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

Building Operating Management
How Passive House Leads to Net-Zero Energy


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Eye on Energy: Routine Maintenance Can Improve Efficiency

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Passive House: Cost and Certification Considerations

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Energy Efficiency Leads to Enhanced K-12 Learning Environment

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Tips for Designing and Operating Solar Canopies

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Is the Passive House Standard Applicable to U.S. Climate Zones?

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New Tools Help Optimize Building-Grid Interaction, Tackle Climate Change

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Massachusetts, California Lead List of Energy-Efficient States

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Can We Fix Climate Change by 2030?

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Daylighting and LEDs Team Up to Meet Energy Efficiency Standards

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School District Upgrades Focus on Energy Savings

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Buildings Go Net-Zero Energy, Tackle Climate Change

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Passive House Standard Gains Ground in Commercial Building Market

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Daylighting Benefits: Cost Savings, Occupant Health and Wellness

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Building Internet of Things: Minor Challenges, Major Benefits

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California To Go Carbon-Free by 2045

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City-Wide Initiative Encourages Energy Efficiency

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How Buildings Are Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

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Occupant Health and Wellness Takes Center Stage in Sustainable Design

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The Value of Daylighting, Even With LEDs

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Building Internet of Things Makes Greener, Smarter Buildings

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TD Bank Continues Sustainability Success

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What are the Bottom-Line Benefits from Climate Action?

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Colocation Data Centers See Surge in Demand

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Choosing the Right EMIS Option

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Continuing the Energy Efficiency Conversation

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Energy Audit Could Save School District

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Boilers: Effective Operator Training

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EPA and the Water-Saving Benefits of Pool Covers

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High Ceilings? Large Door Openings? Fans May Improve Comfort, Save Energy

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How Sustainable Buildings Aid Experiential Learning in Schools

Building Operating Management
Smart Energy Analytics Campaign Uncovers Energy-Saving Opportunities

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3 Best Practices for Justifying Energy Efficiency

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Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) Aid Efficiency

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U.S. City Earns LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Maximizing Performance

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How To Implement Monitoring-Based Commissioning

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How To Talk About Energy Efficiency in Financial Terms

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Tips for Evaluating Colocation Data Center Providers

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Energy Star Scores Updated This Week

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Energy Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions Lowest Since 1990

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LEDs Remain Popular Option for Savings

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Net Zero Energy Buildings: How States Measure Up

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How GSA Goes Green: 3 Best Practices

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Energy-Efficiency Funding Shows Promise

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Embodied Energy and Product Specification

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NFPA Expands Onsite Battery Safety Training; New Standard Coming

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Net Zero Energy Buildings: The Future of Facilities

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How GSA Is Making High-Performance Buildings Affordable

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Boilers: Understand the Full Picture on Energy Savings

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Benchmarking, Occupant Feedback: Keys to Existing Building Sustainability

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Cities and States Leading on Sustainability

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Third-Party Generator Ownership: What You Need To Know

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Net Zero Energy Buildings: Success Stories

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High-Performance Buildings: Impact and Insights

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Roof Replacements Offer Range of Benefits

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Why Cool Roofing Is Important To Energy Efficiency Goals

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Do Energy Models Accurately Predict Energy Performance?

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How the Building Exterior Affects HVAC Energy Efficiency

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The Who, What, and Why of Replacing Aging Cooling Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Benefits and Energy Savings

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HVAC: Monitoring and Reducing Energy Waste

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3 Ways Energy Models Add Value For Facilities Management

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LEED v4.1 Performance Scores: A Primer on New Prerequisites

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LEED v4.1 Continues Focus on Sustainable Operations, Building Performance

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Arc Is Streamlining Data Management with Portfolio Analytics

Building Operating Management
Understanding Thermal Mass and HVAC Efficiency

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HVAC: Diagnosing Energy Waste

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The Nature of a REIT Means Challenges to Sustainability Success

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3 Smart Strategies for Using Analytics in Smart Buildings

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Understand Energy and Water Performance Scores in LEED v4.1

