Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy articles below.
Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.
Compared to traditional skylights, tubular daylighting devices provide more “roofing real estate” for solar panel installations.
Innovative companies from around the world were recognized at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit for their leadership in clean energy technologies and business transformation.
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.
Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.
Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.
A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps.
K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association joins business and industry thought leaders in call for broad-based legislation to modernize America's electrical infrastructure.
Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.
Across the eastern U.S., record low temperatures are increasing the amount of energy needed in order to keep homes and businesses operating at optimal temperatures.
Eliminate existing barriers to on-site renewable energy systems with this third-party financing mechanism.
Provides current risk management strategies and tactics to help keep workers safe by addressing the evolution of electrical technology.
The Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.
More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.
Tubelite Inc.'s new 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall is a thermally broken curtainwall product designed to meet or exceed today’s stringent energy codes.
Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.
Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.
Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.
The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.
The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.
Ideal for all rooftops, particularly large commercial buildings, Sunflare is over 65% lighter than Silicon modules, allowing the entire roof to be covered without load-bearing concerns.
It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.
Season 2 of the DOE’s “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP” will feature two natural rivals— the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy—as they swap energy teams with a mission to improve each campus’ energy efficiency.
The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.
Innovative UPS design offers hours of runtime for critical network devices, providing internet access during outages and emergencies.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.
In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.
While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.