Tag: Energy Retrofits

Energy Savings Performance Contract, ESPC, Public Schools

Michigan School District Launches Transformative Sustainability Infrastructure Project

Sustainability improvements from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Ameresco will save Warren Woods Public Schools an estimated $8.7 million over 25 years.
Retrofitting Commercial Buildings, ACEEE

What’s The Biggest Barrier To Retrofitting Commercial Buildings?

ACEEE examines how conflicting interests in the commercial real estate industry prevent more significant energy efficiency investment, and identifies strategies for utilities to drive energy savings.
carbon emissions in office buildings

Decarbonization Of Office Buildings: Digital Technology Is Best Approach

Digital and electric solutions can cut carbon emissions in office buildings by up to 70%, reveals new research from Schneider Electric.
net-zero energy

New York Bakery Goes Net-Zero Energy

Bread Alone, a Certified Climate Neutral company, has installed a 366kW on-site solar array to power its 8,000 square foot facility in the Catskill Mountains region.
landlord-tenant split incentive

The Time Is Now To Finally Crack The Split Incentive Barrier

The split incentive, the most common commercial lease structure, has long stood in the way of deep energy retrofits in tenant-occupied commercial space.
safety

Facility Safety Protocols For Outside Contractors Amid COVID-19

It's important to consider updating the safety precautions required by external teams as they enter and exit your property.
energy efficiency

5 Key Ways To Boost Energy Efficiency Retrofits

As in most industries, the real impact comes with scale. In the case of energy efficiency, achieving scale across real estate assets drives significant and faster returns to the bottom line.
179D

Question Of The Week: Preserve Energy Tax Deduction 179D?

In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.
LEED v4.1

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?

New Report Supports Extending 179D Tax Deduction

Expired in 2016, BOMA and other industry stakeholders have released a study on benefits of reviving the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction.
commercial PACE

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Partner On PACE

Under the national partnership, the two firms will begin offering commercial PACE financing through Renovate America's HERO Program in Missouri.
Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Free Web Tool Identifies Promising Energy Saving Measures

New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving measures.

Building Owners Invest In Modest Cost-Effective Energy Programs

New report shows maturation of green building industry's ability to achieve and measure increased cash flows and value as well as reduce environmental impacts.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .