Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy articles below.
Trane’s Renewable Energy Solutions installed at the Vernon Hills Park District’s maintenance facility produces enough energy to offset 70% of the building’s annual electric usage.
Rice engineers have developed polymer cores that redirect light from any source to solar cells.
Building Safety Month 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.
New resources from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) show how surge protective devices can prevent damage, downtime, and lost revenue.
As offices, schools, and retail stores reopen, ACEEE’s Steven Nadel discusses how to reduce COVID-19 risks without wasting energy.
After dropping 24%, U.S. office building electricity consumption has risen to 89% of its pre-pandemic level.
The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
The more than 950 public and private sector organizations participating in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative have saved nearly $11 billion in energy costs.
Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) can yield insight into energy pricing that customers and energy users can use to hedge resources and take advantage of key incentives.
Data center owner/operators can now get a comprehensive assessment of their facilities’ electrical system and backup capabilities.
The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world
The right projects built with the right solutions will deliver important energy savings while making smart, financial sense.
The new Energy to Care Dashboard Tool from ASHE offers an at-a-glance view of healthcare facilities’ energy use.
The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.
Universities are partnering with technology manufacturers to test vehicle grid integration (VGI) technologies, automated vehicles, battery development, and wireless charging on campus, according to a new report from Navigant Research.
In recognition of its commitment to sustainable practices—including recycling, landscaping and transportation efforts—Standard Insurance Company received Portland's Sustainability at Work gold workplace certification.
With 5G deployments advancing rapidly, operators share plans for dealing with increasing densification, higher energy consumption.
The Intelligent Building Solution, built on GE Digital technology and Dell Technologies' edge solutions, will provide Dell Technologies' facilities management team with real-time monitoring-based commissioning.
Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.
Although recent advancements in technology have made elevators more energy efficient than ever, regenerative type of drives in elevators can prevent a building’s generator from performing its essential job.
Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.
A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.
Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.