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.

Energy Efficient Building Codes

DOE Program Aims To Lower Utility Bills Via Efficient Building Codes

U.S. Department of Energy will provide $225 million for states, local governments to expand implementation of the latest building energy codes and support development of energy efficient buildings.
Hurricane Season and IT

Is Your Critical IT Infrastructure Ready For Hurricane Season?

Facility executives should consider these strategies to keep critical IT infrastructure up and running through the unpredictability of hurricane season.
EV Charging

How Hoboken Is Expanding Its EV Charging Infrastructure, At No Cost

Thanks to a collaboration with Volta, Hoboken, NJ will offer accessible public electric vehicle charging, subsidized by 25 advertising-enabled EV charging stations.

New Mexico Tech Works With Ameresco To Reduce Energy Usage

Implemented utility upgrades are estimated to save New Mexico Tech over $540,000 annually and enhance the reliability of campus facility operations.
cooling

New White Paper Discusses Liquid Immersion Cooling

The newly released white paper highlights how using liquid emersion cooling helps to limit a data center's carbon footprint.
green hydrogen facility

Mitsubishi Power To Automate Green Hydrogen Facility

Its new integrated control and safety platform from Emerson will optimize the facility and supports reliable, clean power generation.
fluorescent tube lights

Vermont Phases Out Fluorescent Tubes In Favor Of LEDs

ACEEE explores how a Vermont policy to phase out most fluorescent tube lights in favor of LEDs is a guide for other states to reduce energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions, and mercury pollution.
Meijer wind energy

Meijer Invests In Wind Energy, Moves Closer To Carbon Emission Goals

The wind energy center represents a major contribution to retailer's renewable energy portfolio, expected to begin producing energy by end of the year.
electric vehicles charging stations

Parking Lots: Gearing Up For Green Transportation

The shift to electric vehicles is coming rapidly, and facility executives need to be prepared for the demand for EV chargers.
energy management

UHart Energy Efficiency Project Saves Over 5.3 Million kWh

Mantis Innovation designed a three-measure energy efficient project for the UHart campus based around LED lighting, controls, and HVAC.
ESG buildings

Energy Efficiency And Healthier Facilities

Greener buildings lead to environmental, social and governance (ESG) gains, cost cuts, and healthier workplaces.
Greene County, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Community To Improve IAQ, Save Projected $2.9M

An Energy Performance Contracting program from ABM will improve indoor air quality across multiple Green County, PA facilities.
Lighting Solutions

Must-See Innovations In Lighting

These lighting solutions can be used to illuminate buildings and spaces of all shapes and sizes.
June 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: June 2022 Issue

The June 2022 issue focuses on revitalizing workspace with an eye on productivity, emergency preparedness, minimizing security risks, and energy management.
cooling

Data Center Efficiency: Liquid Immersion Cooling To The Rescue

Liquid immersion cooling is easy to deploy quickly, incrementally, and cost effectively, and it reduces energy costs.
FourFortyFour South Flower

Iconic LA Tower Earns Another Healthy Building Mark

FourFortyFour South Flower has achieved the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment for its air, water, hygiene, light and acoustics performance.
solar energy

Proposed Solar And Battery Project Promotes Clean Energy Use In Hawaii

Ameresco, Inc. and Bright Canyon team up to deliver clean, secure, resilient power to O‘ahu with new Solar and Battery project.
FHA Announces New “Green Mortgage Insurance Premium” Reductions

FHA Announces New “Green Mortgage Insurance Premium” Reductions

New “green mortgage insurance premium” reductions announced for residential care facilities meeting green building certifications by FHA.
Massachusetts College of Arts and Design

MassArt Completes Energy, Water Efficiency Project

New equipment and control systems installed by Ameresco are expected to save the Massachusetts College Of Arts And Design up to $436,385 per year.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

Webinars

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.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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