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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Question Of The Week: Who Watches The Generators?

As disaster recovery and business continuity become more important, organizations are investing in standby generators...but who is in charge of maintaining...Read More...

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New Service Spotlight: Attune Energy Dashboard by E-Mon

This cloud based service accesses historical and real-time energy usage data from a variety of meter...Read More...

Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Top 10 Green And Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Survey finds collegiate sports programs are becoming greener and more...Read More...

FM Alert

Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services Sector

Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon....Read More...

TFM April 2014

April 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 3)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager presents several aspects for managers to consider when selecting and operating the lighting systems in and around their...Read More...

Smart Building Stats

Revenues For Smart Building Applications To Grow 150% Globally By 2017

The global market for integrated equipment in buildings is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 20.3%—from $12.6 billion in 2012 to $31.6 billion by 2017. As a proportion of overall building equipment investment, smart applications are forecast to increase from 8% to 14% over the same...Read More...

FM Solutions

FM Solutions 2014 Podcasts

TFM recently spoke with several vendors on how their products are designed to help facility managers further their goals in 2014 and...Read More...

National Archives and Records Administration

Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power

The cogeneration approach to energy has been employed at the National Archives and Records...Read More...

OPEX

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has operated on solar...Read More...

Kaiser Permanente Solar Panels

Kaiser Permanente Increasing Onsite Solar Power Generation

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020...Read More...