Industry News




11/12/2013
This free app allows iPhone users to select an alternative fuel and find the 20 closest stations within a 30-mile radius.
11/11/2013
The report says what contributed to Massachusetts’ number one spotwhich it has held for three years in a rowis its continued commitment to energy efficiency under its Green Communities Act.
11/07/2013
IKEA, a home furnishings retailer, announced plans to double the current size of the rooftop solar array on its Maryland distribution center.
11/06/2013
A new data center energy efficiency certification is now available through Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Power Assure.
11/05/2013
The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has netted positive results, according to a report from the Building Owners and Managers Association International and Kingsley Associates.
11/01/2013
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10/31/2013
The San Francisco 49ers are one step closer to calling Levi’s Stadium home. Phase one of the solar installation at the stadium has been completed.
10/30/2013
Governors from eight states announced a new initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads within a dozen years.
10/29/2013
Newly published ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, contains several revisions aimed to help industry professionals better meet its requirements.
10/28/2013
A new online tool for free access to voluntary consensus standards that have been incorporated by reference (IBR) into federal laws and regulations has recently launched.
10/24/2013
Historic gains for efficiency in existing buildings are one of many updates that have been approved for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.
10/23/2013
With healthcare-associated infections still causing major problems for U.S. hospitals, cleanliness within patient care is a top priority.
10/22/2013
Facility managers are split – 43% believe they are responsible for the health of building occupants, while 40% say it’s up to the workers themselves.
10/18/2013
Scientists have developed a new way to generate enough electricity to power a mobile phone – and it’s “about as eco as you can get it." That product is urine.
10/17/2013
To better help those in the commercial building industry, the Buildings Owners and Managers Association International has created a list of essential tips for earthquake preparedness that building owners can share with tenants and personnel.
10/15/2013
Global investment in clean energy is down 14% from the previous quarter, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
10/14/2013
New report offers strong recommendations to promote building reuse in Los Angeles.
10/11/2013
San Francisco’s municipal building energy use is down 3.6% and carbon emissions are down 5.1% from 2011, according to San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s second annual Energy Benchmarking Report.
10/10/2013
The publication of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, is bringing major changes to requirements regarding building envelope, lighting, mechanical, and energy cost sections.
10/09/2013
While vacant office spaces continue to fill up at a slow pace, limited new construction could be the real driving force behind the decreased vacancy rate.

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