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  1. IT Retrofit = Energy Savings

    March 27, 2012 | 0 comments

    How often does software or the IT department come to mind when you think about energy efficiency? Most facilities managers picture major physical retrofits like adding insulation, upgrading HVAC systems or installing lighting controls when they picture ways to reduce energy.

    But, oftentimes, energy savings can be realized by simply making better use of the technology that’s already in place. (more…)

  2. Window Film Proven #1 Cost-Effective, Energy-Saving Solution

    March 22, 2012 | 4 comments

    Facilities managers are always on the hunt for cost-effective solutions that will save energy, time, and money. ConSol, a leading-edge research and energy consulting firm in California, has some new information that might make choosing the most cost-effective, energy-saving products for commercial buildings easier. (more…)

  3. The Hidden Benefits of Securing Your Building

    March 13, 2012 | 1 comment

    Security solutions provide peace of mind for facilities managers everywhere. But some components of a commercial building’s security program can also boost a facilities manager’s bottom line by providing benefits that go beyond providing a safer environment. (more…)

  4. Security Window Film: A Different Kind of Film Hero

    March 13, 2012 | 3 comments

    You’ve probably seen an adrenaline-filled action movie where the hero grabs a rope, swings into a window and crashes through to take down the bad guy. Hopefully, you don’t have any stunt men hurling themselves at your windows. But windows do come under attack from severe storms, earthquakes, high winds or maybe just a stray fastball from your neighbor’s kids. Security window film can help protect your windows and the people behind them. (more…)

  5. The Lowdown on LEED 2012

    March 8, 2012 | 0 comments

    With the changes LEED 2012 brings to the table for its projected November launch, the rating system wants to show how certified buildings actually save energy and water.

    Much has changed in the industry since LEED was first created in 2000. Some professionals now believe that points can be achieved too easily (and aren’t always representative of actual performance). For example, by installing a bike rack, a building with inefficient lighting and an outdated boiler can still earn points. And a lack of post-LEED-certification reporting requirements means there aren’t penalties for neglecting to use newly installed systems to achieve efficiency. (more…)