Posts Tagged ‘DOE’

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal... ...Read More...

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NIBS, DOE Partner To Develop Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

The Guidelines will address commercial building workforce training and certification programs for five key energy related jobs: facility manager, energy auditor/manager, commissioning professional, and building... ...Read More...

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DOE Schedules First Meeting of Commercial Certification Group

The recently formed Commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Water Heating, and Refrigeration Certification Working Group will convene on April 30 in Washington,... ...Read More...

Advanced Energy Design Guidance Offered For Large Hospitals

The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council... ...Read More...

Building Codes Council Votes To Up Efficiency By 30%

Building officials from across the nation voted to support gains in the energy efficiency of building energy codes at the Final Action Hearings for the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code... ...Read More...

National Clearinghouse For Educational Facilities Funding Cut By DOE

The Department of Education recently awarded its federal fiscal year 2011-2014 grant monies for maintaining the Clearinghouse to another... ...Read More...

Free Download of Energy Code Available

Free digital copies (registration required) of the International Council’s 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are now... ...Read More...

Institute Brings Industry Perspective to DOE Initiatives

NIBS has encouraged DOE to use a holistic approach to achieve sustainability in federal buildings; look at lifecycle costs instead of first costs as a basis for sustainable decision making; and include operations and maintenance staff and building occupants in the long-term strategies for sustainability.... ...Read More...

ASHRAE Prompts States To Meet Current Building Energy Codes

As of June 2010, the building codes of 14 states and four territories do not meet the requirements in 90.1-2007. A total of $5 million from the DOE is available to be awarded for up to 20... ...Read More...

OSRAM SYLVANIA Recognized by EPA and DOE for Ninth Year

The 2010 Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a select group of organizations that have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, employing innovative approaches, and showing others what can be achieved through energy efficiency.... ...Read More...