Renewable Energy Articles

This column takes a look at some of the cutting edge ideas associated with sustainable and high performance buildings.

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Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare... ...Read More...

Panfil is an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Clean Energy Program (www.edf.org), focusing on reducing waste throughout the electric power grid. His work includes Federal, state, and regulatory efforts across the country. He also engages on efforts to reduce emissions throughout the U.S. by advocating for smarter technology, clean energy resources, improved design standards, and sustainable practices.

Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response

This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power

The cogeneration approach to energy has been employed at the National Archives and Records... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Solar Power And Life Safety

Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: From Pipe Dream To Mainstream

How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Sizing Up Solar PV

Facility managers can begin evaluating this energy source by looking at a few key factors. From the September 2013... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power With Fuel Cells

Carbonate technology provides one option for on-site power, thermal management. From the July 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Waste As Power Source

Converting trash to fuel delivers doubly for facility managers seeking to reduce environmental impact. From the May 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Shining Light On Solar Energy Choices

Beyond the decision to implement this resource, there are several specifics to evaluate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.... ...Read More...