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.
The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system
Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.
When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal
A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.
Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.
By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their
What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.
Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency.
As the energy market evolves, so have the options that facilities have to control these