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Greener Than Green: Passive House Building Planned for Chicago

Building Operating Management
Understanding the LEED Rating System

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Energy Efficiency Leads New Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Healthcare Design

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Buildings That Think? University Hopes So

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5 Advantages of Direct Digital Controls (DDC) for Tenant Buildouts

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How to Take Specific Steps to Slash Energy Costs

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Energy Waste: The Benefits of Retrocommissioning

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7 Strategies for Sustainability in Higher Educational Buildings

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Green Certification Guides Investments in Energy Efficiency

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10 Benefits of Using Smart Building Analytics Effectively

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Automated Demand-Response: How Common Is It?

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Energy Waste: Improving HVAC Performance

Building Operating Management
How to Create a Benchmarking Survey for Data Centers

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Energy Waste: 6 Common Culprits

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4 Steps to Move Ahead with LED Retrofits

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Los Angeles Leads Top Energy Star Cities

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Water Bottle Filling Stations Coming to 29 Michigan School Districts

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New Buildings in Pennsylvania to Leap Forward in Efficiency

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PEER: A New Rating System For Power System Performance

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Iowa's State Senate Slashes Utility Incentives

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Solar Spotlight: Historic Castle Embraces Technology

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UPS: Ensuring Efficient Operation

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How To Identify Goals When Planning Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment

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How To Make The Case for Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment

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Welcome To The World, LEED v4.1

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University Aims for 100 Percent renewable energy generated on-site

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Previewing the April issue Building Operating Management

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IoT and Renewables Boost Zero Energy Goals

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Technology Spurs Growth in Zero Energy Buildings

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To Get To Zero Energy, Human Element Remains Critical

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To Justify HVAC Upgrades, Speak in Financial Terms

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Stay the Energy Conservation Course

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Are You At Risk For Losing Your Energy Star Certification?

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What Will LEED 4.1 Look Like?

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$1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Preserves Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Programs, Agencies

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6 Ways To Avoid Office Cabling and Wiring Nightmares

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Three Strategies for Zero Energy Buildings

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Facebook Data Center To Be Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

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How To Get the Most Energy Efficiency From a Chiller Plant

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3 Ways To Increase Chiller Efficiency

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Huge Growth in Net-Zero Energy Buildings

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Energy Modeling Benefits: Energy Efficiency, Improved Operations

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Are Energy Models Really Accurate?

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Energy Modeling: Building Owners Drive Growing Popularity

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NRDC: Heat Pumps Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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“Putting Data To Work” Toolkit Helps FMs Prioritize Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility Incentives Help Pulaski County Perform Energy Upgrades

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Previewing the March issue Building Operating Management

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Boston University Upgrades Arena Lighting to LEDs

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5 Steps to Becoming More Energy Efficient

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Thoughtful Approach Required For Buildings To Be Both Fire Safe And Sustainable

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Trump’s Chicago Tower Last in City’s Energy Rankings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrades and the Role of Utility Incentives

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Utility Incentives: Focus on Finance

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Utility Incentives: Systems and Opportunities

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Advances in Lighting Technology Bring Energy Efficiency

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Willis Tower Receives EPA Certification

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Eye on Energy Star: Proposed Budget Could Spell Trouble

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EPAct 179D Tax Deductions Retroactively Extended For 2017

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City Ordinance Requires Green Roofs

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Trump Administration Seeks 72 Percent Cut to Clean Energy Research

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Facilities Make Progress On Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goal

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Technology Provides Further Opportunities For Reducing Electricity Costs

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Improve Building Performance with Integrative Design, Commissioning

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Integrated Design, Commissioning Aid Turnover from Building Construction to Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Achieving Upgrade Goals

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9 Steps to Creating a Culture of Sustainability

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Florida Facilities Could Rapidly Benefit From Batteries

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ASHRAE Releases Guide to Zero Energy

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Solar Windows on the Horizon

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With Data Centers, Mixed Picture on Energy Efficiency Best Practices

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Survey: What Energy Efficiency Measures Are New and Existing Data Centers Using?

