Articles Tagged with ''building''

Jan. 3, 2012: Report Released on Data Needs for Achieving High-Performance Buildings

January 3, 2012
The National Institute of Building Sciences High-Performance Building Data Collection Initiative has released a report addressing data needs of the building industry now that the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) is no longer scheduled for release by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).


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Jan. 2, 2012: McCarthy Tops Out on Building R&D Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

January 2, 2012
McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has topped out on construction (placed the last beam at the top of the structure) of the new Maximum Building Energy Efficiency Research Lab (MAXLAB) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).


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Dec. 5, 2011: Report Says Green Buildings Cost Less to Maintain

December 5, 2011
In addition to emitting less carbon dioxide and using less water, sustainably designed federal buildings cost 19 percent less to maintain, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The results are included in a white paper released by the General Services Administration (GSA).


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Data Loggers Help Keep Guests Comfortable at Marriott Hotels

October 24, 2011
When a plumbing, heating or cooling snafu occurs in one of the 13 Marriott hotels under his supervision, it is John Miller’s job to root out the problem and preserve the comfort of guests.


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US Energy, Special Applied Intelligence, Sprint Collaborate to Make Buildings More Efficient

October 24, 2011
US Energy Group and Special Applied Intelligence (Special AI) announced an agreement to deliver wireless 4G service to buildings utilizing US Energy Group’s building energy management system (BEMS).


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Oct. 21, 2011: Manual on Green Building Operations and Maintenance Now Available Free Online

October 21, 2011
Siemens Industry Inc. announced that the Green Building Operations and Maintenance Manual: A Guide for Public Housing Authorities, developed in collaboration with Green Seal Inc., is now available to the public online and free of charge.


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Oct. 3, 2011: National High Performance Building Conference Set for December

October 3, 2011
The National High Performance Building Conference (NHPB) is scheduled for Dec. 5-9, 2011 in Washington, D.C., as part of Ecobuild® America.


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Sept. 22, 2011: Carrier Global Engineering Conference to Focus on Emerging Trends

September 22, 2011
What are the emerging building design trends in the HVAC industry? Carrier Corp. noted that it will address this question and more at its 11th Global Engineering Conference, scheduled for March 18-20, 2012, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.


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Sept. 20, 2011: Study Says U.S. Building Energy Codes Have Reduced Energy Use

September 20, 2011
In what is said to be the first United States study to measure the real impact of building energy codes on total household energy consumption, the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) found that U.S. building energy codes have reduced household energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.


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