Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

H.R. 5396 Would Add Jobs, Strengthen National Energy Policy

H.R. 5396 Would Add Jobs, Strengthen National Energy Policy

The recently introduced Green Energy Efficient Roofs and Job Creation Act will stimulate job creation and accelerate the acknowledged role high performance roof systems play in reducing carbon emissions and improving energy...Read More...

Energy Efficiency Investments Still Strong Despite Recession

Energy Efficiency Investments Still Strong Despite Recession

Across all regions surveyed, energy management is considered an important priority among commercial decision makers (92%). Notably, respondents from India (85%) and China (80%) were more likely to consider energy management very or extremely important as compared to those in Europe (55%) and North America...Read More...

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from...Read More...

What’s Your Building EQ?

What’s Your Building EQ?

Engineers across the country have begun assessing the energy use of selected buildings as part of a pilot program designed to encourage the building industry to cut energy use and...Read More...

Industrial Facilities' Compressed Air Usage

Industrial Facilities' Compressed Air Usage

Performing compressed air audits is one tool to identify facility energy savings in the industrial...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

American Modular Systems manufactures these environmentally friendly, low maintenance environments with a variety of...Read More...

AIA Top 10 Green Projects

AIA Top 10 Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) recently selected its 10 leading examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions....Read More...

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Under current executive authority, the Obama Administration has the ability to use over 30 existing federal programs worth $72 billion to enhance efficiency in commercial buildings and multifamily housing, with no new...Read More...

AFE Urges Enactment of Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

AFE Urges Enactment of Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

The Association for Facilities Engineering is encouraging U.S. legislators to maintain year-round support for Earth Day objectives by enacting legislation to ensure federal facilities are operated at peak...Read More...