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Chicago To Implement Energy Rating System

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Energy Audit vs. Retrocommissioning: Which Is Best for a Building?

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Eye on Energy: City’s Buildings To Be Graded

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How To Achieve High Efficiency With Air Source Heat Pumps

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Governor Announces New Energy Efficiency Targets

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Is A Smart Building Certification On The Way?

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NFL: World’s First LEED Platinum Sports Stadium

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University Targets LEED Gold in Dorm Renovation

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What The Tax Bill May Mean for Energy Efficiency

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GOP Tax Bill: Energy Tax Credits Appear Safe

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Successful Strategies for Constructing High-Performance Buildings with Wood

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Technology Gains Boost Boiler Energy Efficiency

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New Thinking In Boiler Design Leads to Better, More Efficient Systems

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UPS Reaches Highest Energy Star Listing

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Energy Storage: Workshop Explores Impact on U.S. Resilience

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Smart Building Technology on a Smaller Scale

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For K-12 Schools, Sustainability Is About Cost Savings, Efficiency

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Report Outlines Financing Options to Accelerate New Jersey’s Clean Energy Economy

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What’s The Difference Between Reactive and Preventive Maintenance?

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New Technology, Cloud-Based BAS Lead To Energy Efficiency

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7 Ways To Finance Energy Efficiency Projects

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How Green Building Certification Has Helped FMs Save Energy

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Energy Star Tenant Space: Recognizing and Aiding Energy Efficiency

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Solar Power: Fastest-Growing Energy Source

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Oregon Leads on Water and Energy Efficiency Efforts

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House Proposal Would Shift Energy Star to DOE

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Stretch Code Aims for 20 Percent Energy Savings from Buildings

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With Advanced Features, Fan Coil Unit Systems Can Achieve Today’s Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of VAV and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)

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Four-pipe Fan Coil Unit Systems: Is It Right for Your Facility?

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Facebook to Invest $1 Billion to Build Data Center and Solar Facilities

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Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings

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Upgrading the Status of Health Care Facilities

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Real World Regenerative Design In Action

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Trump Administration Reportedly Plans to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

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Rooftop Gardens and Hikeable Halls: Designing a Vertical School

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Is Behavior Change the Missing Link in Energy Efficiency Plans?

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Improvement to Daylight Harvesting Technology Yields Energy Savings

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LEED and HVAC: How To Balance Costs And Benefits

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New HVAC Technology Can Deliver Benefits Beyond Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Assessing Current HVAC Equipment

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New API for Energy Efficiency Data from Verdigris

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The Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Shortchanges the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

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Trane Honors Crosstown Concourse with Energy Efficiency Leader Award

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Find The Biggest Green Interiors Opportunities in LEED v4

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Arc and LEED: Benchmarking Green Performance

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Organizations Promote their Energy Efficiency Efforts on Energy Efficiency Day 2017

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3 Steps To Net Zero Energy Operations

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House Cuts Energy Star Funding by 26%

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ASHRAE 189.1 Updates Approved

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How To Get Utility Rebates for Energy Efficiency In New Construction

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Trane: Water Street Corporation Receives National Energy Project Award from AEE

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Eye on Emissions

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Sustainability: Focus on Fuel and Noise Reduction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Beyond Emissions, Fuel and Noise

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ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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Energy Use in Healthcare Facilities

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New Data Center Energy Certification Takes Center State At Critical Facilities Summit

Building Operating Management
4 Questions To Ask Before Buying a New BAS

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Kresge Hall is Northwestern’s First LEED Platinum Building

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The Second-Annual Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching. Here's What You Can Do.

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Con Edison to Hold Auctions to Pay Customers that Cut Energy Usage

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Is New HVAC Technology Worth The Money?

