Energy

Resource pages for "Energy"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

How To Scale Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

Commercial building retrofits can reduce energy use by up to 40%, but are not happening at the scale needed to meet climate goals, according to a new ACEEE report.
Lighting LEDs

Lighting Trends: Get Ready For LEDs 2.0

As the first generation of LED fixtures are due for replacement, facilities can boost the benefits.
Mitrex Solar Brick

Solar Brick Building Facade From Mitrex

Mitrex Solar Brick provides building-integrated solar products to the construction industry that generate energy without sacrificing aesthetics

Solar Energy Program Helps Arizona Pets In Need

SRP Solar for Nonprofits program awards free solar energy system to Arizona Humane Society Nina Mason Pulliam South Mountain Campus.
commissioning

Commissioning For Facilities O&M Boost

Augment quality assurance efforts for facility equipment and operations through the services of a commissioning and energy professional.
energy standards

Energy Standards To Perform

The Buildings Performance Standards Coalition, which includes 33 state and local governments, advances legislation in support of emission reductions in both new and existing buildings.
energy harvesting

The Impact Of Energy Harvesting On Smart Building Management

Battery-free solutions such as energy harvesting can encourage a new era of connectivity in a more sustainable way.
Budderfly Energy Efficiency

Local Governments Will Soon Demand More Energy Efficiency. Or Else.

Budderfly helps achieve and document high energy efficiency and performance standards even the most ambitious policies are going to demand.
Microgrid Control Lab

Florida Power & Light, GE Digital Launch Microgrid Control Lab At UCF

The University of Central Florida’s new Microgrid Control Lab serves as a hands-on facility that simulates a modern grid control room.
Budderfly Energy Efficiency

Local Governments Will Soon Demand More Energy Efficiency. Or Else.

Budderfly helps achieve and document high energy efficiency and performance standards even the most ambitious policies are going to demand.
Zero Energy Buildings

Growth In Zero Energy Buildings

Report from New Buildings Institute reveals big picture advances across North America.
Microgrid

Microgrids For Facility Power

Look to ESCOs when evaluating feasibility of this distributed energy resource for your site.
data centers ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR Expands Energy Efficiency Efforts For Data Centers

Data centers are one of the most energy-intensive building types, consuming 10 to 50 times more energy per square foot than a typical office building.
Monitoring Equipment

EV2 Energy Monitoring Equipment

EV2 advanced energy meters work with a range of electricity main switchboards, sub-panels, MCCs, and breaker boxes.
Aircuity Airside Energy Dashboard

Aircuity Introduces New “Airside” Energy Dashboard

New ventilation analytics provide insight, down to room level, to measure key areas of energy consumption.
Electric Vehicles

More Charging Options Needed At Work, Say Electric Vehicle Drivers

Employers that provide charging stations for electric cars will boost the shift to EVs, make themselves more attractive to potential hires, finds Ipsos and EVBox Group survey.
Better Buildings Initiative

DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative Saves $13.5B In Energy Costs

New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, financing Goals; DOE launches new $12 million lighting prize.
Vernon Hills Park District,

Park District Offsets Electrical Costs With Rooftop Solar Array

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.
luminescent windows

Luminescent Windows Generate Energy From Inside And Out

Rice engineers have developed polymer cores that redirect light from any source to solar cells.
Building Safety Month 2021

Building Safety Month 2021: Prevent, Prepare, Protect.

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.

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