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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 the exposure of the public to hazardous risks. However, one of the most overlooked dangers surrounds each of us every day. It contains potentially dangerous amounts of mercury and can […]

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Energy Management & Lighting

Latest: 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 the exposure of the public to hazardous risks. However, one of the most overlooked dangers surrounds each of us every day. It contains potentially dangerous amounts of mercury and can […]

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...

Shift Changes To Save Gas

Changes in your employee work schedules can help ease the pain of today’s high gasoline costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Switching to a...

Market Transformation Taking Place with Free Advanced Energy Design Guide Downloads

Nine million tons of carbon dioxide. $600 million in energy costs.That’s the potential savings represented by 100,000 copies in the Advanced Energy Design Guide...

19th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum Addresses Energy And Climate Change Policies

Sponsored by the U.S. Energy Association and Johnson Controls, Inc., the event took place June 11 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC....

U.S. State Department Adds Sustainable Technology

Ambassador Paul E. Simons recently announced that the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile will commission two new sustainable technology additions to the embassy’s heating,...

FM Frequency: Asking Tough Questions; Seeking Honest Answers

This month's column from Jeff Crane drifts into the realm of the radical.

Lighting Trends: Reinventing Light

New economic and environmental realities are pushing lighting technology into the next generation.

The HVAC Factor: Net-Zero-Energy Buildings

Can these types of facilities be market viable by 2030?

Services & Maintenance: Leaner, Greener Restrooms

No matter the facility, the "3Rs" can serve as a universal guideline for conserving resources.

Facility Fix: Chilling Out

This Q&A with Peter Whiteman illustrates how new chillers provide an energy efficient solution for a healthcare facility in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Top 5 Common Questions About Green Roofs

With the growth of the green roofing industry, some trends can now be identified. For instance, many early Green roof installations from five or six years ago involved building owners and developers who were very familiar with the technology and had a good understanding of the installation and care of a Green roof.

Sustainable By Design: Heating And Cooling Sourced From The Earth

In 2005, renewable sources provided 7% of the energy consumed in the U.S., according to the EIA; geothermal energy made up just 5% of that figure.

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of 2007

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Biomimicry proves that imitation is the highest form of flattery. After all, millions of species can't be wrong.

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon footprint.

FM Issue: Energy Savings

Conservation can be considered a story in two part harmony.

FM Issue: Fuel Trends In Standby Power Generation

Gaseous and bi-fuel gensets offer alternatives to diesel.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the air.

FM Frequency: Summer School

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane ponders electricity and reliability

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.

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