Tag Archives: commercial building

ultra-low energy

Ultra-low Energy Buildings Trend Extends to Commercial Buildings

Ultra-low Energy Buildings Trend Extends to Commercial Buildings

Commercial Building Retrofits Follow Ultra-Low Energy Trend Energy Manager Today, August 7, 2017 The ultra-low energy trend has finally expanded from new building construction to envelop retrofits for commercial buildings, according to a 2017 white paper from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Ultra-low energy buildings are defined as ones that produce as much energy

company energy spending

Widespread Controls Cutting Back Energy Usage

Cut US commercial building energy use 29 percent with widespread controls PHYS Org, June 23, 2017 Like driving a car despite a glowing check-engine light, large buildings often chug along without maintenance being performed on the building controls designed to keep them running smoothly. And sometimes those controls aren’t used to their full potential, similar

Commercial-Buildings

A Guide to Improving Energy Efficiency in Commerical Buildings

An energy-saving checklist for commercial buildings Proud Green Building, June 21, 2017 Nearly one-fifth of all the energy consumed in the United States is used by commercial buildings. As necessary as it is for the machine of the American economy to keep running, however, a good portion of the energy used by those commercial buildings is

networked lighting control system

Defining the Networked Lighting Control System

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls Facility Executive, December 23, 2016 Facility managers have a duty to deliver high-quality, reliable solutions to their customers/occupants in the most cost-effective manner possible. To do so, they must have a broad understanding of the tools and solutions available to maximize the operational efficiency of the buildings they manage. This

ultra-low energy

Minimizing the Energy Footprint of an Existing Building

Retrofits Are Key to an Energy Efficient Building Stock Forbes, April 13, 2016. Image credit: ryanEvil Efficiency through Retrofits In the world of retrofits, installing energy efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; LED lighting; and building controls can help building managers lower the levels of energy consumption of building systems. For example, the 85-year-old

Portland

Portland (OR) Considering Building Energy Use Tracking & Reporting Policy

At a briefing this week, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability introduced the proposal and set the stage for public information sessions about it in January. The proposed Energy Performance Reporting Policy would require commercial buildings to track energy performance using a free online tool called the Energy Star Portfolio Manager.

Top