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.

Dehumidifying An Aquatics Room

Should commercial indoor pool facilities be dehumidified? Premier Fitness in the greater Toronto area has put a system in place for this... ...Read More...

What Drives The Reasons To Be Energy Efficient?

Is it public relations or bottom line savings which encourage facilities professionals to want their buildings to be energy efficient? This report from BOMI International takes a... ...Read More...

The Next Step In Solar?

TFM's "Facility Technologist" addressed this development at the start of... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Climate Controlled Sand

Forget the flip flops. Just cool the sand. That's what the developers of Palazzo Versace Hotel and Condominiums in Dubai are planning to... ...Read More...

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating... ...Read More...

Ciralight Announces Partnership With Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star

Utah-based company is the newest addition to ENERGY STAR's roster of participating... ...Read More...

Johnson Controls Announces Call for Creative Energy Projects Entries

Johnson Controls has launched a program to engage kindergarten through 12th grade students across North America in developing ways to make the environment more energy efficient. The program, called Igniting Creative Energy, is a competition that provides national winners with valuable educational experiences including the opportunity to meet national leaders and energy policymakers in Washington, DC. “Students play an important role in using... ...Read More...

U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes CertainTeed Roofing Facility

Shreveport, LA location honored for outstanding energy efficiency, notably reducing natural gas... ...Read More...

U.S. Energy Group Announces New Initiative

Solar panel installation is not common on co-ops in New York City, but U.S. Energy Group os trying to change... ...Read More...

Energy Secretary Bodman Urges Lighting Upgrades; Lauds Energy Conservation Program

Bodman observes, "While cost-effective lighting technologies are available now to cut energy costs by up to 50%, only 25% of the buildings have been... ...Read More...