Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy articles below.
PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.
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.
This UL compliant battery charger ensures a reliable power supply in all types of demanding industrial applications, including oil and gas.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.
After learning about financial incentives provided by New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands realized that substantial improvements to the hotel’s energy efficiency would be cost effective.
The array is the first American commercial system to use SolarWorld’s mono-PERC bifacial modules.
This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.
This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
Located in Houston, Christian Brothers Automotive Company’s new headquarters building needed help to combat the harsh Texas summers.
Biopharm giant Pfizer Inc. will install of a 5.6 megawatt fuel cell power generation system to provide reliable and low carbon electricity and steam for its 160-acre research and development facility in Groton, CT.
The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).
A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.
AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.
Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts.
Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end users?
New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving measures.
Selection criteria was based on each nominee's impact, innovation, and leadership in the energy efficiency field.