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HVAC: A Closer Look at VRF Technology

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Managers Must Consider Benefits of VRF System for HVAC Upgrades

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Application Insights for VRF Systems

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Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

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Loading Docks Seals Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Uses Facility Master Planning For Space, Energy Efficiency

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Evaluating How Effectively Energy Is Used

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LEED’s Energy Jumpstart Credit: An Efficiency Compromise

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LEED Platinum Collaborative Life Sciences Building: Model of Interdisciplinary Education and Research

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Despite Energy Efficiency Gains, Federal Operating Costs Have Risen

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Solar Power, LEDs Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

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Building Internet of Things Startups Are Rewriting The Rules

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Hot Topic: K-12 District’s Lessons in Boiler Efficiency

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With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

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Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

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Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

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Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

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SIDEBAR: LED Upgrade at Princeton Gym Light-Years in the Making

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How Occupants Influence Building Energy Performance

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Exterior Lighting Upgrades Deliver Efficiency, Savings

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Auditing Process Helps Managers Discover Lighting System Savings

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Place Focus of Exterior Lighting Projects on Fixtures

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LED, HID, Fluorescent Fixtures Among Exterior Lighting Options

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SIDEBAR: Website Offers Lighting Designs for Older Adults

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High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

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Why High-Performance Buildings?

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Next Step in Building Internet of Things: Interconnectivity and Integration

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LED Lighting Reaches the Big Leagues

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Technology, Design Advances Are Driving High-Performance Lighting

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Re-Tuning Buildings for Improved Facility Performance

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EPA Statistics Debunk Energy Efficiency Myth

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Training, Preparing for Building Re-Tuning Process

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Three Federal Government Buildings Illustrate Innovative, High-Performance Strategies

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Even Most Efficient High-Performance Buildings Require Constant Monitoring, Tweaking

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As Water Rates Rise, Efficiency More Important, Especially For Cooling Towers

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How To Control Water Costs Without Energy Penalties

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High–Performance Buildings Preview: PACE Programs Support Energy Efficiency, Building Upgrades

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

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Innovative FMs Look To Save 40-50 Percent on Energy With Deep Energy Retrofits

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Real–World Examples Show Value of Deep Energy Retrofits

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SIDEBAR: Two Financing Options for Deep Energy Retrofits

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What You Need To Know About Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure Ordinances

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Benchmarking: Opportunities for Finding Energy Efficiency

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SIDEBAR: Benchmarking Ordinance Results

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SIDEBAR (Exclusive online only): Benchmarking Tips and Resources

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Maintenance Strategies for Boilers and Water Heaters

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Boiler Optimization to Improve Energy Efficiency

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New HVAC Equipment and Technologies Improve Energy Efficiency

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Section 179D Federal EPAct Tax Benefits Extended For Two Years

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Financial Incentives Can Help Cut Data Center Energy Costs

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Challenge of Quantifying Value of Data Center Energy-Saving Options

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Incentives for On-Site Power Generation for Data Centers

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Look For Third-Party Validation On Energy Optimization Products

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First Steps In Considering A Deep Energy Retrofit

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Guide to Efficient Lighting Published by UC Davis

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How Healthcare FMs Achieve Energy Efficiency

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Ways to Save Energy in Healthcare Facilities, Including Heat Recovery

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How Froedtert Healthcare System Has Saved on Energy Costs

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Building Occupants Can Impede Energy Efficiency Efforts

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To Judge Energy Optimization Products, Evaluate Applicability, Operational Impact

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Improving Daylighting Via Window Replacement

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14 Tips for Success in Green Building

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Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

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Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

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U.S. Green Building Council Perspective: High-Performance Green Buildings as a Keystone of a Low-Carbon Economy

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Building Automation Systems: Data and Diagnostics

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Five Tips To Trim Energy Use

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Energy Efficiency: Looking for Trouble in HVAC Systems

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Infrared Thermography Helps Detect Issues in HVAC Systems

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Power-Quality Analyzers Help Improve HVAC System Efficiency

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PNC’s LEED Platinum Tower: One of the Greenest Office Buildings in the World

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Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

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3 Outdated Assumptions About Energy Management

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Allagash Brewing Uses Advanced Temperature Controllers To Keep Beer Cold

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Healthcare Facility Expands Before Construction Ends

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New Standard Drives Efficiency in Rooftop Units and Furnaces

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Chicago Releases Results of Energy Assessment for Commercial Buildings

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Talking Points: Communications Key for Project Support

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Energy Star Leaders Offer 6 Lessons for Facility Managers

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Meeting Energy Star Expectations and Making the Program a Foundation

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More Energy Star Tips: Stay the Course with Older Buildings, Engage Tenants

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on NREL Facility in Colorado

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on Federal Center South Building 1202 near Seattle

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Good News on Green Building from USGBC’s Economic Impact Study

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Survey Shows Challenges, Opportunities In Data Center Operations

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Energy Chickens Help Save Plug-Load Energy

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Take A Close Look At Product ROI Claims

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Focus on Specific Benefits of Energy Optimization Products

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Integration a Key to Energy Management

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Pay Attention To Utilities When Negotiating Healthcare Leases

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Understanding How Data Should Drive Energy Upgrades

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Survey Highlights Data Center Challenges, Opportunities

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How to Recommission and Revitalize Lighting Control Systems

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Managers Must Stress Importance of Maintenance and Engineering Departments

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

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Advances in Submetering Technology Optimize Energy-Saving Systems

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Data, Cost Important Considerations for Submetering Upgrades

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Long-Term Benefits of Commissioning Energy-Monitoring Systems

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Spotlight on Smart Buildings

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The Challenge of Choosing Energy Optimization Products

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Best Practices for Saving Energy In Data Centers

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Solar-Energy Technologies Emerging as Options for Commercial and Institutional Facilities

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Solar Market Growing, but Challenges do Exist

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Developments on Solar-Technology Front for Maintenance Managers

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Natural Gas Transition Saves Vanderbilt Millions on Maintenance

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New HVAC System Changes Priorities for Vanderbilt Maintenance Department

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Eye on Energy: Lighting Upgrades Help Retail Facility Takes Control

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Data Center Energy Efficiency Targets Include Temperature, Humidity Adjustments; Economizers

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Best Practices In Implementing Energy Optimization Products

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PNC Tower Uses Cutting Edge Building Systems but Runs on the Basics

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Cleveland Clinic Happily Takes IoT Connectivity to Extremes

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Data Plays Important Role at U.S. Institute of Peace Building

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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

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System Integration Offers Benefits for Green Buildings

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Energy Upgrades Begin with Careful Planning, Knowledge of Equipment and Building Design

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Role of Measurement and Verification in Energy Upgrade

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Communication Is Key in Energy Upgrade

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Technology Advances Help Managers Maximize Infrared Imaging Investment

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Clearing Up Infrared Imaging Misconceptions

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Impact of Infrared-Imaging Continues to Increase

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How to Pick a Winner in Energy Optimization

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Utilities and Energy Codes Drive Changes in Lighting Systems

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Energy Upgrades Roundtable: Managers Discuss Energy Efficiency Challenges

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Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

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Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

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Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

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Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

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To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

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Tips For Getting Incentives From Utilities

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How Real-Time Energy Monitoring Saves Energy

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Considerations Beyond ROI in Energy Optimization

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Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

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Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

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Top Products — Energy Optimization

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Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

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Know Your Own Operation When Selecting for Energy Optimization

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Get the Facts First When Selecting for Energy Optimization

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Project: A Vision of Energy Excellence

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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
Project: Excellence in Lean Staffing

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Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning

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Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting

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Lighting Upgrades Keep Mall of America Fresh, Energy Efficient

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Successful Lighting Upgrades at Mall of America Require Effective Planning

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Lighting Upgrades Vital Part of Massive Mall of America Expansion

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2015 FMXcellence Awards Honor FMs Who Tackled Energy, Staffing Challenges with Proactive Planning, Analysis

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How Chiller Plant Optimization Improves Building Performance

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Advice To Improve Maintenance Focused On Energy Efficiency

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Quality of Maintenance Programs and Their Effect on Energy Efficiency

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Best Approach To Take With Antiquated Equipment

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Building System With Most Negative Effect on Energy Efficiency

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Net-Zero-Energy Buildings Are Headed Mainstream

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Knowing the Types of Lighting Control Systems and How Often Recommissioning Is Needed

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At Peace Institute in Washington, D.C. , Complex Lighting Controls Get an Ongoing Commissioning

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Obtaining Primary Data to Help Support Energy Projects

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Measuring, Verifying, and Reporting Energy Project Results

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EPAct Tax Benefits For Warehouses: Section 179(D) Provisions

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Museum Evaluates, Installs LEDs With Support From Local Utility

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Is Solar Arguably the Era's Most Disruptive Technology?

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Financing Risk Appetite, Technology Choices Also Key in Picking Energy-Efficiency Financing

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The Focus on Sustainable Electricity Through PEER

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Technology and the Art of Finding the Right KPIs

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Weather-Proofed Windows and Energy Efficiency

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Renewable Energy to Power Next Facebook Data Center

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Biggest Change in Energy Markets Is Natural Gas Pricing

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Understanding PUC Regulation as a Factor in Utility Rates

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2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

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Degree of Recognition of Energy Star and Portfolio Manager

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Pros and Cons of Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency

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Will Outcome Based Compliance Be The New Normal For Energy Codes?

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Five-Year Capital Plan Helps Chicago High-Rise Cut Energy Use

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Consider Tax Appetite in Picking Best Financing for Energy Efficiency

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Five Tips for Writing Strategic Capital Energy Plans

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Understanding the Big Shifts in Power Pricing

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When Replacing Energy Using Equipment, To Capital Decisions To Current Operations

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Energy Opportunity Study, Cascading Returns, Form Basis For Five-Year Capital Plan

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Finding Best Financing Options for Energy Efficiency Projects

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Making the Right Choice with Energy Optimization Products and Services

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Status of Update to CBECS Database

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Benchmarking Improves Energy Performance

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Correcting Misperceptions About Energy Star

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Keeping a Sustainable Building Operating Sustainably

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Location, Consultant, Modeling Can Help Customers Prepare for Utility Price Impacts

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Field Testing an Important Step in Lighting Upgrade Process

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Standards Emerge to Monitor Lighting Industry

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Utility Program Helps Fund Retrocommissioning, Upgrades at Santiago Canyon College

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Climate, Lighting, Renewable Energy Also Figure in Net-Zero Calculations

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Net-Zero Buildings and Geothermal Heating and Cooling

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HVAC and Energy Efficiency: Strategies and Tactics

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Demand-Response Programs Help Lower HVAC System Costs

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BAS, VAV Boxes Help Control Long-Term HVAC Costs

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Chilled Water And Condenser Loop Control Offer Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Elevators and Destination Dispatch Technology

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Materials on Roof Surface Can Build Energy Efficiency

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Target Heat Loss at Walls, Roofs to Boost Building Performance

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Timing, Scope Are Critical In Considering Deep Energy Retrofits

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Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Technology Updates Could Signal Need for Lighting Upgrades

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Maintenance Plan, ‘Walk-Around’ Audits Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Long Term Planning, Recommissioning, Auditing

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How To Know How Far To Go With a Deep Energy Retrofit?

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Role of Staff, Training, Building Data in Loss of Energy Efficiency

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How to Design for HVAC Operations

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AC Motors One Way to Cut Elevators’ Energy Use

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Simple Payback is Thinking Too Simply

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Don't Underestimate the Importance of Benchmarking

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Pick Low Hanging Fruit, Retrocommission, To Set Stage For Capital Plan

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New Lighting Technology Can Bring New Challenges

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Energy Codes, Technology Improvements Driving Changes in Lighting

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Dan Hounsell: Can Money Change the Image of Maintenance?

