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.



power grid

White House Launches Initiative To Boost America’s Power Grid

The initiative will bolster the U.S. power grid by accelerating improvements to its electric transmission and distribution network.
ENERGY STAR Cities

Los Angeles, Washington, New York Top ENERGY STAR Cities List

Atlanta and San Francisco round out the top five cities for ENERGY STAR certified buildings that cut energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
University of East London

University Of East London Cuts Carbon Emissions

In the first stage of its net zero strategy, the University of East London (UEL) has reduced carbon emissions by 10 percent.
Building Decarbonization

Navigating Building Decarbonization In New York State: Strategies For Commercial & Industrial Leaders

Commercial, multifamily, and industrial buildings – both new and existing – can start building value today through energy efficiency and strategic electrification to make progress toward a decarbonized future.
Bobcat Fuel Cells

Bobcat Installs Stationary Fuel Cells At Manufacturing Facilities

Three HyAxiom fuel cell units at Bobcat's Bismarck facility and 11 units at the its Gwinner location are the first commercial installations of stationary fuel cells in North Dakota.
Workplace EV Chargers

EV Charging Stations: Workplace Demand Outpaces Installation

The number of EV charging stations at U.S. workplaces is falling short of demand from drivers who want to charge while they’re at the office, according to a new report from CBRE and ChargePoint.
hot in office

Sensor Creep: The Overlooked Problem Over-Conditioning Your Office

A sensor creep occurs when the reading on a temperature sensor is outside of standard accuracy requirements.
Advanced Load Management Technology, Legrand

EV Charging: What Is Advanced Load Management Technology?

Advanced load management technology is a bridge between increasing demand for EV charging and the capacity limitations of existing electrical infrastructure.
2024 LEED for Cities Leadership Program

USGBC Names 2024 LEED For Cities Leadership Program Cohort

Local governments from 12 cities across the U.S. will strengthen sustainability, resilience, human health, and social equity outcomes within their communities.

Choose The Right On-Site Solar Contract For Your Facility

Partnering with a provider well-versed in the latest solar advancements ensures your investment aligns with efficiency and sustainability standards.
Energy Benchmarking

Energy Benchmarking: Closing In On Net Zero

How organizations can use energy management software solutions to get closer to their net zero goals.

Electrification With Clean Power Is Key For Industrial Sector

U.S. manufacturing can continue its growth while cutting carbon emissions, if policymakers and utility regulators help industry electrify process heating, according to ACEEE.
Parking Deck Solar

Georgia Solar Companies Unveil New Parking Deck Solar Array

At its Atlanta headquarters, Georgia Power joined with Georgia-based solar companies QCells, Quest Renewables, and Radiance Solar to create a 200 kW AC solar carport.
April 2024 Issue

Facility Executive April 2024 Issue

The April 2024 issue explores business continuity. Plus, fire safety, managing FM teams, ADA compliance, and more.
heat pump

DOE Initiative To Accelerate Heat Pump Manufacturing And Adoption

The new DOE initiative aims to bring more efficient, rooftop heat pump technologies to market as soon as 2027.
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 Facility Management

How To Harness AI For Enhanced Energy Visibility In Buildings

Coupled with net-zero building initiatives, AI advancements have set the stage for a transformative era in facility management.
Human-centric analytics

Achieve Optimal IAQ With Human-Centric Analytics

Smart building systems are revolutionizing the way we design, manage, and experience space. By grounding these systems in data focused on human needs and behavior, facilities managers can achieve spatial optimization that meaningfully benefits both the occupants and the bottom line.
RRBITC

RRBITC Will Be GSA’s First Fully Electric Building

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is GSA’s largest federal building, and one of over 100 buildings to be upgraded with emerging and sustainable technologies.
energy metering products

Innovations In Energy Metering

This assortment of energy metering products will help you keep tabs on your facility's energy efficiency.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[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 .