ENERGY STAR | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.


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Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

ENERGY STAR

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ENERGY STAR articles below.


Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

LEED Gold Recertification For Wyndham Hotels & Resorts HQ

The corporate campus in Parsippany, NJ earned LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors in 2013, and the recent recertification is coupled with an ongoing focus on ENERGY STAR performance.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

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.

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.

Abundant Power’s Portfolio Energy Analytics Module

Abundant Power Group has added the Portfolio Energy Analytics Module to their Platform with energy insights for all buildings in a portfolio and a clear pathway to profitable facility management.

Water Score From EPA WaterSense

Similar to the ENERGY STAR 1-100 scoring, the recently introduced tool addresses water consumption and conservation efforts for multi-family housing.

Senior Living Operator Highlights ENERGY STAR Certifications

For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.

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.

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.
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LG Electronics Contributes To Baltimore Community Facility

The company is a member of a partnership that helped to build and outfit the Growing Green Center, a project of the nonprofit Parks & People Foundation.

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?

FM Alert: Free Energy Benchmarking Leverages 68B Square Feet Of Data

Released by Lucid in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BenchmarkMyBuilding enables facility management professionals to leverage billions of data points on commercial building energy use.
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Iconic U.S. Steel Tower Earns Energy Star Certification

The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.

Maximizing Data Center UPS Efficiency

Uninterruptible power supply systems, a core component of mission-critical infrastructure in a data center, are frequently regarded as one of the biggest offenders with respect to energy loss in power distribution.

DRVL Downlight Retrofit From Terralux

New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Denver Now Requires Building Energy Benchmarking

The capital city of Colorado joins a growing list of U.S. cities requiring buildings of certain sizes to track and report energy use.
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Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

Are You A Stadium Facility Manager?

If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.

DRVH LED Retrofit Kit For HID Commercial Downlights

The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.

ENERGY STAR Baseline Shift: How EMS Can Help Prepare Your Facility

Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.

Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check

In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.

Teamwork Towards Energy Reductions

With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.

Passed: The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015

The new energy legislation, which was passed at the end of April 2015, will have an impact on commercial buildings; it will also affect hvac systems and water heaters.

FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?

BASICs Of Green Building Certification

Focus on five tasks to help simplify a potentially complex process.

Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their workplace.

LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany, NJ.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR program.

Facility Retrofit: Energy Milestone

The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified store.

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