Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. New-Buildings-Institute articles below.
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).
Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to operations.
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Lighting controls and advanced HVAC also gain ground at 2015 IECC final action hearings.
A growing share of facility energy use comes from plug loads. From the September 2013 issue.
A net zero energy facility, or close to it, can be a reality for an increasing number of organizations. A recent report on the state of zero energy buildings explores the mainstream potential of this concept.
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy efficiency.
The stretch code applies to new and existing building types, but the standards related to new, small- and mid-sized commercial buildings are based on a protocol developed by New Buildings Institute (NBI) called Core Performance.
Contributor John Schinter discusses how facility management professionals can track and use their data.