5 Success Stories in Energy Management

BUILDINGS - Smarter Facilities Management

02/16/2007

5 Success Stories in Energy Management

Award-winning organizations show you how to change behavior, increase equipment life, and spend less, all while managing energy like a pro

Contributors: James Earl  
 

As rising energy costs consume an increasing amount of operating-budget dollars, most building owners have expanded their reasoning behind why energy management is important.

Not only is it one way to demonstrate environmental stewardship, it’s also a strategy with very realizable effects on the bottom line. When budgets shrink and utility costs escalate, energy management is no longer important - it’s critical.

Until zero-energy buildings become a widespread phenomenon, the quest to use less energy more wisely will continue to be a priority. If you’re looking to benchmark your energy management, five by-the-book examples follow. These organizations demonstrate that it’s not only about efficient equipment and operation - it’s also about changing behavior.

  1. Colorado Springs School District No. 11
  2. University of California, San Diego
  3. Accor North America
  4. Merck & Co. Inc.
  5. Andrews Air Force Base

 

Jana J. Madsen (jana.madsen@buildings.com) is managing editor at Buildings magazine.

 


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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

Morton designBUILD is a team that works with you, from concept to completion, to create custom steel buildings and beyond.  Visit our website for design inspirations today!

 


 
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