Industry News




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.
07/18/2013
Cost declines and policy initiatives drive consumption of coal down.
07/15/2013
About to sign a new lease? Avoid unnecessary headaches and expense with these tips.
07/11/2013
How radiative cooling could transform commercial buildings.
07/09/2013
Upgrading hard-to-categorize power hogs could cut consumption by 40-50%.

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