Building Operating Management
Schedule and Performance Analysis: Keys To Weighing HVAC Upgrades

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INFOGRAPHIC: Stretching the ROI For Energy Efficiency

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New HVAC system cools path to savings for Valley International Airport

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Grand Hyatt New York Receives Energy Efficiency Leader Award from Trane

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Ohio State University Plans $7.8 Million Renovation of Woody Hayes Athletic Center

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8 Technology Developments Reshaping High-Performance Building Exteriors

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Lighting Focused on Occupant Health and Well-Being

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Observed Benefits and Challenges of Tuning LEDs for Human Health

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How to Find Funding for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers: Understanding System Selection

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Chillers: Ensuring Energy Efficiency

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Chillers: EPA Maintenance Requirements

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New York Buildings Would Improve Energy Efficiency Under Mayor's Plan

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5 NFL Football Stadiums Score Big on Energy Efficiency

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Trane: University of Florida Receives 2017 Energy Efficiency Leader Award

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5 Ways Technology Can Help Cut Energy Costs

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USGBC Perspective: How Arc Uses Data And Measurement To Drive Green Performance

Building Operating Management
Good News, Bad News on PUE

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Armstrong: New Solution Outlines for Gaining Up To 80% in Energy Savings

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Volvo: Energy-efficient forklifts part of environmentally friendly South Carolina plant

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Boise State University Researches Energy Efficient Living

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Home Depot Turning 50 Store Rooftops into Solar Farms

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Staggered Volumes Help Make Slate Building Energy-Efficient Marvel

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MEA Renews Energy Efficiency Grant for Data Centers

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Increasing Energy Efficiency Investments? Here are 10 suggestions

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Data Centers For The Hyperscale Cloud

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Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

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4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

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How Much Data Is Too Much?

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Energy Star: House Bill Cuts Program Budget 40 Percent

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LEDs: Strategies to Reduce Energy Costs

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NVIDIA's New Facility: High-Tech FM

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White House Set for HVAC Upgrade

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Boilers: Capital Improvements for Energy Efficiency

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Boilers: Replacement Based on Building Load

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Boilers: Upgrades That Deliver Results

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Dashboards Display Environmental Success Stories

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ACEEE: New ENERGY STAR-Like Label Enters The Marketplace

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New Energy Label for Pumps Available

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Lighting Retrofits Cut Energy Use, Study Finds

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LG Electronics Serves as Lead Technology Provider for Sustainable Youth Center

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Energy Star Program Included in House Appropriations Bill

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U.S. House Hacks Away at Renewable Energy, Efficiency Programs

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Dow Recognized by Green Sports Alliance for Climate Solutions Framework

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Facility Manager Action Item: Climate Change

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New Sensor Suitcase Slashes Power Bills for Commercial Buildings

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Three Ways Hawaii is Becoming More Energy Efficient

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U.S. Businesses and Individuals Invest in Energy Efficiency

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Nature and Green Roofs are Being Integrated into Major Cities

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Smart Windows Offer Flexibility, Occupant Comfort

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Smart Window Benefit? Energy Savings, Reduced Glare

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Electrochromic Glass Results in Energy Efficiency at LEED Certified Facility

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ASID Headquarters is the World's First Platinum LEED and WELL Certified Space

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Campaign Focuses on Shrinking College Dorm Carbon Footprint

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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National Grid Offers Free Professional Energy Network

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Senate Makes First Small Steps Toward Extending EPAct 179D Tax Deductions

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Next Generation of HFC Alternative Refrigerants Are More Environmentally Responsible

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Sustainable Door Openings Protect People, Places and the Planet

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Water and Energy Efficiency Are Key Resilience Strategies

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New York Clean Energy Initiatives Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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How To Take Advantage of the Benefits of Smart Grid

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Energy Efficiency Deserves Center Stage During President's Energy Week

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Los Angeles Building Owners Must Benchmark Water, Energy Use

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Company's Commitment to Sustainability Drives Increase in Solar Energy Systems

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MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

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Transitioning an Expanded LEED Gold Community College Space with Metal Panels

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U.S. Department of Energy Selects ABM for Energy Savings Performance Contract

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GreenZone Demonstration Building Featuring Norament xp, Placed in Baltimore

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GreenGen: Upgrades to 390 Northwest Forest Service Facilities to Reduce Energy Use

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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Hygiene, Sustainability Key Considerations In Restroom Design

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How Focused Data Use Analysis Leads To Energy Efficiency

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SIDEBAR: Online Resources To Help Analyze, Format Energy Data

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How To Get The Most Use Out of Energy Data

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New LA City Ordinance Designed to Reduce Energy and Water Consumption

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ACEEE: The Most Energy-Efficient Utility Companies in The U.S.

