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.

Load Bank

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system...Read More...

Grand Valley Exterior

Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the...Read More...

Panasonic Solar

Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the...Read More...

Building Automation

FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department...Read More...

maintenance-carts

New Product Flash: HOBO Plug Load Logger from Onset

Capable of storing 1.9 million measurements, this device logs the power and energy consumption of 120V plug loads from office equipment, vending machines, and the...Read More...

Green Schools Alliance

Green Schools Alliance Teams With Noveda For Energy And Water Management

All GSA member schools will now have access to cutting-edge energy and water monitoring systems as well as other advanced analytics tools and conservation technologies provided by Noveda Technologies....Read More...

EPA Building Battle

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR...Read More...

Smart Buildings

Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast

TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast &...Read More...

Aquicore Webinar

Did You Miss The Best Practices For Efficient Energy Management Webinar?

View a video of this webinar and find out how to avoid peak demand costs and to create the best schedule for buildings by considering occupancy, time, and weather...Read More...

National Performance Based Design Guide

Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The AIA will support the Guide by promoting it to its members as a resource to be used in the design phase of a building as well as by bringing the designer community perspective to the NPBDG review and update...Read More...