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03/11/2014
Through the DOE’s Building Energy Codes Program, every dollar the DOE has spent on building energy codes over the past two decades has resulted in $400 in energy cost savings.
03/07/2014
It is possible to harvest energy from Earth's thermal infrared emission into outer space, according to new research from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
03/05/2014
Is your building prepared to handle an emergency?
03/04/2014
NASCAR revealed five newly installed charging stations for employee use.
03/03/2014
In response to California’s worst drought on record, an overwhelming majority of voters favor strategies to stretch local water supplies, including recycling, rainwater harvesting, and efficiency measures, according to a new poll conducted on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
02/28/2014
The organizations released a letter urging the rejection of a proposal to repeal Section 433 of the Energy Independence and Security Act.
02/26/2014
Facility managers may want to take care while adjusting indoor lighting. According to new research, the way a room is lit can affect decision making, with bright light acting is a possible catalyst for more intense emotions.
02/21/2014
The study is the first of its kind.
02/18/2014
The state certified 171 projects.
02/17/2014
The collaborative is looking to improve energy efficiency in New York State buildings and spur economic growth in emerging technologies, bringing new and expanding businesses to the state.
02/13/2014
The mayors will be participating in the new City Energy Project, an initiative from the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute for Market.
02/12/2014
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has launched a database where users can source healthy and environmentally friendly products.
02/10/2014
A new report from IFMA, in conjunction with the CBRE Group, explores trends and opportunities throughout the FM profession.
02/05/2014
Recognized by the DOE as a Better Buildings Challenge leader, Los Angeles has pledged to reduce the energy use for 30 million square feet of city-owned and private buildings by 20% by 2020.
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.

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