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BOMA: Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Spur Economic Growth and New Jobs

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ACEEE: Ohio Opt-Out Will Cost State Billions in Benefits

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Four Questions to Ask Before Starting Building Analytics

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Benefits of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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Hines Becomes Founding Alliance Member Of Well Living Lab

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Western Specialty Contractors: Environmental Preservation a Daily Commitment

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Pittsburgh leads North America in commitment to 50% reduction in Energy Use

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LED: Lighting Advances Lead to Greater Energy Savings

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LED: Implemeting Lighting Controls Can Save Even More Energy

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SIDEBAR: Retrofit Rebates

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Improvements in Metal Building Systems Offer Advantages

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Fenix Energy: Thermal Energy Generates Heat for Vancouver Clean Technology Company

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President Trump's Proposed Budget to Eliminate ENERGY STAR Program

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Better Buildings Partners Save $1.9 Billion

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Sustainably Designed Labs Must Follow Through With Green Operations

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REI: Distribution Center Wins Top NAIOP Industrial Award

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Silent Saver Under Attack: Why We Need the Building Technologies Office

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Two Innovations Poised to Have Big Impact on Facilities

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Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

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Shifting Facility Technologies Create Fire Safety Challenges

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INFOGRAPHIC: New Design Strategies Require Fire Safety Consideration

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ISSA Earns SmartWay Award

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Triple Net Lease? Energy Upgrades Still Benefit Landlord, NFMT Speaker Says

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Ingersoll Rand Reports Improvement on Climate Commitment

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HVAC Repair-Replace Decision Depends on Timing

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Proper Maintenance Key in HVAC Repair-Replace Decision

Building Operating Management
Active Energy Management Gives FMs a Leg-Up on Efficiency

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

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Training, Hands-On Experience Critical for FMs as Competencies Shift

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Kingspan: 57% of Energy Procured From Renewables in 2016

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ACEE: Congress Takes Promising Step on Budget

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8 Lighting Controls Technologies Offer Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Gains

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hardscapes: Concrete Masonry Components Can Earn LEED Points

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Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Innovation and Design

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Deloitte Tower: First LEED Platinum-Certified Office Building in Montreal

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Funding Improvements and Upgrades with Energy Savings at City College of San Francisco

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Stand Up For Energy Star!

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An Editor's View of High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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SIDEBAR: Energy-Efficiency Resources

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Product Focus: Boilers and Water Heaters

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Seasonal Schedules and Climate Play a Factor in Boiler Efficiency

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CertainTeed Gypsum: Introduces Six additional EPDs for North America

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CEE: Annual Report Shows Continued Record High Levels of Investment

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Aircuity: Platform to Improve Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality

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Hydraulic Institute Creates New Rating Label to Help Consumers Save Energy and Money

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CBRE: 2017 Energy Star Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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Samford University Enlists Johnson Controls For Infrastructure Upgrades

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3 More Ways to Boost Building Envelope Performance

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State Regulators Can Play A Critical Role In Unleashing Building Energy Data

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Transwestern: 2017 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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Maryland Renews Landmark Energy Efficiency Initiative

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How Existing Buildings Are Moving Toward Net Zero Energy

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Deep Energy Retrofits: First Step Toward Zero Energy Existing Buildings

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How To Use Renewable Energy To Achieve Zero Energy Existing Buildings

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Andersen Corporation: 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

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Seimens: UMass Memorial Health Care Implement Plan for Long-Term Sustainability

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Johnson Controls: ‘Smart Building’ Partner For New Milwaukee Arena

