The Importance of Building Commissioning (Cx)

The Importance of Building Commissioning (Cx)

In the 2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency indicator survey, 72 percent of respondents have plans to increase investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. “Going Green” and “Environmentally Friendly” are no longer newsworthy, trending headlines. Now, there is a growing focus on how to achieve energy efficiency in the most cost-effective way. This is where commissioning (Cx) comes in to play. …

Energy Management 3 Steps to Sustainable Savings

Energy Management: 3 Steps to Sustainable Savings

In today’s commercial property management environment, it’s vital that facilities managers improve efficiency in order to comply with all applicable government regulations and to meet the fiscal targets set by property owners. Energy management strategies play a significant role in their ability to set efficiency targets, and maintain performance without creating a lot of overhead. So how can you set …

ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings

Energy Star: The Trusted Blue Label for Products and Buildings

By Megan Bozman Who hasn’t had the joyful task of shopping for a new refrigerator and seeing the “ENERGY STAR” labels? ENERGY STAR is described as, “a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.”

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5 Best Practices for Commercial Building Energy Management

It is estimated that the average commercial building wastes up to 30 percent of its energy on any given day. Considering the substantial monetary ramifications of excess energy consumption, this statistic illustrates the essential role that energy management must play in achieving acceptable ROI for commercial building owners.