Renewable Energy

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


PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Most Sustainable U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The 1.2M SF PepsiCo facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
Existing Building Decarbonization

NBI Releases Decarbonization Code For Existing Buildings

New Buildings Institute's Existing Building Decarbonization Code is a guide to reducing carbon emissions, as well as meeting climate action, public health, and equity goals.
geothermal energy

DOE Energy Earthshot Aims To Cut Geothermal Power Costs

The Department of Energy’s fourth energy Earthshot plans to slash the cost of enhanced geothermal systems by 90% by 2035.
energy

Soltage Completes 2.7 MW Community Solar Project

The project will supply renewable energy local solar subscribers under the Illinois community solar program.
sustainability

How Life Science Companies Can Commit To Carbon Neutrality

See some of the initial considerations facility managers have during zero carbon projects in life sciences facilities.
Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 Proposes Energy-Saving Investments In Buildings

A compromise to President Biden’s Build Back Better, the new act would make historic energy-saving investments in buildings, industry,  and transportation.
green hydrogen facility

Mitsubishi Power To Automate Green Hydrogen Facility

Its new integrated control and safety platform from Emerson will optimize the facility and supports reliable, clean power generation.
Massachusetts College of Arts and Design

MassArt Completes Energy, Water Efficiency Project

New equipment and control systems installed by Ameresco are expected to save the Massachusetts College Of Arts And Design up to $436,385 per year.
renewable energy and real estate

Prioritizing Renewable Energy In Real Estate Development

A new report from Urban Land Institute covers the environmental, financial, and community benefits of renewable energy.
net-zero energy

Easing The Pathway Towards A Net-Zero Energy School

Opened in 2021, Fales Elementary in Westborough, MA is projected to generate 11.6% more on-site energy annually than required to operate the all-electric school.
Target Tests First Net Zero Energy Store

Target Tests First Net Zero Energy Store

Target's first net zero energy store will generate more renewable energy than it needs annually to operate.
Cuisine Solutions

San Antonio Sous Vide Processing Facility Earns LEED Certification

Cuisine Solutions Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of sous vide foods, has received their LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for their processing facility located in San Antonio, TX.
net-zero energy

New York Bakery Goes Net-Zero Energy

Bread Alone, a Certified Climate Neutral company, has installed a 366kW on-site solar array to power its 8,000 square foot facility in the Catskill Mountains region.
commercial buildings energy

Time Is Now To Move To Cleaner, More Resilient Commercial Buildings

Lineage Logistics installed 3.3 megawatts of solar power and 460 kilowatts of Mainspring Energy linear generator power at its Southern California Colton Agua Mansa distribution facility.
renewable energy microgrids

EnTech Solutions Provides Wisconsin Cheese Factory With Solar Energy

Two renewable energy microgrids will help Agropur meet sustainability goals as its new 210,000-square-foot production facility is being built.
solar array

Library System Breaks Ground On New Solar Array

The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will save a total of $5.8 million over the lifetime of its two-phase energy efficiency project.
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.
LIving Building Challenge

Georgia Tech Earns Living Building Certification For Kendeda Building

Meeting all seven Petals in the Living Building Challenge — Place, Water, Energy, Health + Happiness, Materials, Equity, and Beauty — the Kendeda Building is the first Living Certified building of its scale in the Southeast U.S.
University of Arizona

University Of Arizona Cuts Carbon Footprint With All-Renewable Power

In a partnership with Tucson Electric Power, the campus will obtain all of its grid-based electricity from renewable sources, cutting its greenhouse gas footprint by nearly one-third.
geothermal direct use

U.S. DOE Launches Spring Geothermal Collegiate Competition

College and university teams will identify sites that could leverage local geothermal energy potential to heat and cool buildings, campuses, districts, or entire communities via direct use technologies.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

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View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).