Tag: Renewable Energy

St. John’s College Santa Fe

Solar, Energy Efficiency Project To Save College $100K Per Year

Through a partnership with Ameresco, St. John’s College Santa Fe will receive renewable and energy efficiency upgrades designed to save over $100,000 annually.
electric vehicles

How Large Buildings Can Fuel The EV Revolution

It's critical that large facilities and buildings do their part to enable more affordable and greener charging of electric vehicles.
Solar Education Facility

Rooftop Solar Installation Illuminates Young Minds

In Virginia, the Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department's new solar education facility sparks children’s interest in renewable energy.
Los Angeles LEED

Los Angeles Luxury Retail District Earns LEED Platinum

Westfield Topanga was repurposed from a former department store space once occupied by Sears. Plus, February's free USGBC course.
building decarbonization

ASHRAE Shares New Energy Efficiency Standard

There are major additions appearing for the first time in a minimum-efficiency U.S. model energy standard or code.
legislative building

How Past Innovations In Sustainability Impact The Future Of Facilities

Facility managers can reflect on past trends and breakthroughs in sustainability to see how they will help shape the future of facilities.
October 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2022 Issue

The October 2022 issue focuses on sustainability and renewable energy trends, plus indoor air quality, mass notifications, and more.
renewable energy

Bucknell University Completes Solar Project

The solar array will supply up to 7% of Bucknell's electricity and will bring the university closer to its carbon neutrality goal.
net-zero energy

First Zero-Energy Cruise Terminal Opens

The Royal Caribbean Group’s zero-energy cruise terminal is on track to earn LEED Gold and will be fully solar-powered.
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.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.