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Maintenance Solutions
Savings and Efficiency from Using HDS to Plan Retrofits

Maintenance Solutions
HDS Scanning Improves Efficiency at Utah Power Plant

Maintenance Solutions
Design, Engineering Firms Turn to HDS Technology

Maintenance Solutions
HDS Scanning Eliminates Need to Interrupt Facility Operations

Maintenance Solutions
Trouble Spots for Data Center Performance

Maintenance Solutions
Keeping an Eye on Data Center Efficiency

Maintenance Solutions
Strategies for Snow and Ice Management Success

Maintenance Solutions
Regular Inspections Important for Snow and Ice Management Equipment

Maintenance Solutions
Exploring the Benefits of System Energy Audits

Maintenance Solutions
Diving Into Data Generated from Energy Audits

Maintenance Solutions
Getting the Most out of Energy Audit Results

Maintenance Solutions
Outsourcing: Managers Discuss the Often-Controversial Practice

Building Operating Management
Obama Administration Promotes Energy Efficiency in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Lavatory Faucet and Hand Dryer Considerations

Building Operating Management
Financing, Utility Programs Expanding Access to Capital for Property Owners

Building Operating Management
Greening, Renovating Buildings Makes Properties More Competitive

Building Operating Management
Bottom Lines Are Putting Water Efficiency In Spotlight

Building Operating Management
New Landscaping, Irrigation Techniques Can Help Conserve Water

Building Operating Management
Improving Fixture Efficiency Can Help Reduce Water Waste

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling Provides Benchmark Of Benefits For Investments

Building Operating Management
Personnel, Operating Costs Can Be Addressed By New BAS

Building Operating Management
HVAC, Lighting Efficiency Can Help Acquire Financing for New Projects

Building Operating Management
ESCOs Offer Design, Contracting, Financing Services for Complex Projects

Building Operating Management
Bringing DC Power Into The Workplace

Building Operating Management
LEED for Commercial Interiors Can Result In Productivity Gains, Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
LEED-CI Should Be Planned Early In Building Selection And Leasing

Maintenance Solutions
5 Steps to Chiller Efficiency

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Huge Savings for California to Be Found in Commercial Building Efficiency

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Data Centers Can Now Earn Energy Star Label

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Select Northwestern Region Hospitals Can Join Energy Efficiency Campaign

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DOE Extends Deadline to Submit Commercial Building Partnership Applications

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Legislation Would Set Energy Efficiency Standards for Outdoor Pole Lighting

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Call for Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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New BOMA Directive Calls on Associate Members to Implement Efficiency, Sustainability Policies

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Energy Efficiency Proposals Could Create 333,000 Jobs in 2010

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Data Center Energy Efficiency Metrics Established

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Recovery Act Funds Awarded for Data Center Efficiency Research

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School Districts Cutting Spending Due to Rising Energy Costs, Survey Says

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New York City Enacts Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency of Buildings

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Pilot Building Energy Labeling Program Launched by ASHRAE

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Free Guide to Energy Efficiency in Healthcare Facilities Available

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Fifty Percent Increase in Green Building Programs since 2007, Report Finds

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Making a Case for Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings: New Industry Publication

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NEMA Publication Helps Determine Target Efficacy Rating for Luminaires

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DOE Awards Recognize Federal Energy Efficiency Initiatives

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NEMA Announces Consensus Legislative Proposal on Outdoor Lighting Standards

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Despite Recession, States Continue to Focus on Energy Efficiency

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Department of Energy Strengthens Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards

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White House Executive Order Aims to Green Federal Facilities

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Energy Efficiency Holds Steady at 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour, Even as Costs of New Power Generation Rise

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Revised Waxman-Markey Energy Bill Could Accelerate Energy Efficiency Benefits by a Decade

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NEMA Publishes Guidance on Solid-State Lighting

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DOE Publishes New Vending Machine Energy Efficiency Standards

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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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Commissioning Existing Buildings Has One Year Payback, Berkley Lab Concludes

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West Can Help Meet Its Water Needs With Low Impact Development Approach

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ASHRAE Research Targets Tying Together BIM, Energy Efficiency

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Senate Approves Boost In Energy Efficiency Funding

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Benefits of Energy Efficiency Understated, Report Finds

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McKinsey: Unlocking Energy Efficiency Potential in Buildings Could Significantly Bolster Economy

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Hot/Cold Call Burnout: IFMA Study Examines Common Worker Complaints

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New Appliance Standards Could Slash Energy Use

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Online Calculator Estimates Stimulus-Related Jobs Created by Energy Efficiency Projects

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Department of Energy Rolls Out More Spending For Energy Efficiency Projects

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Vending Machines First in List of New Energy Efficiency Standards

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California Businesses Could Save More Than Enough Water to Supply Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, Says Report

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Coalition Provides Federal Buildings with Energy-Efficiency Recommendations

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Department of Energy Focuses on Improving Energy Efficiency of Health Care Buildings

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Proposed House Legislation Would Reduce U.S. Energy Use 10 Percent

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FERC Orders Electric Power Marketplace to Allow Energy Efficiency Projects

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Obama Administration Announces $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements

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National Standard for Energy Efficiency Can Save Nearly $170 Billion, Study Finds

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Energy Efficiency Programs Could Slash Demand for New Power Plants

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Studies Show Green Building as Key Part of the U.S. Economic Future

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BOMA, CCI Finalize Model Contracts For Energy Efficient Retrofits to Commercial Real Estate

