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.
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.
If this U.S. EPA program is eliminated in 2018, what would it mean to energy efficiency efforts at your facilities?
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.
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.
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.
New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.
A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.
The capital city of Colorado joins a growing list of U.S. cities requiring buildings of certain sizes to track and report energy use.
In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.
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.
The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.
The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.
In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.
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.
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.
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.
Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?
Focus on five tasks to help simplify a potentially complex process.
New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their workplace.
Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany, NJ.
When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.
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.
The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified store.
Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by 2020.
Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.
Green Globes is used as an alternative to LEED.
In Sunol, CA, Lehigh Hanson's aggregates production site is the first of its type to achieve the Energy Star Challenge for Industry.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path markings.
At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.
New analysis confirmed 35,000 buildings using the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager between 2008 and 2011 saved an average of 7% in energy.
These basic energy saving ideas apply to any office this summer, from a home office to the company HQ. There are often rebates and incentives from local utility companies that can help facility managers find even more creative ways to save.
With 20 years of history, EPA's ENERGY STAR program recently recognized more than 100 partner organizations.
From the inside out, recent improvements at this New Hampshire hospital were focused on patient care.