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.
Buildings over 10,000 square feet and multifamily buildings with five+ units must report data April 2012.
The company's mid-power 2323 product was scrutinized under the EPA recognized IES LM80 test.
Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.
Yahoo!'s 1 million square foot campus consisting of seven buildings is the first of its kind to receive LEED EBOM gold certification.
In addition to a conference offering more than 60 educational sessions and keynote presentations, the event will feature an expo as well as governmental agencies including the U.S. State Department and General Services Administration.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge extols the virtues of energy data.
The Energy Information Administration will not release its 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey or complete its 2011 Survey.
After the ENERGY STAR discussion, TFM Forum attendees participated in one-on-one meetings with a select group of product and service providers to discuss the solutions available to improve upon their energy and sustainability goals.
Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won Energy Star's first National Building Competition.
The DEFINITY PAR38 LED lightbulb from Lighting Science Group is the industry's first LED bulb to receive the ENERGY STAR label. The bulb is...
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.
In March 2010, the IFMA international sustainability committee (ISC) launched the IFMA Energy Challenge: ENERGY STAR® which encourages facility professionals to track energy consumption in facilities and embark on a continuous monitoring and energy improvement program.
AirAdvice has released an upgrade to its BuildingAdvice energy services program, allowing for the automated generation of Energy Star Benchmarking reports for existing commercial buildings.
The U.S. EPA has released a list of metro areas with the largest number of energy efficient buildings that earned EPA’s Energy Star in 2009.
The 2010 Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a select group of organizations that have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, employing innovative approaches, and showing others what can be achieved through energy efficiency.
IFMA has created a master account within the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and asks facility professionals to create their own accounts, add information about their facilities, and share that information with IFMA.
For the second consecutive year, K-C will be recognized for its energy management practices and commitment to sustainable operations, resulting in significant energy and financial savings.
Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in partnership with the IFMA Foundation, has released a new publication detailing how to utilize EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the second publication in the IFMA Foundation's sustainability guide series.
America’s houses of worship can now earn the ENERGY STAR label, joining the nation’s schools, hospitals, hotels and other facilities in their efforts to fight climate change, save energy and reduce their carbon footprint.
Public/private collaboration aims to expedite technology development.
Multi-cavity constructions, consisting of two, or even three, insulating cavities, are providing the next performance breakthrough for insulating glass.
On May 19, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a 90-minute live webcast to summarize the CALiPER Program's benchmark testing of common omnidirectional incandescent lamps and provide an update on ENERGY STAR® criteria for LED integral replacement lamps.
For the first time in the United States, utilities, retailers, and manufacturers are joining together to help businesses become more informed about the benefits of purchasing energy efficient electronic products. In addition to the two utilities, this Business and Consumer Electronics program includes Best Buy, Sears Holding Company, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and Lenovo.
The company has been chosen as Partner of the Year for Lighting Product Manufacturer.
It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government building.