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New Version of EnergyPlus Software Simulates Energy Use

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New Report Details Potential of Combined Heat and Power

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Online Directory Now Includes Heating Equipment

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Guide Addresses Financing for EnergySmart Schools

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New Report Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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BOMA Energy Efficiency Challenge Reaches 100 Endorsers

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California, Oregon Top List of Efficient States

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Federal Agencies Met 2007 Energy Efficiency Goals, But Challenges Lie Ahead, Report Says

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ASHRAE Updates Standard 90.1

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EPAct Tax Deduction for Energy Efficient Construction Set to Expire

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ASHRAE, Green Grid Collaborate on Data Center Efficiency

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Experimental Solar Cell Sets Efficiency Record

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Photovoltaic Certification Facility Opens

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Health Care Executives Place Higher Priority on Energy Efficiency Than Others, Research Shows

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Environmentalist and Public Power Launch New Energy Efficiency Program

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Free Energy Design Guides Create Potentially Large Savings

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Report: Economic Gains From Energy Efficiency Programs Underestimated

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Commercial Real Estate Developers Should Be Green, NAIOP Says

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Climate Change Legislation Will Create Surge in Energy Efficiency Programs, Report Says

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Energy Efficiency Potential Not Fully Utilized, Despite Success

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for Small Warehouses

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EPA, Green Grid Focus on Small Computer Room Energy Efficiency

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Energy Star Label Awareness Grows

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International Energy-Management Standard in the Works

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

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New York Mets’ Colors: Blue, Orange and, Now, Green

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NIST Tests Own Facilities To Find Energy Savings

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New Technology Leads to Increased Energy Efficiency

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Proposed Budget Hit or Miss for Buildings Industry

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Energy Department Finalizes Regulations to Increase Energy Efficiency in New Federal Buildings

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Rising Energy Costs, Efficiency Drives Cleantech Activity

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Renewable, Energy Efficiency Markets Could Create Significant Job Growth

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

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2007 U.S. Wind Energy Expected to Grow Beyond Estimates

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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New Caucus Formed to Promote Benefits and Raise Awareness of Green Schools

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EPA Grants First Energy Star Label for Retail Buildings

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EPA Releases Top Five Green Building Strategies for Healthcare

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Chiller Proposal Aims for Energy Savings

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Utilities Seek to Increase Energy Efficiency

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Collaboration to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Improve Energy Efficiency Defined

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Energy-Saving Proposals Target Cooling Towers, VAV

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DOE Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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States Ramp Up on Utility Efficiency Targets

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Illinois Passes Renewable Energy Standards for Utilities

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Data Centers Hold Potential for Significant Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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EPA Reports Major Energy-Efficiency Opportunities for Servers, Data Centers

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DOE Aims for 30 Percent Boost in its Energy Savings

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ASHRAE Plans to Improve Energy Savings by 2010, Strengthen 90.1

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ASHRAE, DOE Aim to Boost Energy Efficiency

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CB Richard Ellis Adopts BOMA’s Energy Efficiency Program

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New England Communities Join Program to Reduce Energy Use

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Pending Senate and House Energy Bills Could Create Large Energy Efficiency Savings, Emissions Reductions

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New Rule will Boost Energy Performance in LEED Buildings by 14 percent

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Senate Approves New Energy Bill

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Study Finds Florida Could Benefit from Energy Efficiency Strategies

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Renewable Energy Tracking System Launched for Western U.S.

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New Legislation Pushes Net-Zero Energy Use in Buildings

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Five New Orleans Schools to Receive Energy Efficiency Aid

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Vermont, Connecticut and California Lead in Promoting Efficiency, 26 Other States Lag, Report Finds

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U.S. Top Wind Energy Market and Continues to Grow

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U.S. Green Building Council and International Code Council Form Alliance to Further Green Building Practices

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ASHRAE, IESNA, USGBC Draft Green Building Standard

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New Report Projects Surging World Energy Use

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AIA Pushes Federal Government to Reduce Energy Consumption

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GSA Cut Energy Consumption by 5 Percent in 2006

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Nominations Open for Energy Leadership Awards

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Proposed Bill Addresses Energy Efficiency

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Simple Conservation and Scale-Back Practices Help State of Pennsylvania Achieve Energy Goals

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New Energy Efficiency Bill Could Slash Emissions, Energy Demand

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New Utility Incentive Program for Energy Efficient Data Storage Introduced

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Combined Approach Could Help Texas Meet Energy Demand

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Energy Assessments Reveal Opportunities for Savings

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Increased Energy Efficiency Can Help Manage Peak Demand, New Report Says

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DOE Requests Expedited Process for Energy Efficiency Standards

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Better Tax Treatment for Commercial HVACR Equipment Could Be Part of the Solution, says ARI

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Market Barriers are Major Block to Energy Efficiency Investments

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Proposed FY Budget Falls Short on Energy Efficiency Funding

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EPA To Study Data Centers' Energy Efficiency

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Engineers Recognized for Role in Energy Savings

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ACEEE Predicts New Life For Energy Efficiency

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Study Results: Energy-efficient Schools Lower Costs, Improve Air Quality

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EPA Announces New Computer Efficiency Requirements

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Energy Department to Award $6 Million to State Partnerships to Increase Energy Efficiency

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California Program Aims to Slash Energy Use in State Buildings by 20 Percent

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Hybrid Lighting Technology Shows Potential for Energy Efficiency and Savings

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EPact Reaches First Anniversary


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