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Use Capital Plan To Achieve Stable Energy Savings

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White LED Lamps Are Biggest Recent Development in Lighting

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A Gameplan for Building Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency

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Showing Success With Your BAS Setup

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Maximizing System Efficiency Through BAS

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Setting Proper Trends Important to Achieve Success With BAS

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Project Size, Non-Energy Components Are Important in Deep Energy Retrofits

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Deep Energy Retrofit a Chance to ‘Re-Market,’ Re-Think a Building

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Comprehensive HVAC PM Programs Promote Energy Efficiency

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AIV Metric Can Build Accountability into Building Performance

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Buildings’ Data Helps Reveal Effectiveness of Energy Use

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Occupant Response Measures Must Figure in Building Evaluation

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Building’s Energy Efficiency, Occupant Comfort Are Related

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PACE Financing an Option for More Extensive Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility On-bill Financing an Added Option for Energy Efficiency Projects

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Financing Tools Include Energy Performance Contract, Energy Service Agreement

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‘Threshold Questions’ Help Find Path to Energy Efficiency Financing

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Two Steps Towards Better Lighting

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Introducing the Apex Award for Energy Optimization

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Energy Upgrades Overcome Scheduling Challenges, Produce Verified Savings

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Pilot Programs, Veterans’ Insights Help with Energy Optimization

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Best Practices for Energy Optimization

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Focus on Benefits, Product Credibility in Energy Optimization Purchases

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Training, Technology Upgrades Can Boost Facility’s Efficiency

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Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

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Build on the Benefits of Feedback, Collaborative Approach

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Design for HVAC Accessibility and Consult the Experts

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Energy Audits Are Combined With Retrocommissioning Effort

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Variable Air Volume Considerations for Critical Facilities

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Uncovering Energy Savings Inside Critical Facilities

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Critical Operations: Laboratories and Energy Savings

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To Justify Large HVAC Upgrades, Consider Deferred Capital Renewal

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To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

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Utility’s Advice Aided School’s Energy Upgrades

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Utility Rebates, Advice Aid Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Power of Group, Leaders Can Drive Energy Savings

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Targeting Occupant Behavior for Energy Savings

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Boston's EPC, PPA Plans Have Potential Big Impact

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Making Retrocommissioning a Priority

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Library Energy Project Replaced Outmoded Systems

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Centralizing Energy Management in City of Boston Buildings

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Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

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Outsourcing Is Not the Only Way to Stretch FM Budget

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Focus on Barriers to Change and Study Your Buildings

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Five High-Performance Building Trends For 2015

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

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Waste Watch: Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency

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HVAC System Audits Help Improve Efficiency

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Retrocommissioning Helps Identify HVAC Inefficiencies

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Beyond PUE: The Big Picture Of Data Center Energy Efficiency

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To Drive Data Center Efficiency, eBay Combined Facilities And IT Departments

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LEED O+M: Cut Energy, Water Waste With O+M Manual, Requirements

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New Commercial Building Job Titles Emphasize Energy Efficiency

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LEED O+M: Understanding Energy Audits and Retrocommissioning

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Preparing the Facility Workforce for Zero Net Energy

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What We Can Learn From LEED's Critics

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How A Divided Congress Continues To Affect Energy Policy

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Energy Efficiency Challenge: Facility Workforce Development

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Four Tips on LEED O+M Can Ease Way to Certification

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Rules of Thumb to Guide 5-Year Capital Plan

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Tie Capital Decisions To How Building Has Evolved

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Infrastructure Renewal Program Helps Healthcare Facility's Sustainability Efforts

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Use Three Steps To Build Long-Term Capital Plan

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5-Year Plan Delivers Energy Savings, Stable ROI

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Using Energy, Portfolio Data To Reduce Facility Costs

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Energy Data Brings HVAC Savings

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Cost Of Replacing Obsolete Equipment Can Help Sell HVAC Upgrade

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Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency: Pros and Cons

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How To Reduce Elevators' Energy Use

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Retrocommissioning: Getting Back to Efficiency

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Retrocommissioning: Finding Barriers to Energy Efficiency

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Setting the Scope for a Retrocommissioning Project

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How to Ensure a Successful Retrocommissioning Project

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Ambulatory Care Center Taps Lean Design Principles

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SIDEBAR: Arc Flash Safety Advice For The Data Center

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Campus-Wide Energy-Efficiency Focus Triggers Change

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Improved Chiller Efficiency Delivers Bottom-Line Savings

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The Rise of the LEED City

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The Importance of Net-Zero Energy Goals

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A Beginner's Guide to ASHRAE 90.1 and LEEDv4

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ASHRAE, LEED Updates Include Lighting, Sustainable Materials

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States Raise The Bar On High-Performance Buildings

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Despite Buildings' Success, Facility Managers Aim For More Performance

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A Closer Look at Roof Coatings Benefits

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Waste Issues to Consider When Tearing off a Roof

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Roof Coatings Extend Life of Roof, Components

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Maintenance Considerations With Roof Coatings

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Flexible Design, Careful Energy Monitoring Are Vital

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Facility Managers' Grasp Of Big-Picture Issues Is Crucial To Net-Zero Performance

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Especially In Net-Zero Energy Buildings, A Careful Eye On Operations Pays Off

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Common Data Not Always the Correct Data to Determine KPIs

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After Finding the Right KPIs, Take Advantage of the Information

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Retrocommissioning Aims to Reduce HVAC Costs

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Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

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Cool Savings: Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

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Benefits and Lessons Learned From Chiller Upgrade Project

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Tips on Replacing or Upgrading HVAC Components

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How Outcome Based Compliance Can Ensure Efficient Operations

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Defining High-Performance Buildings

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Bundle Small Energy Measures With Large HVAC Projects

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Lighting Retrofits: Streamlining for Savings

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Retrocommissioning Improves Energy Efficiency in High-Performing Buildings

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Key Findings from Retrocommissioning a High-Performance Building

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Innovations Offer Reductions In HVAC Energy Consumption But Are Often Ignored

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Consider These Passive Or Energy-Efficient Active HVAC Systems

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Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Waste Heat Recovery And Renewable Energy

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New Energy Code Approach Could Be Industry Game-Changer

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Outcome-Based Energy Codes Link Operations To Design

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How Would Outcome-Based Energy Codes Be Enforced?

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With Outcome-Based Codes, Who Is Responsible For Performance During Measurement Period?

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ICC Votes On Energy Code Compliance For IgCC

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Focus On A Coating’s Overall Quality As Well As Specific Features

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Aetna Building in Phoenix Earns LEED Silver

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Building Recommissioning Helps Heifer International Meet Challenges Of Reliability, Efficiency, And Sustainability

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Main Problems Identified During Commissioning Included Malfunctioning Sensors And Water Valves

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Ongoing Commissioning Is Part of Comprehensive Approach

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Energy Savings From Occupant Training

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics Software Has Potential To Save Energy

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Data Center Upgrades for Reliability and Energy Efficiency

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Redundancy Ensures Data Center System Availability if Components Fail

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Adaptability Important to Efficient Data Center Operation

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Controlling Condensation, Temperature Important to Protect Data Centers

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Remote Access Helps Managers' Ability to Control Data Center Systems

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How To Successfully Commission

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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Facility Strategies To Handle More Work With Fewer Resources

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Low- Or No-Cost Energy Measures Can Help Win Funds For Large HVAC Upgrades

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How Energy Benchmarking Ordinances Can Help Facility Managers Save Money

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Understanding Energy Benchmarking Ordinances

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Strategies To Reduce Operating Costs Using Energy Benchmarks

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Energy Benchmarking Is First Step To Savings For Chicago High Rise

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Electric Bills May Rise With New Regulations On Coal-Fired Power Plants

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How Will Electric Utilities Respond To New Rules On Carbon Emissions?

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Electricity-Price Impact Of New Carbon Emission Rules Will Vary

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Look Closely: Will New Regulations Will Affect Your Electric Power Pricing?

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How To Soften Electric Rate Increases From New Rules On Coal Plant Emissions

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Cost Savings From Variable Only, Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

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Patchwork Repairs Often Result in Increased HVAC Costs

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Boiler Maintenance Key to HVAC Savings

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Infrared Imaging: Benefits Beyond the Basics

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Application Possibilities Expand for Infrared Technology

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Matching Infrared Imaging With Facility Needs

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Maximizing Payback on Infrared Imaging Purchase

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The Rise of Net-Zero Buildings

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Defining the Net Zero Concept

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Establishing a Plan for Net-Zero Buildings

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Taking Advantage of Outside Air to Reduce HVAC Costs

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

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Dan Hounsell: Take a Bow, FMD Achievement Award Winners

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Maryland School District Streamlines Lighting Systems for Savings

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Streamlighting Lighting Inventory one Goal of K-12 Retrofit

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In-House Crews, Contractors Split School District Lighting System Projects

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School District Building Engineers Provide Significant Input on Lighting Projects

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Go Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Major HVAC Upgrades

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Data Helps Sell Energy Efficiency Efforts In Healthcare Facilities

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Understand Where Energy Is Used To Maximize Benefits Of Healthcare Efficiency Efforts

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High-Performance Products Make High-Performance Buildings

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Guaranteed Energy Performance

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How Do You Manage Big Data?

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Submetering Helps FMs Take Control Of Power

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Budget For Energy Upgrades Requires Fully Understanding Real Costs

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True Energy Costs Play Important Role In Determining Energy Savings

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Realistic View Of Energy Savings Helps Meet Targets

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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving With Launch Of LEED v4

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Misconceptions About Energy Star Can Prevent Facility Managers From Seeing Its Benefits

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Time Commitment For Energy Star Portfolio Manager Is Work That Should Already Be Done

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Improving Building's Energy Performance Brings Additional Benefits As Well

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Energy Recovery Systems Can Cut Energy Use Significantly

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Submetering: Gathering Data, Finding Savings

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Submeters Effective Way to Gather Hard Data

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Have Goals in Mind Before Installing Submeters

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Finding Cost-Savings Opportunities in Submetering

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Energy Recovery Systems: Airside and Waterside

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High-Performance Exteriors Require Creativity, Commitment

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Attention To Detail Helps Eliminate Envelope Leaks

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High-Performance Exterior Helps Library Use Less Energy In More Space

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With Water A Concern, Education Was Key To Convincing Owners To Use Open-Ventilated Rain Screen

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The Future of Demand Response

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Cool Savings

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Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

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Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

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Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

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Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

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Energy Benefits of Green Roofs

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Green Roofs Incentives and Rebates

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Solar Industry Continues To Grow, Price Continues To Decrease

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Dave Lubach: Pay It Forward — Complete the Technology Circle

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Closing Windows For Energy Savings

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Financing Facility Retrofits: The Power of the Negawatt

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What is a Negawatt?

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Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Weighing Benefits And Limitations

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Case For Capital Investment In Lighting Upgrades Rests On Showing Specific Benefits

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Benchmarking, Rebates And Incentives Can Help Justify Lighting Upgrades

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Combine Lighting Upgrades With Other Capital Projects To Maximize Energy Savings, Minimize Disruption

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Overselling Productivity Increases, Maintenance Savings Can Hurt Chances Of Approval For Lighting Upgrades

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As Google Grows, It's Up To Joe Kava To Ensure Data Centers Keep Pace

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To Keep Up With Demand For Data Centers, Google Focuses On Policies, Procedures

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Custom-built Servers, Onboard Batteries Help Google Meet Its IT Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Google Shares Data Center Energy Efficiency Information To Help Push Industry Change

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Customized Training Helps Google Data Center Employees Get Up To Speed

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Getting Back On Energy Budget After a Rough Winter

Building Operating Management
Big Strides in HVAC and Lighting Efficiency

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Ensuring the Most Energy Efficient Equipment

Building Operating Management
Overlooked Low- and No-Cost Energy Effiicent Opportunities

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Chicago Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

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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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Is LEED Broken?

