Industry News

02/04/2014
After years of decreased funding, U.S. General Services Administration’s, portfolio of facilities will be receiving much needed investment as part of the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act.
02/03/2014
U.S. mayors are expecting to significantly increase investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey of nearly 300 cities.
01/30/2014
As the economy continues to stabilize, non-residential construction will grow.
01/29/2014
Are your building's occupants practicing proper sanitation during flu season?
01/28/2014
Since the launch of the LEED for Homes rating system in 2007, the growth trajectory for the residential green building program has been dramatic.
01/24/2014
The list ranks the cities by the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January to December 2013.
01/23/2014
The U.S. military incurs a $4 billion energy bill annually operating its bases. See how they are cutting costs.
01/22/2014
Commercial properties were among the hardest hit, with manufacturing facilities making up around 30% of properties damaged by such fires.
01/21/2014
The media features have created a game-changing immersive experience that has significant implications for public space venues in the digital age.
01/17/2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reports that 35 states are now experiencing widespread influenza and 20 are reporting high levels of influenza-like illness.
01/16/2014
The center is the first leasable market rate commercial structure that meets the targets of the Living Building Challenge to the Net Zero Energy standard.
01/14/2014
Commercial buildings can improve their winter time IAQ with proper air filtration techniques.
01/10/2014
With much of North America covered by snow and ice, now is the perfect time to review one of the most effective ways to keep facilities clean and healthy during the winter months.
01/08/2014
The proposal was created by the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
01/06/2014
A new guide from ASHRAE outlines a refrigeration commissioning process that could result in substantial savings.
01/02/2014
Photovoltaic installations in the U.S. reached 930 megawatts in Q3 2013, up 20% over Q2 2013.
12/31/2013
Water is one of our most precious resources. For commercial properties, it is also one of the least managed.
12/30/2013
The final step of the Energy Independence and Security Act takes effect January 1, 2014, which means that incandescent 40- and 60-watt bulbs can no longer be manufactured.
12/27/2013
As asthma rates continue to rise, the Healthy Building Network warns that new preventive strategies are needed to address this epidemic at its source.
12/24/2013
The milestone LEED certification for a commercial building has been awarded to the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters plant in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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