Industry News

09/09/2013
The Domino's location at 28 West Blackwell Street in Dover, NJ has completed the most energy efficient restaurant lighting retrofit in the world, according to Vanguard Energy Services NJ and Independence LED.
09/05/2013
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.
09/04/2013
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.
09/03/2013
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.
08/30/2013
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.
08/29/2013
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.
08/28/2013
According to a new report, the global real estate industry is making progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.
08/27/2013
United Nations conference sets ban on the popular material used for insulation panels in buildings.
08/26/2013
New online Green Sports Resource Directory can help teams, venues, and leagues save money and reduce carbon pollution.
08/23/2013
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.
08/22/2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products.
08/21/2013
New report by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) provides insight into price drop.
08/20/2013

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.

08/15/2013
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.
08/14/2013
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.
08/12/2013
Perceptions of cleanliness impact customer retention.
08/09/2013
Wind turbines that generate power close to where it will be used are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S.
08/05/2013
New pilot credit emphasizes ecofriendly furnishings.
07/30/2013
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.
07/24/2013
Solve stormwater issues with a new EPA tool.

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