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Demand Side Management Helps Cut Energy Consumption, Costs

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Is Often Overlooked Way To Manage Energy Costs

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Energy Master Plan Can Help Manage Costs On Demand Side, Supply Side

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Life-cycle Costs Justify Investment In Energy-Efficient Fans

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How Fault Detection And Diagnostics Reduces Energy Costs

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Net-Zero Building Saves More Than Energy For Leon County, Fla.

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Which Energy Audit is Right for Your Facility?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Examining Energy Audits at Ground Level

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Level II Energy Audit Provides Detailed Building Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing Energy Audits on Capital-Intensive Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Harnessing the Power of Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Analyzing Facilities' Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Rethinking Management Priorities

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Staples Buying Into LED Lighting

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Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Air-cooled And Water-Cooled

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Column: The Hidden Savings of Cost Avoidance

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LED Lighting Provides Maintenance Benefits for Staples

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More LED Lighting Projects on Horizon for Staples

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First Steps to Retrocommissioning

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Consider Whether Design is Still Sensible During Retrocommissioning

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How To Gauge Whether Retrocommissioning Was Successful

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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How To Successfully Commission

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Fans Offer Opportunities For Significant HVAC Energy Savings

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Microsoft Finds That Fault Detection Saves Energy

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Finding energy savings in HVAC systems

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Meters Offer Greater Opportunities For Energy Efficiency

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Submetering: Taking Control of Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Helps Managers Identify Savings Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Verifying Accomplishments Tough in Energy-Conservation Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Picking Candidates for Submetering

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State University Upgrades HVAC Technology and Benefits Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State Converts Steam Plant to Condensing Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Significant Part of Mississippi State University Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Step to Savings for Missisippi State: Ice Storage Area

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Facility Managers Need To Understand Changing Market To Maximize Utility Incentives and Rebates

Building Operating Management
Trend In Utility Incentive Programs Is Toward More Monitoring, Proof Of Performance

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive Programs Will Require Stricter Monitoring, Offer Greater Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Chicago High-Rise Finds Better Option Than Free Cooling

Building Operating Management
Preparing Data Centers for Extreme Cold or Extreme Heat

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: HVAC Retrofits Save Colorado City $400,000

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Paul Lupica's Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Led To Big Improvement For Munich Re

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Energy Star's Portfolio Manager Is Important Tool For Munich Re's Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Careful Consideration Of Technology Helps Munich Re Avoid Costly Mistakes

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Munich Reinsurance America's Sustainability Efforts Are Part Of Larger Corporate Goals

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Things to Know Before Beginning Demsand-Response

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LEED in Motion Report Provides Evidence of LEED Buildings' Efficiency

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

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Taking A Close Look At Intelligent Buildings May Pay Off For FMs

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How HVAC Economizers Can Help Data Centers Meet Energy Codes, Energy Star Ratings And ASHRAE Standards

Building Operating Management
Managing Data Center Air Flow With Hot Aisles, Cold Aisles Can Help Drive Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tailor Data Center Energy Strategies To Business Needs

Building Operating Management
Information, Technology Help McGill University Save On HVAC Costs

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Energy Management Information System Helps McGill University Cut Down On HVAC Energy Usage

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Focus On Demand Can Help Cut HVAC Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Audits, Retrocommissioning Are Keys To Energy Management Plan

Building Operating Management
Set Design Standards, Review Them Often To Maximize HVAC Energy Savings

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What Can We Learn From LEEDs Critics?

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Automated Demand-Response Increases

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Analyze VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Retrofit Applications To Ensure Savings

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VFDs Offer Benefits Beyond Energy Savings

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Choosing Energy-Efficient Mechanical Equipment Reduces Noise

Building Operating Management
Six Steps Help Justify Building Energy Upgrades

Building Operating Management
To Win Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects, Think Like A CFO

Building Operating Management
M&V Done Right: Tips For Measuring And Reporting Energy Efficiency Results

Building Operating Management
Facility Energy Management Produces Real Financial Benefits

Building Operating Management
Triple Bottom Line: Facility Managers Are Positioned To Lead Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: A New Tool in the Quest for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Sensors Monitor Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Ultraviolet (UV) Light Treatments For HVAC Applications: Coil Systems

Building Operating Management
In-Duct UVC Systems Can Combat HVAC Microbial Growth

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Evaluating The Effectiveness Of UVC Treatments For HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Steps Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Large Energy Efficiency Investments

Building Operating Management
How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Maintenance Savings May Help Justify HVAC Capital Investments

Building Operating Management
Deferred Capital Renewal Can Be Used To Justify HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Beginning on the Path To Energy Star Certification

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Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

Building Operating Management
Misconceptions About Energy Star

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Helps Engage School Staffs, Provides National Recognition

Building Operating Management
Government Shutdown's Effect on Energy Star Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Teaming Up For Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Combination of In-House and Agency Best Fit for Retrocommissioning Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlining the Members of Your Retrocommissioning Team

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Sustainability Delivers Hard Savings, Soft Benefits to Jordan, Pershing Elementary Schools

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Benefits of an HVAC Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look Online Exclusive: The University of Minnesota's Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits

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Data Issues Are Critical With Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD)

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

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Unexplored Potential in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety, Savings Achieved With Emergency Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology Advances Impact on Emergency Lighting Market

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Testing an Important Consideration for Emergency Lighting Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers' Experience Vital to Specify Emergency Lighting Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New Technology: Tankless Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Number of Different Tankless Water Heating Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Operation Considerations With Tankless Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Tankless Water Heater Specification and Installation

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Outsourcing Provides Focused Expertise for Hire

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With Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD), Take Close Look At Buildings, Software Capabilities

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What You Need To Know When Calculating Demand Charges

Building Operating Management
Key Energy Use Metrics Can Help Maximize Energy Savings With Windows

Building Operating Management
Making Windows More Efficient: Low-E Coatings, Warm-Edge Spacers, Electrochromic Glass

Building Operating Management
Daylighting, Coatings, Installation Can All Affect Role Of Windows In Energy Consumption

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UC Merced Earns 11th LEED Certification, 2nd Platinum

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Where To Start With Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Offer Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings

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US Carbon Emissions Declining

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Understand How Rates Change To Manage Electricity Costs

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Understanding How Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Tool Works

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What You Need To Know When Calculating Demand Charges

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

Building Operating Management
When Managing Electric Usage, Peak Demand Is Key To Savings

Building Operating Management
How To Account For Demand Charges When Calculating Energy Upgrade Savings

Building Operating Management
GSA Continues On Road To Net Zero Energy Buildings

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ESPCs Are Critical Piece Of Efforts To Get Government Facilities To Net Zero

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GSA's LEED Certification Requirements Remain In Place

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Get Occupants Involved in Green

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Commissioning Doesn't Have to Be Difficult, Expensive

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How Tougher Energy Efficiency Standards Will Affect Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Tighter Energy Codes Are Applying To Smaller Buildings, Building Systems

Building Operating Management
Steps To Take To Be Compliant With ASHRAE 90.1-2010

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What You Need To Know About The ASHRAE 90.1 Standard Process

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Explaining the "Energy Jumpstart" Credit in LEED-EBOM

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What Is Smart Grid, Precisely?

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A Look At Chicago's Proposed Energy Disclosure Ordinance

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Exploring the Benefits of System Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Diving Into Data Generated from Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Most out of Energy Audit Results

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Dashboards For Energy Data Are Gaining Wider Use

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Fan Efficiency Grades Can Help Decrease HVAC Energy Usage, Cut Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Variable Refrigerant Flow HVAC Systems Can Save Energy, Money

Building Operating Management
Energy Recovery Is Becoming Common Way To Save On HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
How Adopting Energy Management Strategies Helps Retailers Be More Energy Efficient

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Retailers Say Energy Management Systems Need To Take Disparity Between Facilities Into Account

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Systems: Lessons Learned at Kohl's, Adidas, Westfield

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Microsoft Uses Fault Detection And Diagnostics To Transform Facilities Management

Building Operating Management
Microsoft Uses Big Data To Manage Buildings

Building Operating Management
As Microsoft Has Brought Fault Detection And Diagnostics Online, Management Of Assets Has Improved

Building Operating Management
Unified Reporting Helps Microsoft's Facilities Management Team Measure And Manage Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Microsoft's 'Analytics Blanket' Is Changing How Facilities Are Managed

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Metropolitan Square Earns LEED-EBOM Gold

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Is There Still A LEED Premium?

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Will EPAct Deductions Be Extended?

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Is Attracting Industry Interest

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Hanging Fruit: Energy Savings Made Easy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems, Electric Motors Consume Large Amounts of Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying and Repairing Leaks Solves Major Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Explosion Triggers Renovation, Savings at University of Alabama

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Alabama Thinks Long-Term During Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovation Results in Leaner Maintenance Principles at University of Alabama

Facility Maintenance Decisions
In-House Maintenance Staff Boosts Alabama's Bottom Line In Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Online Exclusive: More Information on Alabama's Arc-Flash Explosion

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Commissioning, Retrocommissioning Are Critical Elements Of Green Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

Building Operating Management
How To Realize Actual Savings From Green Renovation Projects

Building Operating Management
Video: How to Engage Occupants in Sustainability Strategies

Building Operating Management
Video: Communications Strategies for FM Success

Building Operating Management
At BAE Systems, Sustainability Program Grew From Single Chiller Project

Building Operating Management
New York City Department Of Education's SchoolStat Program Helps Show Value Of FM

Building Operating Management
Georgia Tech's Culture Of Sustainability Helps Attract Students

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Is Cornerstone Of Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory's Culture, Research

Building Operating Management
TD Bank Spreads Sustainability Across Multi-National Portfolio

Building Operating Management
HEI's Bob Holesko, Other FMXcellence Winners Share How They Made A Big Impact On A Large Portfolio

Building Operating Management
Tenant Engagement, Energy Efficiency Lead To LEED Gold for 255 Alhambra Circle

Building Operating Management
Can 179D Energy Efficiency Tax Deductions Be Saved?

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Shows Promising Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Technology Helps Facilities Pursue Greater Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installation Considerations for Utility Meters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlining and Maximizing Submetering Systems

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Involve Utility As Part Of Demand-Response Decisions

Building Operating Management
Demand For Energy Efficiency In Buildings Brings New Resources For Tenants

Building Operating Management
Energy Consumption In Tenant Space Offers Potential For Big Savings

Building Operating Management
Empire State Building Tenant Li & Fung USA Shows How Cooperation Can Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency In Tenant Spaces Should Be Focus At Lease, Expansion And Renewal Stages

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Motors Can Help Drive Energy Efficiency

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As Energy-Use Benchmarking Increases, Energy Star Upgrades Portfolio Manager

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Updated Portfolio Manager Will Make It Easier To Input, Report, Share Energy Data

Building Operating Management
Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Features Building Design As Part Of Target Finder

Building Operating Management
Measurement and Verification Can Help Maintain Efficiency, Improve LEED Scores

Building Operating Management
Measurement And Verification Requires Close Attention To Be Successful Part Of Green Building Initiatives

Building Operating Management
How Continuous Measurement And Verification Helped Improve Operational Efficiency

Building Operating Management
LEED for Healthcare Aims To Help Improve Health of Buildings, Patients

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HVAC Policies, Procedures Can Improve Efficiency In Existing Buildings

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Three Steps To Improve HVAC Performance: Audits, Retrocommissioning, Ongoing Commissioning

Building Operating Management
EPAct-created Section 179D Federal Tax Deductions Are Set To Expire In December

Building Operating Management
Tweaked Section 179D, New Section 179F Would Offer Improved Tax Deductions For Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Complete Fluorescent Lighting Upgrades Before End Of 2013 To Maximize Section 179D Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
Update: Alternative Energy Tax Credits And Capturing Missed EPAct Tax Deductions

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits Offer Cost Savings As Well As Health, Productivity, And Risk Mitigation Benefits

Building Operating Management
Rocky Mountain Institute's VBECS Metric Helps Calculate Value Of Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Property Assessed Clean Energy Emerges As Capital Source For Deep Energy Retrofits

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What Is The Living Building Challenge?

