Energy Management & Lighting

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

Corporate Solar Adoption

Who Are America’s Top 5 Corporate Solar Users?

From data centers to industrial freezers, the most energy-intensive business operations are turning to solar as a reliable and affordable way to power their infrastructure.

Minnesota Roofing Plant Upgrades Save 5,000 MWh Of Electricity

Technology improvements at its CertainTeed roofing plant in Shakopee, MN are projected to save Saint-Gobain more than 5,000 MWh of electricity per year.
expansion

Rejuvenated Corporate Headquarters Improves Its Illumination

The home health care company’s consolidated campus features a variety of lighting solutions to improve its overall look and feel.
Duke Energy One’s Direct Efficiency program

Textile Company’s Lighting Retrofit Cuts Energy Usage

Find out how Coats was able to reduce its energy use by 7% with the help of Duke Energy One’s Direct Efficiency.
Energy

Apply Circular Economy Principles To Your Facility

The use-reuse-regenerate model in a circular economy helps facilities save energy and choose sustainable lighting options.
retail facilities

Retail Facilities: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year For Energy Savings

How can retail facility managers address energy issues to make the most of the holidays—with further improvements in the coming year?
Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater Treatment Facility Pursues Organics-To-Energy Vision 

A $12 million biosolids facility improvement program at the Derry Township Municipal Authority's wastewater treatment facility will expand capacity, increase energy efficiency, boost sustainability.
climate change

Addressing Climate Change: Decarbonization Of Existing Buildings

C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool from Cushman & Wakefield, identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for existing buildings.
GridPoint Facility Budget

Five Ways To Add Money Back To Your Facility Budget In 2023

Explore five easy cost-saving avenues that add money back to your facility’s utility budget without sacrificing comfort.
university

Clemson University Invests $45M To Support Net Zero Goals

Campus updates aim to reduce the university’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2025 and save over $3M a year through the 15-year contract.
Carbon Handprint

Carbon Handprint Can Measure Companies’ Positive Climate Impact

ACEEE shares how a "carbon handprint" more accurately reflects a company’s contributions to climate change by measuring the impact of the use of goods and services it provides.
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.
Building Retrofits

Building Retrofits Essential To Battle Energy Costs, Energy Crisis

Building retrofit rates need to triple to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement, asserts research from JLL.
Harvey Milk Terminal

First Airport Terminal In The World Achieves Full WELL Certification

San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 achievement recognizes Boarding Area B facility for enhancing human health, well-being.
LEED energy performance

LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements

To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
healthcare facility design

Healthcare Facility Design Connects Nature, Healing

Patient-centric buildings are increasingly important, and the human desire to be near nature plays a vital role in healthcare facility design.

Green Operations And Water Features

Water feature technology continues to advance, providing greater conservation of resources, less waste, and more efficient operation.
Community solar

How Community Solar Can Help Achieve ESG Goals

Community solar uses government programs to incentivize large solar projects which historically required major capital and space investments.
Sustainable Electrical Systems

The Benefits Of Sustainable Electrical Systems

Thinking holistically about energy consumption is a key factor in creating more sustainable and efficient electrical systems.
energy management

New Study: At-Home Workers Concerned About Rising Energy Costs

Over one-third of U.S. employees increased their usage of facilities away from home, as a result of rising energy costs.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
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.

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[VIDEO] Honeywell Occupant/Tenant Experience Solutions

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