Articles Tagged with ''building energy efficiency''
Facility Managers Can Diagnose and Adjust for Problems Based on Direct Occupant Feedback
December 2, 2013
A new software application created by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) could improve the efficiency of commercial buildings by allowing occupants to interact with buildings more directly.
Building Analytics Platform Now Used by the Two Largest Property Owners in the United States
November 13, 2013
FirstFuel Software announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has selected its Remote Building Analytics (RBA) platform to help drive energy efficiency savings and meet key energy reduction targets across its entire U.S. building portfolio.
September 17, 2013
It has become abundantly clear that emerging energy efficient technologies and policies for buildings are important not only for a cleaner environment, but also as a means to boost the economy. Years of research have borne this out.
Organization Will Strengthen Focus on Energy Efficient Buildings
August 8, 2013
LonMark, a nonprofit association for the certification, education, and promotion of interoperability standards for control networking, has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors.
Funds Provide Expansion Capital for Growth in the Energy Efficiency Space
August 7, 2013
Aircuity, an airside efficiency solutions company, has announced the receipt of a $3 million investment from CCM US LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based asset management group investing in clean energy and real estate. Aircuity said the investment provides expansion capital to fund its continued growth.
Small Buildings Have Tremendous Potential to Save Energy and Improve Their Bottom Lines
July 22, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an award of $10 million for six projects to help small commercial buildings save money by saving energy. The projects are aimed at developing user-friendly tools and resources that can be easily deployed at any small building.
Research Pinpoints How to Better Predict Energy Savings, Improve Building Performance
July 15, 2013
Research conducted by energy analysts with Tolin Mechanical and The Green Engineer has identified common pitfalls that cause many building construction projects to fall short of projected energy savings.
Agency Scores Well on All Measured Sustainability Goals
July 12, 2013
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it continues to save taxpayer dollars by increasing energy efficiency according to its sustainability and energy performance scorecard for fiscal year (FY) 2012, specifically reducing the energy intensity of its buildings by almost 25 percent.Read More
Trends and Innovations Offer New Opportunities for Progress
June 3, 2013
A multitude of trends and innovations offer new opportunities for progress increasingly converging on the prospect of a new basic concept: whole-building systems.
May 29, 2013
Aquatherm has announced that company president Steve Clark, P.E., P.Eng., 55, and his wife Susan, of Provo, Utah, were killed in a motor vehicle accident near St. George, Utah, early on the morning of May 24.Read More