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Cities Turn To Energy Star Portfolio Manager As Part Of Mandatory Energy Use Benchmarking Push

Building Operating Management
Cities Use Mandatory Energy Use Benchmarking To Promote Energy Efficiency, Design Rebates and Incentives

Building Operating Management
Seattle's Energy Benchmarking Law Is Part Of Push To Reduce Energy Use

Building Operating Management
New York's Local Law 84 Requires Large Commercial Buildings To Report Energy Use

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Equipment, Operations Both Offer Areas For Improved HVAC Efficiency

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What Is the LEED Pilot Credit Library?

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How To Justify Energy Retrofits

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Energy Efficiency Projects Bring Large Savings To Poudre School District

Building Operating Management
Bond Issue Will Help Make Existing Poudre Schools More Energy Efficient

Building Operating Management
Data Is Lifeblood Of Colorado School District's Energy Efficiency Program

Building Operating Management
Culture Change Produces Large Energy Savings at Rocky Mountain High School

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Ongoing Challenges, New Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Average Energy Savings from Retrocommissioning is 16 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look at the Retrocommissioning Process

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What Does It Mean To Be Carbon Neutral?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Play: Incorporating DC Power Into Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Converting Power from AC to DC Offers Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Offer Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: EMerge Alliance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Georgia Medical Center Lighting Retrofit Paves Way to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patient Care Takes Priority Over Lighting Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ROI on Lighting Project Less Than 3 Years

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Lighting Project to Feature LED Lamps

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Keys to Ensuring Successful Rooftop PV System

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Reducing Energy Use: Five Steps Help Overcome Barriers

Building Operating Management
Shorenstein Properties Works Toward Comprehensive Energy Management Practices

Building Operating Management
Shorenstein Energy Plan Shows Value Of Focusing On How Business Decisions Are Made

Building Operating Management
Los Angeles Convention Center Uses Outsourcing To Save Energy, Earn LEED Certification

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Facility Managers Use Outsourcing Providers For Core Competency In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Outsourcing Helps KeyBank Gain LEED-EBOM Platinum Certification

Building Operating Management
Improved Energy Performance is One of Many Goals for New LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Projects With New LEED On The Horizon

Building Operating Management
Equipment vs. Operations: Greatest Opportunity for Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Making A Pitch For Energy Efficiency Spending

Building Operating Management
Best No- and Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Projects

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Untapped Potential for Energy Efficiency

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Take a Hands-On Approach to Identifying Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
How Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data Right Now

Building Operating Management
Planned Capital Upgrades Present Opportunities For Deeper Energy Savings

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Focus on Motor Efficiency to Find Savings

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Modular Data Centers Offer Flexibility

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Glenborough Uses Energy Star As Guide For Extensive Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Glenborough's Next Project is Energy Retrofits at Corporate Headquarters

Building Operating Management
Glenborough's Long-Term Goal Is To Be Industry Leader In Sustainability

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Where To Start With LEED-EBOM

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Share Experiences With Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps K-12 Facility Managers Avoid Millions in Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Portfolio Manager Helps Schools Set Baseline for Energy, Water Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency in K-12 Buildings Doesn't Require Full Time Employee

Building Operating Management
Communicating Early Success With Energy Star Can Help Get Energy Efficiency Efforts Off Ground in K-12 Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Metering, Energy Audits and Your Desktop

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Traditional Audits Have Place in Smart Grid World

Building Operating Management
How the GSA's Bean Federal Center Uses Solar Power to Save on Utility Costs

Building Operating Management
Photovoltaic Lab on Bean Federal Center Roof Helps GSA Find Best Solar Solutions

Building Operating Management
Bean Federal Center Solar Power Project Creates Jobs, Utility Savings

Building Operating Management
USGBC Lists Top 10 LEED States for 2012

Building Operating Management
Office Lighting Design Must Have More Goals Than Just Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Solve Lighting Quality Problems By Letting Space Guide Technology

Building Operating Management
Brightness and Variety Are Challenges To Office Lighting Quality

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Problems With Office Lighting Design

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Select Facility Energy Consumption Dashboards Carefully For Ease Of Use

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EPAct Section 179D Deadline Is December 31, 2013

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Monitoring Is Key To Data Center Efficiency

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Look For Utility Rebates Early In Energy Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentives Can Mean Millions Of Dollars In Savings

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Cutting costs: Simple steps help Florida county achieve sustainability

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Measuring Exterior Energy Efficiency

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Facility Dashboards Show Energy Efficiency

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Bridge The Gap From Construction To Efficient Operations

Building Operating Management
Tie Design and Construction Teams To Building Performance

Building Operating Management
LEED Certification Aims To Be Constantly Evolving

Building Operating Management
Potential Energy Savings Drive Interest in Intelligent Buildings

Building Operating Management
Intelligent Buildings Link Multiple Subsystems To Building Automation Systems

Building Operating Management
Microsoft Uses Fault Detection, EMS and BAS To Manage Massive Portfolio

Building Operating Management
GSA's Building Links Project Centralizes Data To Cut Costs

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

Building Operating Management
Five Sources Of Data Can Help Facility Managers Analyze Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Automated Benchmarking Services Can Aid Building Energy-Data Gathering

Building Operating Management
Submeters Help Measure Energy Used By Specific Building Area

Building Operating Management
Use Building Automation System To Learn Information On Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Data Loggers Offer Specifics Of Equipment's Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Proposed EPAct Deduction Extension Would Create Deep Retrofit Tax Incentive

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Matures into Showcase for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installing Green Roofs can be Complex Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Evolves Throughout its Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Managers See Energy Savings with Vegetative Roofs

Building Operating Management
Facility Master Plan Can Help With Energy Efficiency In Educational Facilities

Building Operating Management
Energy Consultants Can Help Integrate Energy Conservation Measures With Facility Master Plan

Building Operating Management
Energy Calculations Help Determine Payback Of Energy Conservation Measures In Facility Master Plan

Building Operating Management
Tips For Designing Energy Efficient HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
HVAC Opportunity: Improve The Efficiency Of The Heating And Cooling Distribution Systems

Building Operating Management
For HVAC Efficiency, Optimize Source Equipment For Hot Water And Chilled Water

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Check Efficiency Of Daily Operations

Building Operating Management
LEED Certified Lab Offers Lessons In Efficiency, Project Management

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Can Amplify Effect Of More Efficient Light Sources

Building Operating Management
Daylighting Controls Are Becoming Less Complicated, More Productive

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Lighting Can Be Managed By Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance History Key Factor in Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision: Key Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Boiler Energy Efficiency with Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
Blade Servers, Virtualization Can Tax Data Center Facility Capacity

Building Operating Management
Facility Management, IT Need to Communicate About Data Center Capacity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding ESCOs and Facility Needs Equals Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ESCOs: Success Starts with Identifying Energy-Efficiency Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ESCOs: Success Requires Careful Selection of Energy-Efficiency Projects

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School uses geothermal energy

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Occupant cooperation need to save energy

Building Operating Management
Forward Retail Power Pricing Affected By Legal Issues, Natural Gas Prices

Building Operating Management
Section 179D Rules Mean Clock Is Ticking On EPAct Deductions

Building Operating Management
Lighting Offers Opportunities To Cut Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Fluorescents, Induction Lighting and LEPs Continue to Expand and Improve

Building Operating Management
New Lighting Controls Help Manage Energy Usage

Building Operating Management
Smart Windows Choices Include Low-E Glass, Electrochromic Glazing

Building Operating Management
Don't Overlook Window Frames As Energy Savers

Building Operating Management
Improved Window Performance A Challenge In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Data Mining Helps Find Faults In Building Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Fault Detection Software Offers Guidance To Operating HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Do Your Homework Before Deciding on Fault Detection and Diagnostics

Building Operating Management
Prognostics Data Tails Behind Other Fault Detection Tools

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Solar Window Film May Reduce Cooling Load

Building Operating Management
Don't Let Myths Stop You From Exploring Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Building Design Doesn't Have to Be Difficult

Building Operating Management
Operations, Occupant Behavior and Plug Loads Can All Affect Net-Zero Goals

Building Operating Management
What A Net-Zero Ready Building Is and Isn't

Building Operating Management
As Space Heaters Show, Facility Managers Often Have to Negotiate With Occupants to Avoid Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Occupants Can Be Asset In Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Motivating Occupants Is Critical To Ensuring Cooperation on Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Educate Occupants to Get Them to Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Building Operations Are First Place to Look to Improve Energy Performance

Building Operating Management
Evaluate Use of Building Machinery to Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Facility Energy Efficiency Efforts Start With Data

Building Operating Management
Ernst & Young Plaza Scores Big With LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Green Strategies in a Historic Preservation Project: King Federal Building in Atlanta

Building Operating Management
EMerge Alliance Leads Charge To DC Power

Building Operating Management
DC Power Offers Unique Benefits To Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps Reduce Energy Expenditures

Building Operating Management
How The New York City Department Of Education Uses Portfolio Manager

Building Operating Management
Energy Star, Portfolio Manager Can Help Make Capital Investment Decisions

Building Operating Management
Twenty Years Of Energy Star

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tankless Water Heaters Help Managers Meet Occupant Demands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Considerations for Tankless Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tankless Water Heaters: Maintenance Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering: A Closer Look at 'Energy Hogs'

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Technology Helps Managers Meet Energy-Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebates And Incentives Help Justify Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebates Can Determine Whether Capital Projects Get Off The Ground

Building Operating Management
Documentation Critical To Fulfilling Utility Rebate Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Harvesting and Building Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Harvesting: Savings on a Small Scale

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Facility Policy Practices for Good IAQ

Building Operating Management
Survey Of Energy Efficient Properties Shows LEED Offers Advantages

Building Operating Management
LEED Projects Are Not Homogenous Group

Building Operating Management
How To Get Improved Results From Energy Projects

Building Operating Management
BAS Contributes to Energy Efficient Buildings

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How to Use LEED-CI

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Practical Applications for Energy Harvesting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Factors Determine Success of Submetering Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Case Study on Submetering Success

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Identifying Energy Rebates Delivers Bottom-Line Benefits

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Replace Oversized Motors To Reduce HVAC Energy Use

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Metrics, Data Goals Should Guide Selection of Facility Management Software-based Tools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency: Making Demand Response Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Evaluating Demand Response Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Metering, a Key Role in Demand Response Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Embracing a Life-Cycle Cost Analysis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Boiler Upgrade key to Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
GBMC Boiler Upgrade Required Careful Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Timely Boiler Upgrade Completed Under Budget

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Exterior Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controls That Maximize Exterior Lighting

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5 minutes with Skip Milton, Assistant Director of Facility Operations at Texas Children's Hospital

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What is LEEDv4?

