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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Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

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

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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...

Green Buildings

New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle

Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during...Read More...

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LG Electronics Building Among Top Development Projects In New Jersey

NJ Alliance for Action Award celebrates economic impact in New Jersey of new LG North American...Read More...

Building Safety Month

President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

Proclamation recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings secure and help maintain a resilient, energy-efficient...Read More...

Roofing

Focus On: Roofing

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

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Data Center 2025 Report Forecasts Massive Changes To Data Center

Industry projects significant increases in density, cloud adoption and use of solar...Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management...Read More...

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Real Tactics To Master A Rocky Recovery

CRE teams need a new playbook to meet increasing demand for short-term cost savings. They'll find it at Real Street...Read More...

Energy modeling provides multiple insights, and one of these is how much energy individual facility systems are currently using—alongside the potential reductions that would result from conservation measures. (Image: VFA, Inc.)

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital...Read More...