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.

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Carrier Secures Nearly 70% of HVAC Contracts for Beijing Games

Company systems installed in buildings throughout Beijing...Read More...

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Johnson Controls To Harness Renewable Energy At Laboratory

Innovative project to generate $8 million annual savings, decrease dependency on fossil...Read More...

Small Businesses Are Unprepared For Power Outages

Small Businesses Are Unprepared For Power Outages

Emerson survey reveals that a majority of small U.S. companies do not have back up power...Read More...

Guest Commentary: What to Do About Pending “Green” Legislation

Guest Commentary: What to Do About Pending “Green” Legislation

The bottom line is that green building legislation is coming—and companies, their CEOs, their SVPs of Real Estate, and their facilities managers need to get ready....Read More...

New Environmental Information Center From GE Debuts

New Environmental Information Center From GE Debuts

Web site will help specifiers and customers cut speedier path to greater sustainability, bottom line...Read More...

Recreation Center Focus Of ASHRAE Student Design Competition

Recreation Center Focus Of ASHRAE Student Design Competition

Groups will be presented with awards at ASHRAE's winter meeting in January...Read More...

Bank of America Invests In Energy Management Firm

Bank of America Invests In Energy Management Firm

The Charlotte, NC-based financial institution recently announced its investment in Philadelphia-based technology and services company Field Diagnostics Services,...Read More...

Guide to Assist Employers With Trip Fall Prevention

Guide to Assist Employers With Trip Fall Prevention

To help employers reduce and ultimately eliminate slips, trips and falls that continue to occur in workplaces, ASSE and ASTM recently announced the availability of a compendium including slip, trip, and fall prevention...Read More...

AT&T Joins Green Grid to Promote Data Center Energy Efficiency

AT&T Joins Green Grid to Promote Data Center Energy Efficiency

AT&T Inc. announced its affiliate, AT&T Services Inc., has joined The Green Grid, the global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems. AT&T also announced it will supply data center performance information to assist the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in developing a new ENERGY STAR rating for data center infrastructure....Read More...

Juno Lighting Group Launches New Energy Calculator

Juno Lighting Group Launches New Energy Calculator

Because rising energy costs and environmental pressures are becoming a major concern for customers, Juno Lighting Group has created the new Energy Plus Calculator™ to help save energy and money on lighting. This new tool, a free download available at www. junolightinggroup.com, will help facility managers (fms) find solutions when making complex decisions about construction or remodeling projects. “We’ve...Read More...