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Water Treatment Can Extend Boiler Life and Improve Energy Efficiency

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Some HVAC Upgrades Are Better Candidates for EPAct Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
Warehouse Retrofits Can Lead to Big Energy, Tax Savings Thanks to EPAct

Building Operating Management
Natural Gas Discoveries Drive Down Warehouse Heating Costs

Building Operating Management
Solar PV Rooftop Systems Can Help Defray Warehouse Electrical Costs

Building Operating Management
Managing Energy a Challenge for Large Retail Organizations

Building Operating Management
Energy Management System Helps Walgreens Meet Better Buildings Challenge Goals

Building Operating Management
PNC, Nike, Walgreens Focus on Energy Efficiency in Different Ways

Building Operating Management
Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
SL Green Focuses on Ongoing Maintenance

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What is the Passive House rating system?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying Energy Rebates Delivers Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Incentives and Rebates Require Time Investment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developing an Energy-Efficiency Strategy

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In High Performance HVAC Design, Facility Manager Plays Key Role

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits and Challenges of Roof Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Examining Roof Coatings Concerns

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings Product Development

Building Operating Management
General Services Administration's Goal of Carbon Neutral by 2030 Requires Improved Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
High-performance HVAC Systems Help GSA Reduce Energy Consumption

Building Operating Management
Building Controls, Smart Meters are Keys to GSA's Renovation Projects

Building Operating Management
Green Proving Ground Program Helps GSA Evaluate Energy-Saving Technologies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Boilers Require Proper Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Oxygen Issues With Energy-Efficient Boilers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Short-Cycling and Energy-Efficient Boilers

Building Operating Management
Getting Students Involved in Energy Efficiency Can Lead to Big Energy Cost Savings For School Districts

Building Operating Management
Douglas County School District Sees Big Gains From Involving Students In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ponderosa High School Involved Students in Teaching Value of Saving Energy

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Operations an Important Part of Power Reliability

Building Operating Management
Department of Energy: Goal of Better Buildings Challenge is to Cut Down on $60 Billion in Wasted Energy

Building Operating Management
Gathering Energy Data Often Most Difficult Part of Better Buildings Challenge Efforts

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Challenge Offers Benefits Beyond Just Learning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Strategies Help Establish Performance Requirements

Building Operating Management
Beardmore Building Shows How Deep Retrofits Can Bring Big Savings

Building Operating Management
Off-the-Shelf Energy Efficiency Strategies Can Pay Big Dividends

Building Operating Management
Deep Retrofits Mean Better Buildings, Higher Rents, Happier Tenants

Building Operating Management
Cost Savings and Green Features at NAU Health and Learning Center

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use Energy Star Program to Drive Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Facilities, IT Departments Have to Work Together to Save Energy in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Co-location Facilities Can Tout Energy Efficiency Efforts as Cost Savers

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Operations an Important Part of Power Reliability

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Improving Motor Efficiency

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Bird Control Application Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

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Boilers: Four Factors Shape Decision to Repair or Replace

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Facility Cost Cutting: Three Tips for Success

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With Building Controls, Age May or May Not Be the Reason for Problems

Building Operating Management
Energy Benchmarking Software Tools Help Reduce Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Dashboards: Criteria for Selection for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Energy Analytics Crunch Large Amounts of Data to Help Reduce Energy Costs

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

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What is the Better Buildings Challenge?

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Tips for Earning Energy Efficiency Rebates

Building Operating Management
New Mexico Fire Station Uses PPA To Go Solar

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Determining facility's energy metering needs

Building Operating Management
Six Steps to a Successful LEED-EBOM Project

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM: Evaluating How Hard It Will Be to Gain Certification

Building Operating Management
Successful LEED-EBOM Projects Require Resourcefulness, Realistic Timelines

Building Operating Management
Occupant Buy-in Can Make or Break LEED-EBOM Projects

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Underfloor Air Distribution Can Benefit High Performance Buildings

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Building Management System Analytics and Diagnostics Can Aid Facility Staff, If Properly Programmed

Building Operating Management
Using Energy Star's Portfolio Manager: Tips from Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
How to Get Started With Energy Star's Portfolio Manager

Building Operating Management
Portfolio Manager: How to Avoid Mistakes with Energy Star Online Benchmarking Tool

Building Operating Management
What the Future Holds For Energy Star's Portfolio Manager

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link

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5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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New HVAC Technologies Can Help Save Energy in Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED-EB Certification Creates Challenges and Benefits

Building Operating Management
Never Too Early to be Better at the InterContinental San Francisco

Building Operating Management
Energy Audit Leads to Further Energy Savings, LEED Gold

Building Operating Management
Perform an Energy Audit As a First Step To Savings

Building Operating Management
Overlooked Opportunities Provide Big Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
The Next Big Thing In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
How To Justify Energy Efficiency Projects To Upper Management

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The "Big Four" Green Building Rating Systems

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Is Now a Good Time to Lock In Energy Prices?

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Energy Models: Getting Out What You Put In

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Reviewing Renewable Energy Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Facility Cooling Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Solving Cooling Challenges

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Demand Control Ventilation Systems Can Save Energy, Achieve Occupant Satisfaction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County's Successful In-house Plumbing Upgrade Delivers Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Project Outline

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Upgrade's Challenges and Additional Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Energy Efficiency Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: The Biggest Users of Fuel

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motors: Impact on Energy Efficiency

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Retrocommissioning Building Automation Can Reduce Energy Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Technology of Sustainability Reporting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Reporting: Plug-Load Considerations

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid: What Facility Managers Need to Know

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid's Information Capabilities Help Control Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid Helps Address Peak Demand Through Demand Response

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: Avoiding Problems

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling for High-Performance Buildings is Only as Good as the Inputs

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: HVAC Designs

Building Operating Management
USBGC Releases Rankings of States With Most LEED-Certified Buildings

Building Operating Management
New Data Center Cooling Technologies Increase Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Commissioning Data Centers To Ensure Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on Data Center Energy Efficiency Trends

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Energy efficiency project results in significant campus improvements

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Tracking PUE Can Help Create More Efficient Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrade Shines Light on Reaching Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Expanding The Scope of Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Sensors Offer Additional Savings

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Assess Energy Options Carefully

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Motor Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Motors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motors Replacement Selection

Building Operating Management
PUE is One of Many Metrics for Data Center Energy Performance

Building Operating Management
Free Air, Water-Cooled Servers Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
UPS Energy Saver Mode, High Voltage DC Power Cut Data Center Energy Use

Building Operating Management
In Data Centers, Simplicity of Design, Commissioning Saves Energy

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How Should Embodied Energy Factor Into Product Selection?

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LEED-EBOM 2012 To Focus on Performance

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Realistic Look at Renewable Energy Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drawbacks to Renewable Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renewable Energy Post Installation Issues

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Three Reasons Can Justify New Building Automation Technology

Building Operating Management
Bob Holesko Eyes Energy Savings in 2012

Building Operating Management
Forecasts Are Hard To Make In the Hotel Business

Building Operating Management
Green Design Guides Renovation of California State Office Buildings

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

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Four Steps To Ensuring Successful Commissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Chillers With a High School In Session Requires Coordination

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacement Creates Equipment Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacement Creates Operational Challenges

Building Operating Management
Four HVAC Gains With No Budget Pains

Building Operating Management
Reduce HVAC Costs By Paying Close Attention To Sensors

Building Operating Management
Cut HVAC Costs: Avoid Simultaneous Heating and Cooling

Building Operating Management
Managing Outside Air Helps Reduce HVAC Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Setting The Stage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Avoiding Mistakes

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Why Are Green Roofs Environmentally Responsible?

Building Operating Management
The Role of the Commissioning Agent

Building Operating Management
HVAC Commissioning Fosters Energy Efficiency Over A Building's Life

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Smart Grid is HERE

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OpenADR Helps Standardize Demand-Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Can Overcome Operational Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Boon to Bottom Line

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LEED-CI: Greening Leased Space

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Building Automation Systems: Three Reasons to Replace Rather Than Upgrade

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Variable Frequency Drive Technology Has Improved For HVAC Applications

Building Operating Management
Careful Assessment of Energy Options Can Show What Steps to Take

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Options Provide Opportunities, But Also Have Pitfalls

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Choices Affect Renewable Energy Decisions

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Choices Affect Energy Efficiency Paybacks

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Performance Contracting: Saving Energy, Saving Money

Building Operating Management
A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnership

Building Operating Management
Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earn

Building Operating Management
Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codes

Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potential

Building Operating Management
Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predict

Building Operating Management
The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

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Three Boiler Control Upgrades Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Four Steps Can Help Determine Whether to Upgrade or Replace Building Automation System

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Project: The Aventine

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Federal Lighting Standards Set Stage for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits Help Facilities Move Beyond T-12 Lamps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successfully Specifying Controls for Lighting Retrofits

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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

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New NFPA Standard to Prevent Gas Pipe Fires and Explosions

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Demand Control Ventilation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Facility Staff Should Be Involved in Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

Building Operating Management
BIM Demands Early Building Owner Involvement

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings Can Extend Performance Life and Generate Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Roof Types Key to Successful Coating Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coating Performance Depends on Application, Preparation

Building Operating Management
Learning Curve: Tax Benefits for Energy Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Careful Planning Brings Benefits from Performance Contracting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Performance Contracting Requires Understanding Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting an ESCO: Questions To Ask

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Making Demand Response Work

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Tips For Exterior Shading to Save Energy

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Four Steps To Keep Energy Efficiency a Priority

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Lamp Life Concerns Shouldn't Limit Use of Lighting Controls

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Boiler Control Upgrades Plus Regular Maintenance Can Improve Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities Can Take Greater Advantage of BAS Features

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Ventilation and Scheduling Pays Energy Dividends

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Can Flow from Attention to Pumps, Fans

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Five Factors to Consider Before Replacing or Expanding a Building Automation System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology: Everything Old — And Improved — Is New Again

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Offers New Ratings, Easier Benchmarking for Buildings

Building Operating Management
Data Centers, Senior Care Now Eligible For 1 to 100 Energy Star Scores

Building Operating Management
New Energy Star for Hospitals, Federal Involvement Among New Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Case Study: Technology Center Rents 'Plug and Play' HVAC Technology

Building Operating Management
New Codes, Green Building Rating Systems Influence Restroom Equipment Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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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What Is ISO 50001?

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How Should You Use an Energy Model?

Building Operating Management
Data Centers Fight Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Optimized Cooling Plants Help Data Centers Save Energy

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Five Rules of Thumb Can Aid Decision to Replace or Upgrade BAS

Building Operating Management
Historic College Campus Gets Second Life

Building Operating Management
Adaptive Reuse, Not Historical Preservation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Roofs Must Withstand Solar Arrays

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

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Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Students Conduct Surveys, Inventory Fixtures

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers Looking To Save Energy And Money, Four Projects With ESCOs Offer Useful Lessons

Building Operating Management
Building Occupants' Requirements Make Every Energy Project Different

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What Are Outcome-Based Codes?

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Understanding What A Net-Zero Energy Building Really Is

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A VFD Offers Energy Savings, Other Benefits from Part-Load HVAC Operation

Building Operating Management
Different Levels of Energy Audit

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning vs. Energy Audit

Building Operating Management
Definitions of Net Zero Energy

Building Operating Management
Top 10 Energy-Saving Opportunities

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

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Basic Ways That Building Control Systems Can Help Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Understanding What an Energy Model Can and Can't do is Critical to its Success

Building Operating Management
Realistic Expectations Needed to get Most out of Energy Modeling

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The Role of Smart Meters in the Smart Grid

Building Operating Management
As San Francisco Requires Buildings to Disclose Energy Use, the Obama Administration Pushes for Federal Action

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Initiative sets new Energy Information Reporting Standards

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Environmental Product Declarations: Getting Product Facts Straight

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Eco Charrettes: A Key Part of a LEED-EBOM Initiative

Building Operating Management
First Green Step Is a Big One For Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Code Green: New Standards Cover More Than Just Energy

Building Operating Management
Efficient Operation Big Part of New Energy Standards

Building Operating Management
Obama Administration Promotes Energy Efficiency in Facilities

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Is First Step in Energy Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Peter Strazdas: BIM Is The Future of FM

Building Operating Management
Retail REIT Installs PVs With Power Purchase Agreement

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Meters Designed to Interface with the Smart Grid

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Grid Improves Power Quality, Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Operates on 100 Percent Renewables, Sells Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

Building Operating Management
Glimcher Takes Energy-Efficiency, Other Green Steps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renewable-Energy Systems: Meet with Local Utility

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The Right Language Can Help Gain Top Management OK for Energy Efficiency

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Consider Wireless Options When Planning a Controls Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Say Companies Are Taking Action to Increase Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
IT Departments Getting More Involved in Efficiency

Facility Focus
How to Partner with Vendors for Energy Savings

Facility Focus
HVAC Retrofits Lower Energy Use, Reduce Hot-Cold Calls

Facility Focus
The Role of Building Occupants in Saving Energy

Facility Focus
Does an HVAC Pre-Filter Improve Energy Efficiency?

