Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

I-Codes And Obama's Better Buildings Initiative

I-Codes And Obama's Better Buildings Initiative

ICC expects its codes will play a major role in any push for greater energy efficiency, including meeting the goals of the newly unveiled “Better Buildings Initiative” introduced last week by President Barack...Read More...

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Obama has unveiled his plan to make America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next...Read More...

Football Stadiums: The Power Plants of Tomorrow

Football Stadiums: The Power Plants of Tomorrow

With the Super Bowl shining a spotlight on the NFL, fans of another stripe are cheering sustainable developments at Philadelphia’s eight-year-old Lincoln Financial Field, which recently announced plans to go to net zero and generate power needs through onsite sustainable or renewable...Read More...

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Latest In Lighting Efficiency Might Surprise You

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Latest In Lighting Efficiency Might Surprise You

This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM...Read More...

Update On Cash Grants For PV Systems In 2011

Update On Cash Grants For PV Systems In 2011

Until the end of 2010, qualified businesses can participate in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) which provides a cash rebate of 30% of the cost of a solar-produced (renewable) energy system. The rebate generally comes within 60 days following completion of the system...Read More...

IFMA Supports Bill Promoting Energy And Infrastructure

IFMA Supports Bill Promoting Energy And Infrastructure

The bill directs the GSA to identify core competencies, professional certifications, a recommended curriculum, and continuing education courses to ensure that federal buildings are operated in accordance with industry best practices and...Read More...

Lighting Systems Index Indicates Brighter Times Ahead

Lighting Systems Index Indicates Brighter Times Ahead

The end of the tunnel appears to be about nine or so months away. The light there is, thankfully, not from an oncoming train. Or so it...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EcoBreeze from APC by Schneider Electric

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EcoBreeze from APC by Schneider Electric

This cooling product for data centers is designed to provide cooling in the most efficient manner for existing...Read More...

NEMA Awards Recognize Members

NEMA Awards Recognize Members

One member will receive the Bernard H. Falk Award, and five others NEMA's Kite and Key...Read More...