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Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

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Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Materials and Resources

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Government Budget Cuts Could Hurt EnergyStar

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Office Building Receives WELL Building Standard and LEED v4 Certifications

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Don't Tread on ENERGY STAR

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Reliable Controls Announces RoHS2 Compliancy

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WaterSense and ENERGY STAR Team Up for Water Wednesday Webinars

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Hydraulic Institute Honors Industry with Excellence Awards During Centennial Celebration

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High School to save $75,000 annually due to energy improvements

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Plan, Audit, Commission, Measure and Verify: Steps To A Successful Energy Upgrade

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Make Utility Incentives Part of the Energy Upgrades Planning Process

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Better Buildings Challenge SWAP: Fresh Set Of Eyes on Energy Efficiency

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Heaviland Landscape Management Reports 2016 Water Savings Numbers

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NEMA Publishes Energy Management Guide for Polyphase Induction Motors

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What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about PACE

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Forecasting Energy Policy in 2017: Energy Efficiency Still a Major Opportunity for FMs

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Will Programs Like Energy Star, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Be Cut?

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States and Local Jurisdictions Will Continue To Lead on Energy Efficiency

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Market-Driven Solutions Like Tenant Star Will Continue To Push Energy Efficiency Envelope

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Southern California Deploys Batteries to Meet Peak Demand

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Eco Engineering Extends Support for Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Legislation

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Legrand Provides Six Ways to Reduce Energy Usage in Commercial Facilities

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Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

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Fairbanks Energy Services Saves Boston Hospital Over 5,000,000 kWh to Date Through Numerous Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Must-See TV for FMs: DOE's Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

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SparkFund Raises $7 Million to Transform Access to Energy Technology

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Emergency Heating: Strategies for Success

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Emergency Heating: System Assessments Crucial

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Emergency Heating: Response Plan Strategies

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Eye on Energy: Manager and Utility Team Up for Savings

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Energy Innovation Driven By Buildings Industry

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Beyond Smart Grid: New Terminology, Focus on Interoperability and Data

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How GSA Achieved Sustainable Success in 5 Key Areas

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GSA Commits to Historical Renovation, the Green Proving Ground, and Dedication to Occupant Wellness

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Schneider Electric Introduces Clinical Environment Optimization Solution to Drive Energy Savings in Healthcare Facilities

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4 Benefits of LED Lighting Beyond Energy Efficiency

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How To Ensure Clean Water Supplies? Energy-Efficient Desalination Could Be Key

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How To Maintain Effective Wireless in Energy Efficient Buildings

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Schneider Electric Collaborates with HPE on Micro Data Center Solution to Address New Demands of Distributed IT

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LED Technology: Market Watch

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Lighting Needs for Education Facilities

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Matching Lighting Needs with Commercial Applications

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We Knew Energy Efficiency Employs a Lot of People, and Now We Know How Many

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How To Calculate Life-Cycle Costs and Justify Energy Efficient HVAC Upgrades

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Software Tools Help Forecast HVAC Operating Costs

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INFOGRAPHIC: FMs Report On The State of Their HVAC Equipment

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PRSM Association’s Retail Energy Benchmarking Study Helps Retailers Reduce Energy Costs

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Green Financing Remains Key, but What's the Best Way Forward? We Want Your Ideas

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Data Centers: Energy Efficiency and Maintenance

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2017 Is Looking Like a Good Year for Energy Efficiency as Investments Grow

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ASHRAE Announces Topics for New Building Performance Analysis Conference

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Boiler and HVAC Upgrades Helps California Airport's Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Navigates HVAC Issues During Central Plant Expansion

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Airport Fines Clear Skies to HVAC Savings

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Scientists Test Solutions for Energy-Efficient Grow Houses Helping A New Industry Grow Energy-Efficient Cannabis In California

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Renewable Energy Gaining Ground In Data Centers

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New Michigan law strengthens energy efficiency and renewable energy standards

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Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management System Modernizes Office Environments

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Investor Confidence Project Launches 'Building Button' for Energy Efficiency

