Energy Articles

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

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Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Stressed Areas

GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Engineering Bright Ideas With Sheep, Dogs, And LEDs

This 2009 advertisement from Samsung hints at just what can be done with LED lamp technology when put in the hands of ingenious Welsh sheep herders, their working dogs, and their...Read More...

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Zero Energy Building Revenue | Expected To Exceed $1.4 Trillion Annually By 2035

Advances in building envelope technology are helping to drive the market, according to Navigant Research...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human...Read More...

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Three Suppliers Partner for Outdoor Lighting and Surveillance Platform

A combination of LED fixture, surveillance and communications technology, and camera, this new offering provides facility managers an advanced security...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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FM Issue: Mission Critical Training

A methodical approach coupled with follow through goes a long way toward reliable operations in facilities that run...Read More...

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Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: LED Lighting By RVLT

RVLT lamps and fixtures are ideal for the commercial, industrial, institutional, and government...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Energy Measurement By Magnetrol

Use this energy management portal to learn how Magnetrol can provide the flow measurement and control that facility managers need to cut energy...Read More...