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.

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Biomimicry proves that imitation is the highest form of flattery. After all, millions of species can't be... ...Read More...

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Energy Savings

Conservation can be considered a story in two part... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Fuel Trends In Standby Power Generation

Gaseous and bi-fuel gensets offer alternatives to... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Summer School

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane ponders electricity and... ...Read More...

FM Issue: Power Up

How are facility managers meeting mission critical power... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Buying Renewable Energy Certificates

While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for... ...Read More...

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy... ...Read More...