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.

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New Association Advances Energy Management Services

The ACG board has created the EMA as a stand-alone association to administer the EMP program and other energy related...Read More...

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2014 TFM Readers’ Choice Awards

TFM's 21st annual Readers' Choice Awards highlight preferred vendors and service providers in more than 40...Read More...

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Singapore Ramps Up Energy Efficient Buildings

Periodic energy audits are now mandated as part of recent legislation focused on minimum sustainability standards for existing...Read More...

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TFM Names Ted Bielicky Facility Executive of the Year

Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: BAS Optimization Methods

Building automation systems are extremely useful strategic tools, but one facility management professional needs input on their power saving...Read More...

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FAQs On Window Film

Facility managers can glean energy efficiency and safety benefits from window film, if they choose the best type for their...Read More...

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Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues To Achieve Utilities Savings

Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 Pumps by Xylem

A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating...Read More...

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Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green...Read More...

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Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local...Read More...