Energy

This section highlights ways to help manage energy consumption, including renewable forms of energy.

ARTICLES

Energy Department Invests More Than $10 Million for Efficient Lighting Research, Development

June 13, 2014
The Energy Department announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development.
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Operations/Management

4 Steps to a Successful Lighting Evaluation

May 9, 2014
Having a sound strategy and detailed information can lead to a greener facility and greater savings.
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The Importance of a Daylighting System

May 7, 2014
Energy savings are just the beginning of all the benefits that are available.
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Raising the Bar

Sustainability makes its case in a new University of Baltimore law school building
March 28, 2014
Campus administrators recognized the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center’s potential to have a transformative impact on much more than the program itself.
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Operations/Management

Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

March 17, 2014
A Pennsylvania school district acts proactively to save energy and increase educational opportunities.
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Applying Energy-Efficient Strategies to Research

March 5, 2014
A project team applies sustainable building standards to the strict safety guidelines of a Kentucky research lab.
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The Drive Toward Energy Efficiency

March 4, 2014
Cultural institutions, like the National Corvette Museum, are achieving energy efficiency goals through retrofits and pioneering use of new technologies, such as energy-efficient lighting upgrades.
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Hotel Continues Sustainability Efforts

Boston’s Westin Copley Place upgrades its HVAC system and reaps savings.
February 14, 2014
Excluding labor, energy is typically the highest cost that hoteliers face and is the single fastest-growing operating cost in the hospitality industry.
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Achieving Lofty Goals with Submeters

February 4, 2014
Electric submeters were used to measure and verify the Las Vegas Bonneville Transit Center’s energy consumption, helping it become LEED-NC Platinum certified just two years after opening.
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California Energy Code Regulation Spurs New Roofing Trends

The state’s energy code will shape decisions and impact the industry’s roofing trends for 2014 and the foreseeable future.
February 3, 2014
As residential developers and builders in California gear up to meet this year’s increased demand for housing, new changes in the state’s energy code will shape their decisions and impact the industry’s roofing trends for 2014 and the foreseeable future.
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.

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NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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EDC July 2014

2014 July

Check out some LEED-approved projects this month, including an upgrade from LEED Gold to LEED Platinum, LEED certification in Russia, and the Residential winner for the Excellence In Design Awards.
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