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After Power Outage, Ohio Surgeon Completes Surgery Aided by Cellphones

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Mitchell Airport Receives $105,000 Check from Focus on Energy

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Alta Energy and Rawson, Blum & Leon Partner to Bring Solar to Cost Plus Plaza

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How To Capitalize on the Value of Long-Term Energy Planning

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Mitigating Future Cost Risk: The Real Reason For Long-Term Energy Planning

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Account For the Future Cost of Energy in Long-Term Energy Planning

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USGBC Perspective: New Platform Helps FMs Share, Benchmark Performance Data

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Legrand North America Joins the Science Based Targets Program; Supports Global Alliance for Energy Productivity

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Can the US Cut its Energy Use in half by 2050? Yes, but We Will Have to Double Down on our Efforts

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City of Los Angeles Purchases EnergyCAP, Bill CAPture

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Schneider Electric Announces New Community Established as Part of EcoStruxure Next Generation Architecture Launch

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ASHRAE/IES Publish 2016 Energy Efficiency Standard

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3 High-Performance Energy Efficiency Strategies To Reduce Energy Permanently

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Reducing Stack Effect, Replacing Boilers With Ductless Heat Pumps

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

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Johnson Controls Brings Innovative New Technologies to 2017 AHR Expo

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Current, powered by GE Triples Partner Ecosystem in Drive to Build Comprehensive Intelligent Environments

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Schneider Electric Receives Top Ranking in Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems

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Ten New U.S. Cities Join the City Energy Project to Cut Climate Pollution from Buildings

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Naval Post Graduate School Creates Successful Microgrid Demonstration with CALMAC’s IceBank Energy Storage

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Outcome-Based Pathway Needs One More Vote to Become Optional Path in 2018 IECC

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HVAC Maintenance Challenge: Chiller Repair vs. Replace

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Chiller Performance

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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

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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

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Big Strides in HVAC and Lighting Efficiency

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Ensuring the Most Energy Efficient Equipment

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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

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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?

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Examining Energy Audits at Ground Level

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Level II Energy Audit Provides Detailed Building Information

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Focusing Energy Audits on Capital-Intensive Projects

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Management Insight Column: Harnessing the Power of Data

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Management Insight Column: Analyzing Facilities' Energy Use

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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

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Submetering Helps Managers Identify Savings Opportunities

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Verifying Accomplishments Tough in Energy-Conservation Programs

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Sidebar: Picking Candidates for Submetering

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Mississippi State University Upgrades HVAC Technology and Benefits Bottom Line

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Mississippi State Converts Steam Plant to Condensing Units

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BAS Significant Part of Mississippi State University Projects

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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

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

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Utility Incentive Programs Will Require Stricter Monitoring, Offer Greater Benefits

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BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

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Chicago High-Rise Finds Better Option Than Free Cooling

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Preparing Data Centers for Extreme Cold or Extreme Heat

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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

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

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Tailor Data Center Energy Strategies To Business Needs

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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

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Energy Audits, Retrocommissioning Are Keys To Energy Management Plan

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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

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Six Steps Help Justify Building Energy Upgrades

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

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

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Facility Energy Management Produces Real Financial Benefits

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Triple Bottom Line: Facility Managers Are Positioned To Lead Efforts

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Retrocommissioning: A New Tool in the Quest for Energy Efficiency

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Retrocommissioning Sensors Monitor Energy Waste

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

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In-Duct UVC Systems Can Combat HVAC Microbial Growth

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Evaluating The Effectiveness Of UVC Treatments For HVAC Systems

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Steps Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Large Energy Efficiency Investments

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How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

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Maintenance Savings May Help Justify HVAC Capital Investments

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Deferred Capital Renewal Can Be Used To Justify HVAC Upgrades

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Beginning on the Path To Energy Star Certification

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Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

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Misconceptions About Energy Star

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Energy Star Helps Engage School Staffs, Provides National Recognition

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Government Shutdown's Effect on Energy Star Goals

