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On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the results of their Better Buildings, Better Plants program. Partners in the program worked with DOE experts to set energy efficiency goals and implement solutions. The DOE supports partners by providing technical expertise, connecting...

Commercial building stakeholders have been investing heavily in energy efficiency and cost effectiveness in their building systems. Their strategies focused on selecting HVAC equipment that delivered exactly what was needed, not more, to keep energy usage at a minimum while keeping equipment cost low. Like...

A major part of the workforce experimented with working remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessity of conducting business from a fixed location on a daily basis has been challenging. Many employees are beginning to expect employers to offer options to work from...

COVID-19 has been an unmitigated challenge for building Energy Managers worldwide because buildings were instantly empty due to work from home mandates. Faced with broader responsibilities, Energy Managers also find themselves the focus of the building occupant’s increased attention around health and safety. When occupants...

Heating and cooling represent around 65% of a building’s energy consumption. Strategies around heating and cooling play a major role in a building’s energy efficiency plan. Innovations in HVAC technology are providing solutions that can reduce energy consumption significantly and some equipment can also reduce...

Edison, New Jersey – August 18, 2020 – Building automation and energy services provider Albireo Energy, LLC (“Albireo Energy”) announced the addition of Automated Building Controls Specialist, LLC (“Automated Controls”) to its continually expanding national platform. This partnership expands Albireo Energy’s national presence while adding...

As the newest member of the C-suite, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is being tasked with finding solutions for legacy systems as well as discovering innovative solutions for new systems. With the advances in smart technology, the CIO is inundated with flashy, slick products that...

In a previous post, we focused on how the pandemic was increasing the general public’s awareness of Indoor Air Quality, and how building designers will begin to incorporate other healthy building practices more and more in their designs. Former strategies for maximizing density to squeeze...

In the fall of 2019, the Washington, DC Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) sent out its first Energy Benchmarking DC Scorecard. The Scorecard is a customized ranking of a building’s energy performance in comparison to similar buildings in the District. These scores are the...