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This power purchase agreement is part of broader environmental sustainability efforts already in practice throughout the facility portfolio of Mckesson, a healthcare supply chain management firm.
Located in South San Francisco, the project included a series of infrastructure, energy, food safety, worker safety, and traffic facility improvements.
Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.
Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
The POWERSTATION 247 PLUS is a complete and fully integrated, plug and play scalable solar energy usage and storage system with built-in battery.
The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.
Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.
With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA
In the commercial sector, modeled costs for the first quarter of 2016 were down 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.
The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
The plane has embarked on the eighth flight leg of the journey — on track to circumnavigate the globe during this summer.
The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state's first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.
In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.
Combining services and resources of ICC and SRCC should help building safety professionals, manufacturers, and installers.
Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging facility.
Facility managers can begin evaluating this energy source by looking at a few key factors. From the September 2013 issue.
Advanced solution combines big data analytics and weather modeling technology to predict output of individual wind turbines.
Beyond the decision to implement this resource, there are several specifics to evaluate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.
As the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles slowly gains ground, some facility managers are installing charging stations for this mode of transportation.
Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.
Contrary to his popular image as ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing on TV’s Dallas, Hagman owned one of the biggest private solar energy systems in the United States and participated in several philanthropic solar projects, including the electrification of hospitals in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential construction.
Focused toward public sector facility managers, Siemens has a program offering solar energy projects without having to make an initial capital investment in solar equipment.
Is solar power the most promising alternative energy option for commercial buildings?
More than 2,000 residents of remote African villages, formerly without access to electricity, are viewing the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer competition due to...
By 2020, the majority of outdated heating systems in Europe must be replaced with new systems which optimally combine both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy. Yet, the aims of the EU can only be reached if solar heat recovery takes on a significantly stronger role.
Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. recently introduced a financing option for schools, companies, and government organizations that want to begin using solar energy to power their facilities.
Two recently released reports examine the growth of this market for buildings.
SunPower Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency, solar cells, solar panels, and solar systems, has completed construction on a 305-kilowatt SunPower solar power system atop the roof of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.