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Scientists are developing smart-building materials that can regulate temperatures without air conditioning or heating, potentially cutting energy costs for commercial and industrial buildings.
A new report gives insight on how property owners can maximize their return from investing in green upgrades.
IBM wins a contract to develop and install monitoring systems for 50 to 100 of the federal government’s highest energy-consuming buildings. Will proving the technology with Uncle Sam boost...
Newcomer Seldera hopes to take the buiding automation market by storm with a system that requires no upfront cost and promises to slash energy costs by up to 20 percent.
Pike Research predicts the building energy efficiency market will grow in value to $103.5 billion in 2017.
The global hotel chain announced the 2010 results of its sustainability measurement system, finding significant cuts in energy use, emissions, waste and water use.
Siemens and the group Green Seal produced this free guide. It's intended for public housing authorities but can be used in any building, especially those with high-traffic areas.
General Motors' plans to install solar systems at dealers and offices, SAP's ice-based methord for saving energy and cooling air, and reseach on the use of the agave plant -- ingredient in tequila...
High upfront costs, long payback periods, lack of capital and a perceived risk and uneasiness over measuring energy savings are some of the major barriers to major investments in energy efficiency...
Carbon Trust guide says low-cost measures could save companies 20 percent on their energy bills.
Lights that copy daylight and concrete made with recycled materials are on the receiving end of grants from the Green Building Alliance.
Dr. Bob Sullivan, the pioneer of hot-aisle and cold-aisle data center cooling, talks about how a simple invention for using outside air in HVAC systems can turn conventional cooling on its ear.
The third edition of the Thermal Guidelines from the industry group is expected to raise the thermostat in the data center even further up from the 81 degrees recommended three years ago.
An energy efficiency Treasure Hunt finds inefficient lighting, fridges and air conditioning at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl.
Heading into the second day of Greenbuild, there's no shortage to the announcements coming out of companies taking part in the building industry's largest green conference and expo.
The newest Walmart Canada fresh and frozen food distribution center will be 60 percent more energy efficient that Walmart's other centers and will be topped by wind turbines and solar panels.
The company unveiled a number of new initiatives this week, as well as upgrades and expansions of its data center and building management solutions.
The 2010 EDF Climate Corps Fellows illustrate the power of energy efficiency with $350 million in reduced operating costs, 400,000 metric tons of annual greenhouse gas emissions avoided, and...
Most companies are so preoccupied with external factors, such as sales that contribute to top-line growth, that they often neglect operational improvements and energy efficiency -- two...