Renewable Energy Articles
This column takes a look at some of the cutting edge ideas associated with sustainable and high performance buildings.
Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And PowerMay 15th, 2014
The cogeneration approach to energy has been employed at the National Archives and Records
Renewable Energy: Solar Power And Life SafetyMarch 13th, 2014
Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is
Renewable Energy: From Pipe Dream To MainstreamDecember 24th, 2013
How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy
Renewable Energy: Sizing Up Solar PVOctober 8th, 2013
Facility managers can begin evaluating this energy source by looking at a few key factors. From the September 2013
Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power With Fuel CellsAugust 6th, 2013
Carbonate technology provides one option for on-site power, thermal management. From the July 2013 issue.
Renewable Energy: Waste As Power SourceJune 13th, 2013
Converting trash to fuel delivers doubly for facility managers seeking to reduce environmental impact. From the May 2013 issue.
Renewable Energy: Shining Light On Solar Energy ChoicesMarch 27th, 2013
Beyond the decision to implement this resource, there are several specifics to evaluate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.
Renewable Energy: EV InfrastructureDecember 12th, 2012
As the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles slowly gains ground, some facility managers are installing charging stations for this mode of
Renewable Energy: The Air We BreatheOctober 23rd, 2012
The relationship between the chemical content of building materials and occupant health is gaining renewed attention. This installment of "Renewable Energy" shifts its focus from alternative power to conversations about "chemicals of concern."