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Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial buildings, and more site electricity is consumed for lighting than for any other end use category, such as cooling, ventilation, or refrigeration. Therefore, planning for lighting management…
This year’s TFM/NEMA survey reflects facility managers’ collective desires to find value when considering lighting upgrades.
For the third consecutive year, TFM is conducting a survey of its readership about lighting.
As energy efficiency strategies get “smarter,” HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.
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 seems.
The proposed standard will coordinate with work by the North American Energy Standards Board to develop a basic energy usage data model and create a facilities data model that provides additional energy usage data elements for commercial and industrial buildings.
In an exclusive interview with TFM, Mark Tibbetts, who directs NEMA’s recycling initiatives through www.lamprecycle.org, answered questions about developments in lamp recycling.
The tax credit is estimated to provide between $400 and $600 million in direct tax incentives to original equipment manufacturers for making–and end users for purchasing–more efficient products.
Increased efficiency in this sphere is more important then ever. Results from a survey sponsored by NEMA/EnLIGHTen America examine facility managers’ attitudes on their plans to proceed.
NEMA has published the following reaffirmed standards for Shunt Capacitors, Typical Proximity Switch Specifications, and Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic Fields.