Facility Focus
What is the EPA's National Building Competition?

Facility Focus
The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

Facility Focus
Green Buildings: Retrofits to Increase in Private Sector

Facility Focus
Energy Costs: Retrofit to Save Money

Facility Focus
What is the Cost and ROI of Recommissioning?

Facility Focus
What is the Difference Between Recommissioning and Retrocommissioning?

Facility Focus
What's Included in Retrocommissioning and Recommissioning Studies?

Facility Focus
Energy Efficiency Should Not Compromise Occupant Satisfaction

Facility Focus
Recommissioning Benefits: Improved IAQ, Equipment Performance

Facility Focus
Energy Management: Get Support From Financial Personnel

Facility Focus
Facilities Management: How to Create a Energy Department

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Personnel Management and Cost-Saving Strategies with Bruce Canter

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Tracking Sustainability with a CMMS

Building Operating Management
Online Resources for Lighting Upgrades, Greenhouse Gas Accounting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renewable-Energy Systems: Important Maintenance Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls: Energy Management Lowers Utility Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Myths about Performance, Maintenance

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Building Operating Management
Tips On Difficult LEED-EBOM Credits

Building Operating Management
Federal Government Taking Steps toward Sustainable Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Role of Recommissioning in Reducing Carbon Footprint

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

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

Building Operating Management
Utilities Offer a Range of Incentives for Improving Energy Performance

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Trained Staff Is Essential to Get Energy Savings from Building Automation Systems

Building Operating Management
Research Shows the Benefits of Cool Roofs for Building Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Solid Information and Close Collaboration Lead to Energy Efficient Design

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How to Customize Sub-Metering Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Use Software to Manage Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Upgrades: What Modules Do You Need?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Data Can Uncover Energy Deficiencies

Building Operating Management
How to Get Going on Energy Efficiency Programs

Building Operating Management
Research Shows Cool Roofs Have Benefits at City and Global Levels

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

Building Operating Management
Projects: Historic Solution Leads to Platinum Rating

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Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

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How To Make Data-Based Decisions

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Give Top Management Multiple Reasons When Justifying 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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Water Treatment Demand Planning and Ongoing Attention

Facility Focus
Energy Benchmarking When You Can't Use Energy Star Benchmarks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
DOE Grant Fuels County's Green Building Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Eight Symptoms of an Inefficient Pumping System

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid Allows FMs to Better Manage Electricity Consumption

Building Operating Management
Cashing in with Smart Grid on Wholesale Electric Price Volatility

Building Operating Management
Longer-payback Energy Upgrades Maximize Building Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Reaping the Benefits of Longer-payback Upgrades

Facility Focus
Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

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FM-IT Partnership Can Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover the Cost of Retrocommissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers: What Would You Do with $100,000?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Question Boiler-Maintenance Records

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Load Profiling: Use Sub-Meters, Data-Collection Systems

Building Operating Management
Cooperation in the Data Center Can Reduce Costs, Increase Reliability

Building Operating Management
Managing Common Disagreements Between FM and IT

Building Operating Management
Trends in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Survey: Data Centers Taking Steps to Trim Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Proposed Incentives for Building Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ways to Promote Energy Efficiency Without New Legislation

Building Operating Management
LED Performance Improving

Building Operating Management
Where to Use LEDs

Building Operating Management
Factors for LED Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Specifying LED Systems

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What do the LEED Minimum Program Requirements Really Mean?

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Top 10 Green Building Trends of 2011

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How Do You Determine Your Organization's Carbon Footprint?

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Focus on Energy Efficiency: Sub-Metering Strategies

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Lighting Retrofits: Look Closely at Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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Chiller System Design Can Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency

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Project Management: Successful Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Strives for Energy Star Ratings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficiency Projects Save School District Money, Improve IEQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls Improve Schools' Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A License to Steal the Next Big Idea

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Controls Provide Savings Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sub-Meter Maintenance Includes Commissioning, Preventive Tasks

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Is Energy/Climate Legislation Still Possible?

Building Operating Management
Construction Projects Move Forward Despite Budget Cuts, Delays

Building Operating Management
Establishing the Need for New Controls

Building Operating Management
High Performance Starts with Integrated Design and Energy Modeling

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What Metrics to Look at For Exterior Energy Efficiency

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LEDs: Specification Challenges

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New and Established Automation Companies Offer Energy Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Operate Off the Grid

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Retrocommissioning Benefits Include IAQ, Longer Equipment Life

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Energy-Conservation Program: HVAC, Lighting, Roofing with Sean Arnold

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Lessons Project Management

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How To Get the LEED-EBOM Water Efficiency Points

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Some Green Legal Issues To Be Aware Of

Building Operating Management
What Energy Dashboards Can Do

Building Operating Management
Who Might Benefit From a Dashboard?

Building Operating Management
New Energy Efficiency Programs and Financing Mechanisms Available

Building Operating Management
Sorting Out Energy Dashboard Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers: Assembling a Retrocommissioning Team

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Retrocommissioning Can Solve Three Common Controls Problems

Building Operating Management
Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

Building Operating Management
Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

Building Operating Management
New Energy Star Rating System An Accessible Benchmark for Industry

Building Operating Management
First to Earn Data Center Energy Star Share Their Strategies

Building Operating Management
Increase Energy Efficiency with Lighting Retrofits

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Energy Management System Can Streamline Facility Maintenance Tasks

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Three Paths to PV

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How To Prepare For Smart Grid

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How To Prepare Your Building for LEED-CI Tenants

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Lighting Controls: Daylighting and Dimming

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Replacing HVAC Equipment? Take a Fresh Look at Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motors: Rewind, Repair, Replace?

Building Operating Management
Lighting Product Phaseouts and Exemptions

Building Operating Management
Tax Credits and Financial Incentives for Upgrading Lighting Systems

Building Operating Management
Solar Panel Efficiency Going Up as Costs are Falling

Building Operating Management
PPAs and Other Ways to Pay for PV Systems

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid's Rapid Deployment Brings Perks

Building Operating Management
Smart Meters Bring Time-of-use Electric Rates

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Focus Transforms NYC Schools

Building Operating Management
Coordination Across City Organizations Drives Sustainability Success

Building Operating Management
Finding the Funding for Energy Education and Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits Improve Efficiency, Safety in Parking Structures, Surface Lots

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: LEED, Energy Star and the Cool Roof Rating Council

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Where Are The LEED-EBOM Points Available?

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Energy Audits: Developing a Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Different Levels of Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Performing an Economic Analysis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: What is the Annual Savings Potential?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Replace Building-Envelope Components

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Are the Benefits of Photovoltaic Roofing?

Building Operating Management
Common Sense Strategies for Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Commissioning Systems, Evaluating Loads for Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Measuring the Benefits of HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Making the Case for HVAC Retrofits

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Life Begins After LEED

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The 10-Minute Tune Up About Energy

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Building Performance Partnership Researches Building Energy Use

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Tax Deductions Getting Easier for HVAC Energy Efficiency

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

Facility Focus
Better Building Performance Boosts FM Standing

Facility Focus
Tips of the Trade - Gaining Clout With Communication

Facility Focus
Building Clout With Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Photovoltaic Roofs: Questions About Economics, Physical Structure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Photovoltaic Roofs: What is the ROI?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Utilization Index: Meters, Software Improve Facilities Monitoring

Building Operating Management
Lighting Upgrades Bring Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Strategies Can Save Money

Building Operating Management
Lighting Audits and Tax Incentives

Building Operating Management
Increasing Data Center Capacity and Improving Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Cooling a Trading Floor's Data Center

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Three Factors Can Limit BAS Interoperability

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Using the Climate Climate Initiative to Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

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What is Automated Demand-Response?

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Geothermal Systems May Qualify for Tax Benefits

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Huge Savings for California to Be Found in Commercial Building Efficiency

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Green Programs Provide Facilities Education

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: How to Optimize Performance

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Solutions Likely Already Housed In Facilities

Building Operating Management
Light Pollution, Efficiency are Concerns with Outdoor Lighting

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

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Sub-Meters Monitor HVAC Components

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Strategies for Determining an Energy Baseline

Building Operating Management
Comprehensive Energy, Climate Legislation Still Has Chance of Passing

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Data Centers Can Now Earn Energy Star Label

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Energy Savings and Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Building Star Program Targets Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chris Matt: LEED Fosters Facilities Education

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Chillers, Air-Handling Units Demand More Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Codes, Standards Influence Lighting Retrofits

Building Operating Management
How to Squeeze More Savings From the EMS

Building Operating Management
Climate Change Still Battling Court of Public Opinion in US

Building Operating Management
Comprehensive Reform Will Affect Buildings Beyond Class A

Building Operating Management
Some in Commercial Real Estate Are Addressing Carbon Footprint

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
Size of Automation Systems Should Be Proportionate to Building

Building Operating Management
Managers Can Maintain Building Service Levels While Saving Money With BAS

Building Operating Management
Water Consumption Can Be Controlled With Use of Submeters

Building Operating Management
Bringing DC Power Into The Workplace

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Select Northwestern Region Hospitals Can Join Energy Efficiency Campaign

Building Operating Management
Energy-Efficient Cladding Can Reduce Heating, Cooling Loads

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

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DOE Extends Deadline to Submit Commercial Building Partnership Applications

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Lower Energy Consumption, Longer Life Cycle Benefits of Green Data Centers

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Benefits of Submetering Central Plant Can Justify Cost

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Legislation Would Set Energy Efficiency Standards for Outdoor Pole Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Controls Incorporate Microprocessors, Solid-State Sensors

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Energy Savings and Comfort Depend on Sensor Calibration

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down In 2009

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Controls: Flue-Gas Trim, Sequencing Improve Energy Efficiency

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Illinois House Measure Defines Tire Burning As 'Green'

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Government Gives Regulatory Approval to Offshore Wind Farm

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What Are the Benefits of Insulation?

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

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Call for Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects

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Strengthening the Link Between FM and IT

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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Sub-Meters Minimize Energy Waste, Boost Bottom Line

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Reflectivity, Emissivity Important Factors When Selecting A Cool Roof

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Infrared Cameras Can Help Find Leaks in Ductwork

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Public School Facility Managers Can Use Energy Management Campaign to Spur Savings

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Collaboration With Maintenance Staff Key to Eliminating Energy Waste

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School District Uses Lighting Retrofits, Chiller Replacements to Conserve Energy

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Insulation, Climate Can Affect Roof's Energy Efficiency

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The Role of Lighting Controls in Demand Response

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Sustainable Insulation: Mineral Fiber and Foam Plastics

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Insulation Saves Energy, Complies with Building Codes

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

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EPA: L.A. Tops US Cities in Energy Star Ratings for Second Year

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How to Earn LEED Points with Sub-Metering

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BAS: Direct-Digital Controls, HVAC Equipment Improve Energy Efficiency

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BAS Upgrade Lowers University's Energy Bills 20 Percent

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EPA Issues Second Annual Ranking of U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Efficient Buildings

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Managers Analyze the Performance of Existing Equipment

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Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems: Components and Benefits

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Utility Bills, Submeters and BAS Offer Options for Monitoring Energy Consumption

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Energy Efficiency Proposals Could Create 333,000 Jobs in 2010

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Be Water Efficient to Save Energy

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Managing the Roof As an Asset

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NYC's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan

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Maintenance and New Construction

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BAS Start/Stop Optimization Offers Savings

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Roof Coatings: Advanced Formulations Improve Durability

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Understanding Why Employees Resist Change

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NYC Requires Energy Star Portfolio Manager in Benchmarking Legislation

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From Local to Global, Climate Change Legislation is Gaining Ground

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EIFS' Aesthetic and Energy Efficiency Advantages

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Energy-saving Initiatives? Make Sure People Know!

