Tag: U.S. Department of Energy

White House, DOE Define “Zero Emissions Building”

New definition will help U.S. achieve clean energy and climate goals while lowering energy costs, cutting air pollution, and creating jobs.
Renew America’s Schools

Applications Open For 2024 Renew America’s Schools Prize

The DOE will award $180 million to K-12 school districts to help them lower energy use and costs, improve indoor air quality, and foster healthier learning environments.
AI and IoT

How AI and IoT Support Sustainable And People-Centric Buildings

AI and IoT allow buildings to meet the demands of regulators and tenants while also providing opportunity to lower operating costs.
School Infrastructure

Education Department Grants $47M To Support School Infrastructure

The Department of Education revealed eight new grants to support school infrastructure investments over the next five years.
Better Climate Challenge Road Show

Better Climate Challenge Road Show: New Episodes Released Today!

In the newly released second season of its Better Climate Challenge Road Show, the Department of Energy visits Cleveland to highlight decarbonization in action.
Power Emergency

Department Of Energy Sounds The Alarm On Power Emergency

During this current heatwave, Texans are being asked to limit energy usage as increased demand puts pressure on the power grid.
decarbonization

Opportunities For Industrial Decarbonization

New funding programs enhance opportunities for the industrial sector to embark on projects that speed up decarbonization.
ASHRAE

ASHRAE Debuts Standards Guide, Redesigned Webpage

The organization is expanding its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by sharing the new standards guide and webpage.
nuclear fusion

Nuclear Fusion: Will It Impact Facility Management?

This major scientific breakthrough proves that scientists can create a clean-energy alternative that can be harnessed for power.
Johnson Controls DOE Regulatory Compliance

Johnson Controls Prepares for DOE 2023 Appliance Standards

The new Department of Energy minimum energy efficiency appliance standards for commercial HVAC equipment go into effect January 1, 2023.
air conditioning

The Future Of Cooling

Demand for air conditioning is rising. Facility operators will play a significant role in meeting the need.
Better Buildings Initiative

Moving The Needle

Two major businesses, Walgreens and Life Time, effectively meet and exceed their energy-efficiency goals despite COVID-19 challenges.
Michael Regan

EPA Honors 206 2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners

This year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Samsung Electronics with a rare ENERGY STAR Corporate Commitment Award.
First Virtual Collegiate Wind Competition

Cal Maritime And JMU Win Virtual Wind Competition

California State University Maritime Academy and James Madison University have claimed the top awards in the first virtual Collegiate Wind Competition.
Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College Lauded For Energy Efficiency Leadership

The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.
energy performance

Online Tool Helps Cities Frame Energy Performance Goals

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.
solar energy

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.
restrooms fixtures

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.
facility resilience

From Prevention To Action: The Role Of Facilities Management In Handling Emergencies And Maintenance

This webinar will provide actionable strategies to safeguard your assets, protect lives, and ensure operational continuity.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .