Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy articles below.
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.
View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
New cloud-based sensor and smart meter system helps complex facilities reduce energy use, optimize controls, and predict future breakdowns.
Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.
The relationship will broaden the reach of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems by offering a wider product line to serve facilities of all sizes.
The Sunverge system at Hartley Nature Center will provide reliable backup electric power to meet operational needs during emergencies.
View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .
IFMA has released its latest guide in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-To Guide: Carbon Footprint.”
These new leakage current clamps from Fluke take accurate leakage current measurements without powering down equipment and stopping production.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards at its 19th biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.
The expansion uses 44% less energy and 45% less water than a typical food processing facility, while at the same time doubling Sabra's production capacity.
When depending on Internet of Things technology, assess facility power strategies to retain important data during an outage.
Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.
New mobile device charging system provides portability and convenience in a sleek compact package; eliminates cable clutter with “LunaPulse” technology.
NYSERDA's new initiatives will support advanced technologies to help businesses improve energy efficiency and drive more than $200 million in savings.
Monkey business caused a three-hour nationwide blackout in Kenya last month.
2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.
A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.
From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.
Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.
Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.