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.
To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.
The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.
The official 2019 count is 580 certified, verified, and emerging projects, according to the newly released 2019 Getting to Zero Project List from the New Buildings Institute.
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, launch Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities tool.
The state’s investor-owned utilities, in partnership with the California Public Utilities Commission and other agencies, established this awards program, now in its third year.
Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.
The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.
The 2017 ZNE School Leadership Awards recognize building teams driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments.
New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
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.