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Reducing HVAC First Costs and Operating Costs

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Lighting the Path to Energy Efficiency: Changes Proposed for Standard 90.1

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Low-cost and No-cost Strategies for Sustainability

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Net-zero Energy Buildings Becoming More Common

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FMs Can Take the Lead in Energy Efficiency Projects

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Getting the C-suite and the Public to Buy into Net-zero Buildings

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Data Center Energy Efficiency Metrics Established

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Department of Energy Offers Tips to Manage Steam Systems

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Standby Online Hybrid UPS Improve Energy Efficiency

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Flywheel UPS Require Less Maintenance

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How LEED CI Can Save You Money

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Stimulus Funds Earmarked to Green Government Facilities

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Recovery Act Funds Energy Efficiency Grants For State, Local Projects

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The REAL Way To Be Carbon Neutral

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Avoiding Problems with HVAC Systems

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Setpoint Changes Can Cause Energy, Other Problems

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What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

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Recovery Act Funds Awarded for Data Center Efficiency Research

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Commissioning HVAC Systems Can Reveal Ways to Save Energy and Money

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HVAC Fixes Involve Operations and Maintenance and Tweaking Human Behavior

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Teaching IT About Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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ASHRAE and Energy Star for Green Data Centers

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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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Texas Children's Hospital Takes on $1.5 Billion Expansion

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Establish Energy Use Benchmarks in Health Care

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Wind Power Projects Have No Widespread Impact on Surrounding Residential Property Values, says DOE

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Smart Grid Addresses Energy Efficiency, Power Quality and Reliability Issues

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Building Addition, Remote Campus Headline Hospital Expansion

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Green Purchasing: Consider VOCs, Water Use, Energy Efficiency

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Real-Time Pricing and Demand Response

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Tap Teamwork to Find Energy Savings

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Alternative Energy Strategy for Health Care: Cogeneration

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Preparing for Cap and Trade and its Impact on Energy Costs

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Consider Energy and Maintenance Costs in Lighting Life-cycle Assessments

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Audio/Video Equipment Can Now Earn the Energy Star

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Free Guide to Energy Efficiency in Healthcare Facilities Available

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

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Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead

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DOE Awards Recognize Federal Energy Efficiency Initiatives

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Good, Better, Best: The Many Ways To Green A Building

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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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Energy Department’s Private Sector Partnership Accelerates Renewable Energy Projects

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New Report Examines Cost Of Delaying Action on Climate Change in California

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Building-Automation System Upgrade Meets Energy-Efficiency Demands

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White House Executive Order Aims to Green Federal Facilities

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The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

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Energy Modeling, ASHRAE 90.1 and LEED

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Ten Tips For Facility Managers To Cut Energy Costs

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Use Results from Low- and No-Cost HVAC Measures to Sell Capital Upgrades

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NIST Unveils Plan for Smart Grid Interoperability

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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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Over Two Million U.S. Buildings are Candidates for Lighting Upgrades

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EPA Names 11 Small Business Energy Star Award Winners in Small Business Category

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The Value of Energy Star to Green Buildings

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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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Incorporating Energy Efficiency into Leases

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Building Out Space for Energy Efficiency

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LEED Energy and Atmosphere Tips

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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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Energy Audit Can Determine Pump-System Performance

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Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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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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California AB 1103 Requires Energy Benchmarking Data Released During Sales

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Lighting Retrofits: Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction Provides Incentives

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

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

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Nameplate Motor Power Information Helps Determine Pumping Power

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Matching Horsepower to Loads Improves Motor Operating Efficiency

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Variable-Frequency Drives Improve Efficiency, Lower Noise Levels

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Managers Should Schedule Motor Inventories

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Replacing Windows Improves Building Envelope Efficiency

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Energy Savings At The Building's Envelope

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Washington D. C.'s Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 Explained

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Energy Star Portfolio Manager: How It is Used for Benchmarking

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States and Cities that Require Benchmarking

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New Appliance Standards Could Slash Energy Use

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Roofs at the Green Frontier

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

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Understanding the Importance of Water Treatment

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Proper Maintenance Will Improve Air Distribution Efficiency

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Department of Energy Rolls Out More Spending For Energy Efficiency Projects

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Roofing Systems Impact Heating, Cooling Loads

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Green Buildings, Higher Rent

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Hospital Benchmarks Energy Performance

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Department of Energy Awards More Than $48 Million to Michigan and Iowa for Energy Projects

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DOE Details Release of $204 Million in Stimulus Funding For State Energy Efficiency Projects

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Keep the Unintended Consequences in Mind When Cutting Costs

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DOE Announces Free Webcast On Obtaining Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBS)

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ASHRAE Expected To Toughen HVAC, Lighting, And Exterior Requirements In 2010 Version Of 90.1

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LEED-EB Requires Energy Efficiency Measures

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The Three Types of Infrared Cameras

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Green Strategies For Office Buildings

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Benchmarking is First Step Toward Energy Efficiency

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DDC System Controls Sensitive Hospital Environment

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Insulation Plays Key Role in Building Efficiency

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Managers Should Consider Life-Cycle Costs When Specifying Roofs

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Vending Machines First in List of New Energy Efficiency Standards

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Greening Existing School Buildings

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Cool Roofs: Emissivity Standards

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Green Certification Bodies

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EPA Announces Energy Star label for Computer Servers

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Getting the Benefits of Free Cooling

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Making ESCOs Pay

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In Benchmarking Studies, Account for Differences Among Buildings

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Coalition Provides Federal Buildings with Energy-Efficiency Recommendations

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LEED, ENERGY STAR, And Existing Buildings

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

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BOMA Releases 100 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

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

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Department of Energy Updates Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Allocations, Announces $16 Million in Additional Funding

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Alliance to Reduce Energy Consumption in Commercial Real Estate Launched

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Be Water Efficient to Save Energy

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Using the Clinton Climate Initiative to Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

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Report: Low Prices Slowing Growth in Oil Supply

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

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Free DOE Webcast: Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 Schools

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Even in a Recession, Facility Managers Can Get Approval For Efficiency Projects

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Stimulus Bill Funds New Energy Grant Programs

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ENERGY STAR Releases List of Top 10 Cities

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Stimulus Funds Go Beyond K-12 School Districts

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Lower Your Energy Bills with Cool Roofs

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Design Guide Helps Districts Save Energy, Lower Costs

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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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L.A. Tops List Of Cities With Energy Star Buildings

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

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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Why Some Geothermal Systems Will Save More Than Others

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What is Blend and Extend

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Educational Facilities And ENERGY STAR

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Health Care and ENERGY STAR

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Retail Facilities and ENERGY STAR

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Easy Steps for Energy Savings in a Tough Economy

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Energy Efficiency Programs Could Slash Demand for New Power Plants

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Managers Need to Address Building-Wide Energy Use

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Conduct Energy Audits to Identity Inefficient Systems

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Retrocommissioning and Energy Audits Produce Quick Payback

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Obama Focuses on Energy Efficiency

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Cap And Trade Challenges

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Look at Green Building Needs When Planning BAS

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Stanford Tackles Energy Efficiency

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Fans May Offer Surprising Energy Savings

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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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Demand Response and Advanced Metering Gaining Ground, Report Finds

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Proposed Changes to ASHRAE 90.1 Open for Public Comment

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Solar Water Heaters Help Minimize a Facility's Electrical-Power Generation

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ENERGY STAR Leaders Grow in Savings and Numbers

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Cutting Data Center Energy Costs

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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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Benchmark Energy Data

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Do The Energy Audit

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Getting Bids and Energy Incentives

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Energy Audits Also Call For Measurement And Verification

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Performance Metrics For Lighting Systems

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Balancing Lighting Quality With Energy Efficiency

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University Hires Consultants for Energy Audits

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Tax Breaks for Efficient HVAC Systems Extended

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Increasing the Energy Efficiency of Walls

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What Is a Green Performance Contract?

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Online Directory Now Includes Heating Equipment

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DOE Releases Guidance On Cutting Energy Use By 50 Percent

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Setting the Right Green Building Goals

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Understanding the True Cost of Operating a Server

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Report Outlines Federal Research Goals for Net Zero Energy Buildings

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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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ENERGY STAR Launches New Program for Solid-State Lighting

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How to Develop a Facilities Master Plan

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Reducing Energy Consumption, Complying with Laws

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Energy Audits Eliminate Wasteful Operations

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Preliminary and Third-Party Audits Reveal Energy Waste

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General Energy Audits Collect Long-Range Data

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Investment-Grade Audits Determine ROI

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How Can Managers Avoid Energy-Audit Failure?

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ASHRAE Updates Standard 90.1

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A Preview of LEED 2009

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EPAct Tax Deduction for Energy Efficient Construction Set to Expire

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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Energy-Efficient Motors: Are They Worth the Cost?

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New Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Program Promises Energy Savings

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Project Profile: EPA Region 8 Headquarters Aims for ENERGY STAR

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Energy Efficiency: Tips to Improve Energy Performance

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Geothermal heat pump systems

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ASHRAE, Green Grid Collaborate on Data Center Efficiency

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Paths to Carbon Neutralilty

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DOE to Pursue Zero-Net Energy Commercial Buildings

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Photovoltaic Certification Facility Opens

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Tactics to Boost Efficiency, Not Data Center Downtime

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Clinton Climate Initiative Unveals Program to Boost Energy Efficiency

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Reflective Roofs and Insulation Fuel Energy Efficiency

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DOE Launches Energy-Efficient Hospitals Initiative

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

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DOE Announces Funding for Clean Energy Policies

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Green Buildings Show Higher Rents, Occupancy

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Making Demand-Response Work

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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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Efficient HVAC Systems May Qualify for Tax Breaks

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Designed to Earn Energy Star: Connecting Design with Operations

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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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DOE Report Shows Rapidly Growing U.S. Wind Power Market

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Initiative Aims to Identify Renewable Energy Zones in Western States

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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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EPA Performance Track Program Delivers Energy Savings for Facilities

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for Small Warehouses

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Understanding Building Commissioning

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Geothermal Systems Offer Efficient Heating and Cooling

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Ground Source Heat Pumps Harness Earth Energy

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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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Federal Energy Subsidies and Support Double between 1999 and 2007

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Department of Energy Announces Solar Grants

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EIA Predicts Slowing Economy, Surging Energy Prices

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Proposed Bill a Compromise on Renewable Energy Tax Incentive Debate

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ENERGY STAR Launches Low Carbon IT Campaign

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Finding Real Energy Savings

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International Energy-Management Standard in the Works

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What is Embodied Energy?

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Low-Temperature Air Distribution Can Reduce Costs

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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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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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ICC Acts on ASHRAE Proposals

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Renewable Energy Tax Package Will Save Money, Boost Economy, Create Jobs, Says Coalition

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Managing Energy Managing Risk

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Energy Efficiency Prescriptions for Health Care Facilities

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Cool Roofs Can Generate Healthy Energy Savings

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Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act Passes the House

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FERC Considers Demand Response, Other Reforms to Improve Wholesale Power Markets

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Thermal Storage Can Minimize Demand Charges

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Energy Star Qualified Buildings Surge in 2007

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The Real Energy Efficiency Numbers

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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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Paths to Carbon Neutralilty

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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Wind Picks Up in U.S. Energy Market

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

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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Energy Efficiency in Small Buildings

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NEMA Publishes Guide for Adjustable-Speed Drives

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Small Buildings, Big Savings?

