Open the Window to an Efficiency Upgrade

March 14, 2011

Like all potential large investments, there are numerous considerations and calculations that go along with upgrading a building's windows to a more energy-efficient variety. Find out what you can do to calculate your upgrade equation.

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Globalcon March 30-31, 2011 Philadelphia, PA – Energy, Power, Facility Conference & Expo

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has teamed up the host, PGW, along with a powerful cross-section of cosponsors to present this industry conference and expo which addresses innovative energy management programs, distributed generation strategies, HVAC, building systems success stories, green buildings, the role of renewables, energy procurement updates, and more. GLOBALCON offers more training flexibility than ever before with a multi-track conference program, intensive seminars, and an energy, power, and facility management expo. Visit the GLOBALCON exposition and discover the latest strategies to reduce costs, upgrade equipment, and improve operational efficiency.

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LEED Volume Program Hits 500 Project Milestone
Since 2006, more than 500 building projects have been certified through the LEED Volume program, which streamlines the certification process for high-volume property owners and managers.
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Smart Sustainability Expo

Want to make smart (i.e., profitable) choices about sustainability? The Smart Sustainability Expo will provide tools that you can apply to building sites, energy, materials, maintenance, and indoor environmental quality. These smart tools will help you to make profitable decisions about green certification and to weigh upfront costs vs. lifecycle costs for sustainability projects.

Available now! Click here to register to attend one or all virtual, educational events.

Sessions include:
How Green Can Green Be? And How Do You Know?

The Transformation of Outdoor Lighting
Design for Maintenance: Using BIM as a FM Tool

Going Green by Saving Blue
Green Sweep: LEED-Certified Cleaning Practices

Boost Efficiency and Reliability via Cogeneration
Learn how combined heat and power can increase building efficiency.Click here for complete article …
A New Way to Fund Energy-Efficiency Projects
MESAs don't require landlord capital or increase operating expenses, they don't use cost recoveries, and they provide benefit without financial risk
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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?

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