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The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.


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The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.

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Latest: DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects - The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.

DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.

Friday Funny: Take Me Down The Construction Road

UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.

Financing Solutions For Smarter Building Upgrades

Facility managers across sectors and building types are continuously working towards optimizing safety, efficiency, environmental footprint, and occupant experience.

Dynamic Energy Completes Rooftop Solar Project For Wacoal America

The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.

Zero Energy Museums Becoming Reality

Studio Ma has announced the completion of three major museums and a national initiative to promote and design “a new generation of net zero energy museums” and cultural institutions worldwide.

In St. Louis, New Construction To Be Solar Ready

A new solar readiness ordinance is the first piece of climate legislation passed by the city as a participant of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. 

Three Hidden Risks In Your RFPs

Avoid these three risks inherent to the common Request for Proposal (RFP) process that could be costing you money, time, and occupant satisfaction.

ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor

The ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor uses a rolling drum with sharp metal teeth to crush, macerate, tear, rip, and compress waste in large open top containers/dumpsters.

Regal’s Mounted Ball Bearings IP69K Certified

Regal Beloit Corporation's Sealmaster PN Gold mounted ball bearings have achieved third party IP69K certification.

Diving Into Water Feature Design

Facility Executive spoke with Chris Roy, director of creative design at OTL, Inc., about considerations for water features inside and out of facilities.

USDA Loan Helps Build Louisiana High School

With funding from USDA, new high school in Youngsville, LA helps to drive community growth, prosperity.

Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head

The RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head delivers fast, fab shop quality cuts in the field

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.

An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

What Are Current Trends In Higher Education Facilities?

A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.

Autodesk Launches Autodesk Construction Cloud

More than 50 new enhancements and integrations unveiled across construction management solutions enable the construction industry to improve collaboration, reduce risk, and increase profitability.

Boring Machine Begins Tunneling Las Vegas’ First Underground People Mover

The Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover will transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles.

Haas Door CA 110 Installed At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

These commercial aluminum garage doors from Haas Door are part of The Garage, a new permanent exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

LED CordLight Replaces String Lighting

EPCO’s LED CordLight is an alternative solution to lamp-based string lighting for temporary construction lighting applications.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Commercial Ceilings Recycling Program Marks 20 Years

Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.

Solar Canopy Provides Energy And Shelter At Saint Louis Zoo

The structure provides shelter for a 2,200 square foot dining area at a prominent location in the zoo.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Cable Management In Data Centers

Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.

Form Follows Function For New School In Arlington, VA

The Heights, a new secondary school building for Arlington Public Schools, co-locates two progressive education programs — in an eye-catching, functional structure.

Historic Chapel In Jackson, MO Preserves Past, Plans For Future

In 2018, Gateway Design Studio of St. Louis completed the master plan for the property renovation of the Old McKendree Chapel located in Jackson, MO.

Warehouse Design And Storage: Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

Need more space but adding a whole new warehouse to your business isn't on the table? Consider a redesign focused on optimization of storage and racking.

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.

At Fiserv Forum, Technology Propels The Mission

A robust and intelligent technology infrastructure was a critical piece of the puzzle for this new arena in Milwaukee, WI.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

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