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12/21/2011

BUILDINGS Best of 2011| Energy

 
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As facility managers and building owners look ahead toward the New Year, BUILDINGS takes a look back to some of our best energy offerings of 2011.  Explore the potential of BIM, PPAs, demand response, and energy management tips, guides, and webinars from the BUILDINGS 2011 energy lineup.

Should You Implement ISO 50001?

Will ISO 50001 be widely adopted?  Eric Woodroof examines the potential future of this energy management standard.

BIM – The Intelligent Choice for O&M

Building information modeling (BIM) has the power to create a better building, but did you know it can help you operate a better building too?

After the Energy Audit

Jennifer Woofter takes an in-depth look at the procedures and practices to follow after conducting an energy audit for maximum ROI.

How to Use Net Present Value (NPV) to Your Advantage

Most facility managers use “Simple Payback” to evaluate and prioritize projects for approval and implementation.  While this may work well for organizations that plan only for the short term, it may not be the best way to evaluate projects if you are thinking long term.

Energy Cost, Design, and Efficiency: Hurdles and the Future

Renewable energy faces challenges in affordability, but is technology poised to turn things around in 2012 and beyond?

Geoexchange Systems Drill Into Clean Energy

Are geoexchange systems a viable source of renewable energy?  Do geoexchange systems give solar panels and wind turbines a run for their ROI?

Net-Zero Energy Schools Pass the Test

Are net-zero schools really viable?

Sales Tax and Utility Rebates Can Yield Massive Savings

Beyond the federal tax benefits available, consultants and engineers often overlook the avoided sales tax (and other fees) that exist when energy saving projects are implemented.

How to Implement a Demand Response Plan

Implementation of demand response can be instrumental in assisting with day-to-day energy management

Smart Energy Expo

The Smart Energy Expo features a wide variety of webinars from 2011 that are available for viewing on demand, from smart metering strategies to solar investment planning.

 


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.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.


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.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.


 
09/29/2014

Academic achievement tied to responsible reporting habits

09/26/2014

Survey shows people more careful, less satisfied in public washrooms.

09/25/2014

A new study shows that switching natural gas for coal will not significantly reduce the amount of CO2 emissions being produced. 

09/24/2014

A new study shows the carbon emission reduction policies individual states have adopted are yielding results.

09/23/2014

A recent survey of industry professionals indicates that investment in energy efficiency projects will increase over the next year.

09/22/2014

Fort Carson in Colorado is well on its way to reaching the goal of net-zero energy by 2020. 

09/19/2014

New regulations from the DOE would improve commercial air conditioner efficiency by as much as 30%. 

09/18/2014

A new study suggests that the installed cost of photovoltaic solar power continues to drop in the U.S.

09/17/2014

A new technology developed at Rice University effectively deices glass surfaces while remaining transparent for radio frequency transmission.

09/16/2014

The USGBC and American Chemistry Council have put aside their differences to work together on new improvements to the LEED certification system. 

09/15/2014

Researchers have developed a new process to help cloud computing systems use less energy while continuing to provide high levels of data services.

09/12/2014

Researchers have found the main factors that influence the amount and type of building damage caused by various types of salts. 

09/11/2014

A new study has demonstrated that proactive ergonomic training can decrease worker discomfort and increase productivity. 

09/10/2014

The University of Utah has upgraded its historic Dumke Health Professions Education building to save an impressive 40% on energy costs.

09/09/2014

Hoping to build on LEED's success, PEER evaulates the performance and modernization of electric grids. 

09/08/2014

The USGBC has developed a new tool to help streamline the LEED certification process. 

09/05/2014

Researchers have developed a fluorescent lamp that emits Wi-Fi signals to allow connectivity throughout buildings.

09/04/2014

Tests show effective measures for reducing earthquake damage to computer servers. 

09/03/2014

Health costs drop by half as a result of environmental regulations.

09/02/2014

A new study challenges the idea that sparse workplaces produce happier, more productive employees.

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