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.
While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for
Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy
Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control
FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane says there are hidden energy savings in every facility...sometimes you just have to look for
Those products with solar control properties can help to keep out unwanted
Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.
Seeking out the best lighting options to serve the needs of one of its manufacturing buildings has resulted in lower energy costs for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.
Currently, the United States loses $80 billion per year due to power outages and interruptions, and the losses are accelerating. Utility demand continues to amplify. So how reliable are power sources?