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.

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms....Read More...

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FM Issue: Cool Roofing

This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a...Read More...

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider....Read More...

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government...Read More...

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Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve...Read More...

Tech To Watch: Hydrogen Fuel Cells = Unlimited UPS

Tech To Watch: Hydrogen Fuel Cells = Unlimited UPS

A new fuel source has boundless limitations for running UPS...Read More...

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Cutting Costs At Large Corporate...Read More...