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.

MovinCool Helps Cool “Hot Dogs”

Company donates portable spot air conditioners to animal shelter.

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Company systems installed in buildings throughout Beijing facilities.

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Innovative project to generate $8 million annual savings, decrease dependency on fossil fuels.

Small Businesses Are Unprepared For Power Outages

Emerson survey reveals that a majority of small U.S. companies do not have back up power systems.

Guest Commentary: What to Do About Pending “Green” Legislation

The bottom line is that green building legislation is coming—and companies, their CEOs, their SVPs of Real Estate, and their facilities managers need to get ready.

New Environmental Information Center From GE Debuts

Web site will help specifiers and customers cut speedier path to greater sustainability, bottom line gains.

Recreation Center Focus Of ASHRAE Student Design Competition

Groups will be presented with awards at ASHRAE's winter meeting in January 2009.

Bank of America Invests In Energy Management Firm

The Charlotte, NC-based financial institution recently announced its investment in Philadelphia-based technology and services company Field Diagnostics Services, Inc.

Guide to Assist Employers With Trip Fall Prevention

To help employers reduce and ultimately eliminate slips, trips and falls that continue to occur in workplaces, ASSE and ASTM recently announced the availability of a compendium including slip, trip, and fall prevention standards.

AT&T Joins Green Grid to Promote Data Center Energy Efficiency

AT&T Inc. announced its affiliate, AT&T Services Inc., has joined The Green Grid, the global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers...

Juno Lighting Group Launches New Energy Calculator

Because rising energy costs and environmental pressures are becoming a major concern for customers, Juno Lighting Group has created the new Energy Plus Calculator™...

Haworth Light Wins Gold

Brazo, a LED task light introduced by Haworth, has been awarded a 2008 Gold Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA). The IDEA competition is a...

FM Issue: Powering Through The Data Center

Focusing on four major areas can contribute to successful power design in mission critical facilities.

Johnson Controls Acquires Energy Services Firm

The company has acquired PWI Energy, an independent global provider of energy and greenhouse gas management services, based in Philadelphia, PA. Terms of the...

Sustainable By Design: Toward An Energy Management Plan

Tackling the escalating issue of energy consumption and costs may take resolve.

Retro-Commissioning And Campus Planning

Retro-Commissioning, as the first step in a campus sustainability strategy, can reduce energy use in college and university buildings by 10% or more, making...

University of Maryland Reduces Energy Load By 20 Million kWh In Two Years

Comverge, Inc., a clean capacity provider through demand response and energy efficiency, recently announced the successful results of its demand response programs at the...

Lochinvar Corporation Honored By Department Of Defense

Lochinvar Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high efficiency water heaters, boilers, and pool heaters, has been named among the 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer...

GE To Take Low Voltage Offerings On The Road

GE Consumer & Industrial’s Electrical Distribution business will travel to 31 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada by January 2009. Beginning in August, GE’s...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Recycling Fluorescent Lamps

This Web Exclusive comes from Mark A. Ceaser of OMNI/ajax Absolute Sorbent Technologies, Inc.Throughout the country, we have seen bans and regulatory control over...

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[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.