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Rainy fall weather and peak hurricane season on the Atlantic coast make it an important time to ensure that a building can stand up to moisture intrusion that can lead to mold problems.
According to a DOE mandate, all states are required to adopt a new commercial energy code that meets or exceeds ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010 by Oct. 18. Many states have complied and the remaining ones will soon follow.
The newest version of the LightSmart mobile app by Underwriters Laboratories features a 'Calculate ROI' function, enabling users to calculate the payback time for upgrading to more efficient lighting technology.
High performance buildings go beyond the basic requirements of codes and standards to significantly reduce energy consumption, increase use of renewables, have a minimal environmental impact in material use and site selection, enhance human comfort and safety, and improve occupant productivity.
Revenues from LED lighting products in commercial building markets are projected to grow from $2.7 billion in 2013 to more than $25 billion in 2021.
According to a new report, the global real estate industry is making progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.
United Nations conference sets ban on the popular material used for insulation panels in buildings.
New online Green Sports Resource Directory can help teams, venues, and leagues save money and reduce carbon pollution.
A new report released by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International features a list of the most and least expensive commercial real estate city-markets in the United States.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products.
New report by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) provides insight into price drop.

As millions of students return to colleges and universities this fall, facility managers can take advantage of the new school year and teach incoming students about energy efficiency.

Improving grid resilience is becoming even more important as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of severe weather, according to a new report released by The White House Council of Economic Advisers and the U.S. Department of Energy.
Annual wind power additions boomed to a record level last year while prices plummeted close to an all-time low, according to a new DOE report by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Perceptions of cleanliness impact customer retention.
Wind turbines that generate power close to where it will be used are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S.
New pilot credit emphasizes ecofriendly furnishings.
In new, retrofit, and reroof applications, metal roofing systems offer low lifecycle costs through extended service life, minimal maintenance, energy savings, and enhanced building market value.
Solve stormwater issues with a new EPA tool.
Cost declines and policy initiatives drive consumption of coal down.

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