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Energy Efficiency - January 2012

The Energy Efficiency landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Energy Efficiency

Benchmarking, Energy Star, Energy Efficiency, ASHRAE 90.1, LEED, EPAct, Retrocommissioning, Commissioning, Lighting Upgrades, Drives, Metering
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Four Steps To Ensuring Successful Commissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savingspart 2: Energy Audits: Setting The Stage part 3: Energy Audits: Avoiding Mistakes

  


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Smart Grid is HERE

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savingspart 2: Retrocommissioning Can Overcome Operational Challengespart 3: Retrocommissioning Boon to Bottom Line

  


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OpenADR Helps Standardize Demand-Response

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Maintaining and Enhancing Reliability with Equipment Upgrade Solutions

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Performance Contracting: Saving Energy, Saving Money

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Project: The Aventine

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To Save Energy, Improve Operations

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Easy Steps for Energy Savings in a Tough Economy

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How Dashboards Can Promote Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Boost BAS/EMS Performance With New Tools, Capabilitiespart 2: Real-time Information is Big Advantage of Modern BAS/EMS Systemspart 3: Advanced BAS/EMS Operations Still Need Staff Oversight

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Careful Planning Brings Benefits from Performance Contractingpart 2: Performance Contracting Requires Understanding Facility Needspart 3: Selecting an ESCO: Questions To Ask

  


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Making Demand Response Work

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive Programs Can Help Facility Managers Save Dollarspart 2: Demand Response Plays Big Role in Utility Energy Incentive Programs

  


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Four Steps To Keep Energy Efficiency a Priority

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Offers New Ratings, Easier Benchmarking for Buildingspart 2: Data Centers, Senior Care Now Eligible For 1 to 100 Energy Star Scorespart 3: New Energy Star for Hospitals, Federal Involvement Among New Plans

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Programs: Understand Risks and Benefitspart 2: Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductionspart 3: Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets part 4: Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

  


5 minutes with
Energy Management: One School District's Success Story with Connie Kelley

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What Is ISO 50001?

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How Should You Use an Energy Model?

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What Are Outcome-Based Codes?

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Understanding What A Net-Zero Energy Building Really Is

Building Operating Management
Different Levels of Energy Auditpart 2: Retrocommissioning vs. Energy Auditpart 3: Definitions of Net Zero Energypart 4: Top 10 Energy-Saving Opportunities

  


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Energy Efficiency: Role of HVAC Systems and Benchmarking with Jay Russell

Building Operating Management
Understanding What an Energy Model Can and Can't do is Critical to its Successpart 2: Realistic Expectations Needed to get Most out of Energy Modeling

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Grid: Managers Have Incentives for Reducing Demandpart 2: Power Meters Designed to Interface with the Smart Gridpart 3: Smart Grid Improves Power Quality, Reliability

  


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Environmental Product Declarations: Getting Product Facts Straight

Building Operating Management
Obama Administration Promotes Energy Efficiency in Facilitiespart 2: Federal Government Taking Steps toward Sustainable Operations

  


Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Is First Step in Energy Upgradespart 2: Online Resources for Lighting Upgrades, Greenhouse Gas Accounting

  


case study
Healthy Savings: New York Presbyterian Hospital Improves Energy Performance

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How to Streamline Lighting Retrofits

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The Role of Building Occupants in Saving Energy

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Does an HVAC Pre-Filter Improve Energy Efficiency?

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What is the EPA's National Building Competition?

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HVAC Retrofits Lower Energy Use, Reduce Hot-Cold Calls

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Green Buildings: Retrofits to Increase in Private Sector

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The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

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Why is the Existing-Building Market So Important?

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Energy Efficiency Should Not Compromise Occupant Satisfaction

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What is the Cost and ROI of Recommissioning?

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What is the Difference Between Recommissioning and Retrocommissioning?

case study
High-Performing Bank Strikes Gold

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Facilities Management: How to Create a Energy Department

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

Building Operating Management
Simplicity is Key in Pursuing Energy Efficiency

  


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Geothermal Heating & Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

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Making Demand-Response Work

Building Operating Management
Utilities Offer a Range of Incentives for Improving Energy Performancepart 2: How to Get Going on Energy Efficiency Programs

  


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How to Customize Sub-Metering Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Demand-Response Program Requires Culture Shiftpart 2: Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BASpart 3: Demand Response: Communication is Criticalpart 4: DOE Grant Fuels County's Green Building Projects

  


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Considering The Energy To Make a Product in a Life-Cycle Assessment

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A Look At New Energy Incentives

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Energy Benchmarking When You Can't Use Energy Star Benchmarks

Building Operating Management
Longer-payback Energy Upgrades Maximize Building Efficiencypart 2: Reaping the Benefits of Longer-payback Upgrades

  


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Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

Building Operating Management
Proposed Incentives for Building Efficiencypart 2: Ways to Promote Energy Efficiency Without New Legislation

  


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