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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


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How To Take Advantage of the Benefits of Smart Grid

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Real-Time Energy Monitoring Avoids Peak Demand Charges, Helps Bill Accurately

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Advanced Lighting Controls Help FMs Reap Rewards of Automated Demand Response

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Southern California Deploys Batteries to Meet Peak Demand

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Lighting Controls Upgrades Done Right Mean Energy, Cost Savings

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Changes To Advanced Energy Metering, Demand Response Prioritize Energy Effeciency in LEED v4

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Five Benefits of Energy Storage: The Holy Grail of Energy

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Demand Response, Commisssioning, and Training: Utility Partnerships

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Energy Use Per Square Foot In Commercial Facilities Down on Average, says EIA

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3 Outdated Assumptions About Energy Management

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

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How Internet of Things Is Automating Demand Response Programs

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How Automated Demand Response (ADR) Works in Power Utilization

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How OpenADR Standard Aims to Help with Automated Demand Response

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McGill Energy Management Team Reduces Peak Demand

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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Demand Response: Strategies and Tactics for Success

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VFDs Expand Load Capability for Demand Response Programs

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Facilities With BAS Have Advantages for Demand Response Programs

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The Future of Demand Response

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Manage Demand Response To Drive Energy Efficiency

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Make the Most of Your BAS: Use Automated Demand-Response

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Demand Response: The Road Ahead

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Taking Charge of Demand Response

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Factors to Consider With Demand Response Program

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Meters Offer Greater Opportunities For Energy Efficiency

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Things to Know Before Beginning Demsand-Response

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Automated Demand-Response Increases

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Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

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Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

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Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

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Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

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Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

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What You Need To Know When Calculating Demand Charges

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Understand How Rates Change To Manage Electricity Costs

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Care Is Needed In Economic Analysis of Energy Upgrades As Electric Rates Change

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When Managing Electric Usage, Peak Demand Is Key To Savings

Building Operating Management
What You Need To Know When Calculating Demand Charges

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How To Account For Demand Charges When Calculating Energy Upgrade Savings

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What Is Smart Grid, Precisely?

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Involve Utility As Part Of Demand-Response Decisions

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What Is the LEED Pilot Credit Library?

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Demand Response: Strategies for Success

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Involve All Relevant Parties in Demand-Response Program

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Energy Efficiency: Making Demand Response Work

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Evaluating Demand Response Benefits

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Metering, a Key Role in Demand Response Management

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Demand Response Is Inexpensive Way To Save

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Campus Expansion Creates Challenges for Chillers

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Replacing Chiller on College Campus Requires Ample Planning

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Energy Efficiency: Beyond Chiller Replacement

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Demand Response Has Number of Variables

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The What, When and How of Demand Response

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Most Demand Response Programs are Low- or No-Cost

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Demand Response Programs Include Emergency, Voluntary Options

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Cost Savings and Green Features at NAU Health and Learning Center

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Automated Demand Response a Better Way to Shave Peak Load

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Demand Response: No Cost Way To Reduce Energy Bills

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Demand Control Ventilation Systems Can Save Energy, Achieve Occupant Satisfaction

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Making Demand Response Work

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Smart Grid: What Facility Managers Need to Know

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Smart Grid's Information Capabilities Help Control Energy Use

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Smart Grid Helps Address Peak Demand Through Demand Response

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Automated Demand Response a Better Way to Shave Peak Load

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How Automated Demand Response Performs

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OpenADR as a National Standard for Automated Demand Response

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Smart Grid is HERE

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OpenADR Helps Standardize Demand-Response

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Demand Control Ventilation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Making Demand Response Work

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The Risks and Benefits of Demand-Response Programs

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Demand-Response Programs: Understand Risks and Benefits

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

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Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductions

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Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets

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Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

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The Role of Smart Meters in the Smart Grid

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Smart Grid: Managers Have Incentives for Reducing Demand

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Power Meters Designed to Interface with the Smart Grid

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Making Demand-Response Work

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Successful Demand-Response Program Requires Culture Shift

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Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BAS

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Demand Response: Communication is Critical

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Tough Decisions: Managers Need a Strong Conscience

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Temporary Cooling: Prepare Before an Outage

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Smart Grid Allows FMs to Better Manage Electricity Consumption

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Cashing in with Smart Grid on Wholesale Electric Price Volatility

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Understanding Electricity Bills Helps Avoid Unpleasant Surprises

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New Technologies Mean New Rates

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Establishing the Need for New Controls

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Power Management: Demand Response & The Grid

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Demand Response: How to Operate Off the Grid

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What Energy Dashboards Can Do

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Who Might Benefit From a Dashboard?

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Sorting Out Energy Dashboard Software

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New Energy Efficiency Programs and Financing Mechanisms Available

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Managers Discuss Strategies for Participating in Demand-Response Programs

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Smart Grid's Rapid Deployment Brings Perks

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Smart Meters Bring Time-of-use Electric Rates

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Demand Meters Help Facilities Qualify for Utility Programs

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What is Automated Demand-Response?

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BAS Can Help Facility Managers Take Advantage of Smart Grid

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The Role of Lighting Controls in Demand Response

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Real-Time Pricing and Demand Response

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BAS Has an Important Role with Demand Response

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Sagging Energy Rates Creates An Opportunity for Power Purchasers

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Demand-Response Program Leads to Potential Savings

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Demand Response and Advanced Metering Gaining Ground, Report Finds

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The Need for Demand-Response Programs

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The History of Demand-Response

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How Demand-Response Programs Work Today

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Working With a Demand-Response Provider

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Demand-Response Contracts

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Finding Demand-Response Opportunities and Providers

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Making Demand-Response Work

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DOE and EPRI Cooperate To Increase Energy Efficiency

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Climate Change Driving Electric Industry Evolution

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Demand Response Programs Growing Nationwide, FERC Says

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To Cut Energy Costs Bring in Outside Air Only When Needed

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

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Structural Steel Demand, Construction Volume to Rise in 2007

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HVAC Focus: On-Demand Cooling

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Cooling in a Crunch

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Cooling in a Pinch

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Cooling On Demand

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Putting the Squeeze on HVAC Costs

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Energy Cost Control: Beyond the ‘Demand’ Side of the Equation

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Electric Charges Up Close

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Overload?

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Win-Win Energy Tactics

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Energy Incentives Reborn

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Routes to Energy Savings