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.

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...

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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...

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day 2014 Facts And Features

April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LLHV VersaBay LED High Bay from Columbia Lighting

Available in three lumen packages, this low profile fixture is suited to provide illumination in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, gymnasiums, and convention...Read More...

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Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center

Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Seeking UPS Battery Advice

A facility management professional is seeking advice from others in the field who have had experience replacing their UPS...Read More...