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Energy Diet For Data Centers

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Energy Efficiency You Can’t Control (Or Can You?)

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Pending Legislation Could Cut Energy Bills and Stimulate Job Growth

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Energy Focus: Strategies for Savings

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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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Renewable Energy Market Faces Supply Crunch

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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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House Energy Bill Provision Provides Energy Savings Potential

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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Boilers: Saving Energy, Contributing to 'Green'

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Getting a Handle on Server Energy

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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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Pursuing Biofuel Usage Could Spur Economic Growth

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Climate Change Likely to Complicate Energy Future

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IFMA Joins EPA's ENERGY STAR Program

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Chiller Proposal Aims for Energy Savings

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Shortfall in Oil Supply Forecasted By 2010

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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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New Tool Shows Energy Star Buildings Release Less Carbon Dioxide

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New Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Units Created

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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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Strong Hurricane In Gulf Of Mexico Could Generate $65 Billion Offshore Energy Loss

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Illinois Passes Renewable Energy Standards for Utilities

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Energy Efficiency Makes the Difference

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Lighting Controls: Energy-Efficiency Edge

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Standard Enables Energy Performance Comparison

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DOE Gives Energy Aid to New Orleans Schools

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Data Centers Hold Potential for Significant Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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DOE Aims for 30 Percent Boost in its Energy Savings

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

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U.S. Wind Energy Industry Growing Despite Supply Chain Constraints

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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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Keeping the Lid on Energy

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CB Richard Ellis Adopts BOMA’s Energy Efficiency Program

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BOMA Challenges Members to Cut Energy Use 30 Percent by 2012

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New England Communities Join Program to Reduce Energy Use

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North American Energy Leaders Meet to Discuss Energy Security, Environment

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

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Federal Government Agrees to Require Purchase of ENERGY STAR Products

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Federal Land Examined for Geothermal Development

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Beyond Myths To Solutions

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Power of Persuasion

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EPAct Deductions Brighten Return on Lighting Upgrades

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Efficiency Starts at the Envelope

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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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Renewable Energy Tracking System Launched for Western U.S.

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Study Finds Florida Could Benefit from Energy Efficiency Strategies

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DOE Announces Solar Energy Research Funding

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New Legislation Pushes Net-Zero Energy Use in Buildings

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Software, Hardware Firms, EPA Unite to Reduce Energy Use in Servers, Computers

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TVA Restarts Nuclear Reactor after 22-year Hiatus

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House Committee Seeks More Money for Energy Star, FEMP

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IEA Energy Efficiency Recommendations Accepted by G8

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

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CEE Report Provides Guidance on Energy-Efficiency Incentives

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

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ESCO Industry Growing Rapidly, Consolidating, New Report Finds

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Department of Energy Improves Hurricane Response System

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New Legislative Provision Would Hamper Efforts To Produce Wind Energy, Say Advocates

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Governors Association Issues Report on Alternative Energy

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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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Wind Power Industry to Strengthen in 2007

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U.S. Science Laboratories Cutting Energy Consumption

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U.S. DOE Proposes Regulations for Clean Energy Loan Guarantee Program

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Department Of Energy Provides $60 Million to Engage Industry In Nuclear Energy Development

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Nominations Open for Energy Leadership Awards

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Proposed Bill Addresses Energy Efficiency

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New Report Examines Wind Energy Use in the U.S.

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Department of Energy Releases Draft Plan to Explore Options for Meeting National Energy Demand

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

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California Policy For Tapping Nation’s Strategic Wind Resources Garners Praise

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New Energy Efficiency Bill Could Slash Emissions, Energy Demand

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DOE Updates EnergyPlus Software

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New Utility Incentive Program for Energy Efficient Data Storage Introduced

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Wind Energy’s Continuing Rapid Growth

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REIT Makes Efficiency Its Business

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New Energy Efficiency Tax Incentive Bill Introduced in Congress

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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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efficient by design

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DOE Requests Expedited Process for Energy Efficiency Standards

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Annual Awards Honor Energy Efficiency

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New Report: Significant Reserve of Untapped Geothermal Energy Exists

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New Utility Coalition Aims to Improve Energy Efficiency Measures in Data Centers

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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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Executive Order Targets Feds’ Energy Use

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Proposed FY Budget Falls Short on Energy Efficiency Funding

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Department of Energy Partners with Universities to Advance Nuclear Energy Research

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Taking Control of Energy Savings

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flip of a switch?

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Report: DOE Insufficiently Funding Renewable Energy Research

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Wind Power Sensible Option to Fight Climate Change, Association Says

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New Report Focuses on Hydrogen Technology

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Global Strategic Plan Outlines Nuclear Future

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Energy Prices Set to Continue Upward Swing

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DOE Launches Energy Star for Solid-State Lighting

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EPA To Study Data Centers' Energy Efficiency

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Bill to Extend EPAct Tax Incentives Signed

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NYPA Sets Record for Energy Efficiency Funding

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Greenhouse Gases Reduced Through Voluntary Projects

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U.S. and China Renew Commitment to Clean Energy

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Department of Energy: Commercial LEDs Fall Short

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Massachusetts Adopts Minimum Green Standards for State Facilities

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Wind Energy Poised For Incorporation Into Electric Power System, New Study Finds

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Congress Passes EPAct Extension

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DOE Releases New Standards for Measuring Energy Efficiency

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EPA Honors Seven School Districts on Energy

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New Report Projects Energy Generation and Consumption Trends

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Report Examines Energy Savings from Ballasted Roofs

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The Return of Rebates

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Eleven Sites To Be analyzed for Potential Nuclear Recycling Facilities

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DOE Agrees to Tighten Energy Efficiency Standards for Appliances

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New York Power Authority Aims for Cleaner Energy

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Study Finds Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Brings Energy Savings

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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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Energy Future Looks Harsh, IEA Says

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New DOE Grant Focuses on Carbon Sequestration

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

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Small Steps, Big Savings

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HVAC: The Energy-Maintenance Connection

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New Non-Profit Will Help Expand Clean Energy Technology

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $100 Million in Fuel Cell R&D

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EPA Announces New Computer Efficiency Requirements

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U.S. Energy Standards Up for Approval

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New Report Summarizes Energy Star-related Savings for 2005

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ASHRAE Standards May be Adopted by ICC

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Survey Polls Finance Professionals on Energy Costs

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Energy Secretary Announces $13 Million to Expand Solar Energy Technologies

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U.S. EPA Pilot Program Helps Anaheim Convention Center Go “Green”

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Strategic Energy Plan Released by the DOE

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Insulation: Overlooked Opportunities

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Stock Up on Energy Savings

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Tightfisted Ways to Cut HVAC Costs

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Building Energy Policies Gain Support from Al Gore

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

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Energy Star Label Now Available for Rebuilt Vending Machines

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

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A Special Report in conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturesrs Association
The Impact of EPAct

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A Special Report in conjunction with the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute
Energy Efficiency Strategies

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Pennsylvania Becomes Leader in
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Long-Term Wind Energy Agreement Finalized in Indiana

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Summer's Power Usage Raises
Concerns for Next Year

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Hybrid Lighting Technology Shows Potential for Energy Efficiency and Savings

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California Utility Signs Agreement for 500 Megawatts of Solar Power

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ASHRAE Updates Existing Buildings Energy Standard

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Prototype Project Generates Natural Gas From Dairy Manure

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Energy Savings: In for the Long Haul

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Green 2.0: Hospitals and the Enviroment

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National Action Plan Aims to Slice Energy Demand

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EPAct Reaches First Anniversary

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Leadership a Major Barrier to Industrial Energy Savings, Association Says

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Hospital Organization Launches Energy Efficiency Campaign

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Impacted by High Energy Costs

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Lighting

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Boiler Hot Buttons

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Going Back to Get Ahead

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Low-Cost Lighting For the Long Term

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Outlook

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ENERGY STAR Program Aims to Find Low-Cost Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption

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Harnessing Daylight For Energy Savings

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On Top of Energy Management

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Chiller Challenge: Energy Efficiency

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Insulation in a New Light

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Energy Gains: The Envelope, Please

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Retrocommissioning

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A New Era for Lighting

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Make the Most of Motors

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Making Energy Data Pay for Itself

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Little Pain, Real Gain

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Strategies for HVAC Systems

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Gearing Up For Gas Price Swings

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Industry Focus

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Sealing In Energy Savings

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Commissioning: Making it Pay

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Early Returns: LEDs Show Promise for Facilities

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Retrocommissioning: Essential Questions

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Chiller Technology That Saves

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Energy Efficiency: As goes California, ...

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Lamp Technology Answers User Demands

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Data Centers: Myths of Energy Efficiency

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Integration Opportunities

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Outlook

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Being Green Getting Easier

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Time for a Lighting Upgrade?

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When it Comes to Energy, Knowledge is Power

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Earth Friendly, Energy Efficient

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New Energy Code Could Trim Costs

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Window Films Can Bring Security, Energy Gains

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Beyond The Numbers

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Valuing Insulation

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Devil in the HVAC Details

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Green Energy Charges Forward

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Be Cool, Pay Less

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New Windows Mean Many Choices

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In Conjunction with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association:
Top-Level Considerations

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Green Building Report

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Economics Lessons

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EMS: On the Trail of Energy Savings

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Preventive Health Care for Buildings

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Performance Contracting: Making the Grade

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A Holiday Tale

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Internet Link to Hines' Best Practices

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Heating Up Electrical Costs

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Minding Power Quality

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Windows

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New LEDs for Today’s Facilities

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Selling Energy Projects

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LEED: A Scorecard for Green Buildings

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Demands Change, and Technology Advances

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The Elements of Energy Efficiency

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Plugged into Energy Use

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Green Building Report

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Attention, Everyone

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Energy Codes: Moving Targets

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Green Economics: Small Price for Environmental Gains

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Creating Energy Efficiency

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New Energy Sources Gather Steam

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Green Building Report

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Is Your EMS on Target For Energy Savings?

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When it comes to energy, sometimes it’s best to go it alone

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Penn State's Green Coach

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Sooner and Later, Rightsizing Pays Off

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

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Do Cool Roofs Fit In Cool Climates?

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Closing Gaps in HVAC Design

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Bad News, Good News

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Windows: Repair or Replace?

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Searching for Savings

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Electric Charges Up Close

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Overload?

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Taking time, doing research essential to finding the right ESCO

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On the Horizon: Trends in Lighting Technology

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Nation’s Infrastructure Still Failing

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Maintenance Bulletin

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The Energy Payoff

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Going with the Flow

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A Clean Slate

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Adaptable Workplaces

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Sustaining Sustainability

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Stores Slash Energy Costs

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Green Gains:

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Energy-Savings Exteriors

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Recharging Energy Services

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The Challenges of Exterior Lighting

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On-site Opportunities

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Stopping Solar Damage

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Green Building Report

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Smokescreen?

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Metering, Monitoring, Managing Energy Costs

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Health Care: New Paths to Energy Savings

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Business Case for Green Design

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Cars, Cars, Cars

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Rough Waters Ahead

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Chiller Replacement: Making the Case

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Lamp Specification in a New Light

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The POWER of MONITORING

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Across the Industry

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CMMS: What You Need

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Throwing Energy Worries Out the Window

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Energy Deficient

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Fresh Strategies to Boost Stale Power and Energy Performance

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Across the Industry

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Windows of Opportunity

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Maximizing Lighting Maintenance

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Reaching Energy Cost Goals

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No Time To Lose

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Energy Incentives Reborn

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Across the Industry

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Onsite Options

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Energy Performance Pitfalls

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Better Lighting Upgrades

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Windows, Redone Right

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The Case for Commissioning

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New Energy Services Gain Ground