It's time for the building industry to shift from develpment to maintenance, using a life cycle approach.
Post-Hurricane Sandy, building remediation became a necessity in many locations. Here's how to do it right.
Programs and policies rewarding the most efficient buildlngs can also have the effect of educating companies on their buildings' effects on the environment as well.
U.S. businesses have big opportunities in home lighting and heating, where CFLs, LEDs and heating oil-to-natural gas conversions are poised for growth.
IBM is partnering with Switzerland's largest retailer Migros, a local utility and the country's grid operator to test how companies can manage industrial power demand to optimize their use...
Despite a slow global economy, the air conditioning market grew by 13 percent last year.
During a heat wave or natural disaster, strain on the grid can cause power outages and disrupt operations. Protect your business by following these steps.
Key to success is reducing risk through technology guarantees, solid operating and maintenance agreements, long-term...
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.