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How are facility managers meeting mission critical power demands?


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How are facility managers meeting mission critical power demands?

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FM Issue: Power Up

How are facility managers meeting mission critical power demands?

Sustainable By Design: Buying Renewable Energy Certificates

While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for many.

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy bills.

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control projects.

FM Frequency: Did He Say Pedal Power?!

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane says there are hidden energy savings in every facility...sometimes you just have to look for them.

Sustainable By Design: Saving Energy With Window Film

Those products with solar control properties can help to keep out unwanted heat.

Sustainable By Design: Outdoor Lighting – Brighter Not Always Better

Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.

Facility Fix: Lighting Upgrade Maximizes Energy Use

Seeking out the best lighting options to serve the needs of one of its manufacturing buildings has resulted in lower energy costs for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

Reducing Cooling Loads With External Shading

With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.

FM Issue: Power To The Core

Currently, the United States loses $80 billion per year due to power outages and interruptions, and the losses are accelerating. Utility demand continues to amplify. So how reliable are power sources?

Sustainable By Design: When The Heat Was On

This month, guest columnist Michael Gordon writes about how energy consumers in New York City were able to curtail their electric usage this past summer during periods of record demand. As participants in the city

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and performance.

Green Solutions: Energy Savings Across The Board

Since 2000, a comprehensive conservation approach has resulted in millions of dollars in savings for Trizec Properties.

FM Issue Supplement: All That Glitters Is Green

In the U.S., buildings are responsible for almost two-thirds of national electricity consumption and more than one-third of total primary energy use.

Green Solutions: Solar Power Installation Steps Up Energy Strategy

A warehousing operation in California decided to implement solar power at its two locations

Green Solutions: Combined Heat And Power Helps Fuel Convention Center

Convention center uses on-site power generation to produce clean energy that also reduces utility bills.

FM Issue: Choosing An Efficient Lighting System

Employee productivity, improved energy consumption, and overall safety are just a few of the factors to benefit from carefully planned lighting.

Green Solutions: Wind Energy Helps One Business Stay True To Its Mission

Switching to wind energy as the sole source of electricity has been a smooth transition so far for Tom’s of Maine in Sanford, ME.

Sustainable By Design: Energy Efficient LEDs Show Promise

This lighting source is making inroads in practical building installations.

FM Issue: From Currents To Currency

Facility managers can combat energy prices

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system improvements.

TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal system.

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their facilities

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.

Green Solutions: Energy Performance Contracts & Deferred Maintenance

Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency.

FM Issue Web Bonus: Options Can Help To Reduce Energy Costs

As the energy market evolves, so have the options that facilities have to control these costs.

Sustainable By Design: Double Duty: Combined Heat And Power

Implementing combined heat and power systems can help reduce facility energy costs.

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms.

FM Issue: Cool Roofing

This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a building.

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