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Reducing the amount of solar energy will lessen the amount of air conditioning needed to battle the rising temperature associated with solar energy entering your building, as well as lessen the number of complaints you receive about the sun’s rays causing glare on computer screens and other surfaces.
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Have you seen what the structural steel industry can do? Attend a free SteelDay event near you on September 23 and experience it firsthand. Watch this video to see why you should attend the structural steel industry's largest educational and networking event. Hosted every September by AISC, its members and partners, SteelDay is an annual national event for AEC professionals, students and the public to explore the structural steel supply chain live.
A Zero Utility Bill Building
One zero utility bill university is boldly pursuing off-grid for electricity, water, and sewer.
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BEEP Seminar 1: Introduction to Energy Performance
This important course reviews the concepts of energy management, provides an update on deregulation, discusses why energy performance is important to building operators, quantifies the financial and environmental impact of energy management in commercial real estate, offers of no- and low-cost tips for operational adjustments, and identifies way to use energy performance as a competitive advantage in your market.
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Preparing a Building to Save Money on the Smart Grid
Electricity costs continue to rise and utility pricing models are changing rapidly. Real-time pricing programs have already been implemented in some states, and many utilities have programs allowing members to reduce their energy costs. Is your building ready to save money with strategies in place for demand-response and the smart grid?
New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium make a play for long-term energy conservation and sustainability.
How to use QR Codes
LEED, Liability, and You
BUILDINGS Looks at LEDs
BIM - The Intelligent Choice for O&M
2 Ways to Save with Reflective Roofing
Crush complaints and the competition with wireless thermal devices
4 Key Considerations for Demountables
10 Tips to Safeguard Your Master Key
Selecting the Right Entry Door
3 Strategies for Surveillance
Learn to Select the Right Insulation
3 Steps to a Cost Effective Energy Plan
7 Contractor Tips You Don't Want to Miss
Eliminate Pests at the Source
BOMI International education is proven to pay big rewards. Find out more at www.bomi.org.
Facility managers seeking high-performance products have two new options from Sherwin-Williams: Loxon XP® Zero VOC masonry coating and Multi-Purpose Zero VOC latex primer.
Spot Coolers commercial portable heating & cooling. Nationwide Emergency
service 24/7. Your source for portable air conditioning rentals and sales.
Dorlen products has three main product lines: Water Alert, Water Alert Sensor Cable and Ceiling Guard. Catalogs, Specifications and Pricing are available in .pdf form at our website.
Need portable cooling for data centers, offices & more? Atlas Sales & Rentals is on call 24/7 from locations nationwide. Fast service, competitive prices.
LEED CERTIFICATION is the best way to ensure that your buildings are as environmentally friendly as possible! Also, did you know that contractors must receive EPA Lead Certification in order to work on pre-1978 homes? Visit greenedu.com to learn more.
Build a BASYS™ sensor faucet with Sloan’s online configurator. Choose the right model based on style, power/sensor type and many advanced features.
Seesmart’s LED lamps and fixtures provide superior lighting quality and a rapid ROI. Over 500 products available for interior and exterior retrofits.
Connectrac’s floor wireway systems are more subtle and powerful than ever.
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