professionals for its most recent look at the industry.

Using Apps To Eye Energy Use

A competition by the U.S. Department of Energy highlights new mobile apps that track consumption. Public voting open until tomorrow, May 31.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Services from Hess Energy Solutions

Facility managers can procure services that include fuel conversions, demand response, and energy asset optimization.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Optimization

ConEdison Solutions and Viridity Energy, Inc. are jointly offering a new energy demand response service.

Directory To Demand Response Programs In U.S.

A Los Angeles energy consulting firm has created a reference guide of commercial and industrial demand response programs.

ISO 50001 Seeks To Standardize Energy Management Strategies

Organizations will have access to a single, harmonized standard for implementation across the board.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Remote Sensor Module From ecobee

This module works with the company's energy management system and gives facility managers more control.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: "Financial Power Diet" By Staco

This online tool discusses power factor and how its correction can help to lower utility bills.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Convia Commissioning/Maintenance Partnership

Convia/A Herman Miller Company has partnered with Sylvania Lighting Services (SLS) to provide customers streamlined servicing for their Convia energy management systems.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: SeriousEnergy Manager

This software-as-a-service from Serious Materials provides continuous monitoring, analysis, optimization of energy use.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Green Intelligence For Facilities

Planon introduces this energy management component of its software offerings that provides tools to measure, monitor, and act upon, collected property and asset data.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Services From UGL Unicco

A new Energy Services practice consolidates and enhances the Boston-based company's previous portfolio of energy management offerings.

Survey: Workers Willing to Sacrifice Comfort to Save Energy

Survey also finds that nearly four in five participants (78%) are less productive at work when they are too hot or too cold.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: E-Mon LonWorks Option

E-Mon, LLC has announced the availability of a new LonWorks communication option for three of its metering product lines.

Sustainable By Design: Toward An Energy Management Plan

Tackling the escalating issue of energy consumption and costs may take resolve.

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