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

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Retrocommissioning: Teaming Up For Savings

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

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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

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

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Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings

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Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities

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Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations

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Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits

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

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Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

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Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

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Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

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Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

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Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

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Unexplored Potential in HVAC Systems

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Safety, Savings Achieved With Emergency Lighting System Upgrades

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LED Technology Advances Impact on Emergency Lighting Market

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Testing an Important Consideration for Emergency Lighting Installation

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Manufacturers' Experience Vital to Specify Emergency Lighting Products

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Understanding New Technology: Tankless Water Heaters

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Number of Different Tankless Water Heating Options

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Operation Considerations With Tankless Systems

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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

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Key Energy Use Metrics Can Help Maximize Energy Savings With Windows

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

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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

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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

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

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When Managing Electric Usage, Peak Demand Is Key To Savings

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How To Account For Demand Charges When Calculating Energy Upgrade Savings

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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

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Tighter Energy Codes Are Applying To Smaller Buildings, Building Systems

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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

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Diving Into Data Generated from Energy Audits

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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

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Variable Refrigerant Flow HVAC Systems Can Save Energy, Money

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Energy Recovery Is Becoming Common Way To Save On HVAC Costs

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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

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

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Microsoft Uses Fault Detection And Diagnostics To Transform Facilities Management

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Microsoft Uses Big Data To Manage Buildings

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

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

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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

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Low-Hanging Fruit: Energy Savings Made Easy

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HVAC Systems, Electric Motors Consume Large Amounts of Energy

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Identifying and Repairing Leaks Solves Major Problems

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

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University of Alabama Thinks Long-Term During Renovation

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Renovation Results in Leaner Maintenance Principles at University of Alabama

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

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

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Commissioning, Retrocommissioning Are Critical Elements Of Green Renovations

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Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

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How To Realize Actual Savings From Green Renovation Projects

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Video: How to Engage Occupants in Sustainability Strategies

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Video: Communications Strategies for FM Success

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At BAE Systems, Sustainability Program Grew From Single Chiller Project

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

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Georgia Tech's Culture Of Sustainability Helps Attract Students

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

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TD Bank Spreads Sustainability Across Multi-National Portfolio

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

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

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Can 179D Energy Efficiency Tax Deductions Be Saved?

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics (FDD) Shows Promising Results

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Submetering Technology Helps Facilities Pursue Greater Energy Efficiency

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Installation Considerations for Utility Meters

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Streamlining and Maximizing Submetering Systems

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Involve Utility As Part Of Demand-Response Decisions

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Demand For Energy Efficiency In Buildings Brings New Resources For Tenants

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Energy Consumption In Tenant Space Offers Potential For Big Savings

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

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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

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

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Measurement and Verification Can Help Maintain Efficiency, Improve LEED Scores

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

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How Continuous Measurement And Verification Helped Improve Operational Efficiency

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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

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

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

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

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Update: Alternative Energy Tax Credits And Capturing Missed EPAct Tax Deductions

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

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

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

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How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

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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

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

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

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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

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Bond Issue Will Help Make Existing Poudre Schools More Energy Efficient

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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

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Retrocommissioning: Ongoing Challenges, New Approach

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Average Energy Savings from Retrocommissioning is 16 Percent

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A Closer Look at the Retrocommissioning Process

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What Does It Mean To Be Carbon Neutral?

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Power Play: Incorporating DC Power Into Facilities

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Converting Power from AC to DC Offers Many Benefits

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LEDs Offer Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: EMerge Alliance

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Georgia Medical Center Lighting Retrofit Paves Way to Savings

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Patient Care Takes Priority Over Lighting Project

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ROI on Lighting Project Less Than 3 Years

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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

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Shorenstein Properties Works Toward Comprehensive Energy Management Practices

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

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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

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Outsourcing Helps KeyBank Gain LEED-EBOM Platinum Certification

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

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Energy Efficiency Projects With New LEED On The Horizon

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Equipment vs. Operations: Greatest Opportunity for Energy Efficiency

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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

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How Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data Right Now

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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