Using BIRDS to Save on Energy Costs at Your Facility

Using BIRDS to Save on Energy Costs at Your Facility

November 18, 2014


Over the past year, we’ve featured a number of posts that offer new ways for facilities managers to lower energy costs at their buildings, from ASHRAE’s bEQ program to using Smart Grid technology. Saving energy remains vitally important. The U.S. …

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Managing Plug Loads Saves on Energy Costs at Your Facility

Managing Plug Loads Saves on Energy Costs at Your Facility

August 28, 2014


Sometimes, it’s the smallest things that can make the biggest differences between a positive or negative line item on a facility manager’s operations budget. Take, for example, the unobtrusive plug load. It’s defined as energy used by electric equipment powered …

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Manage Your Facility's Electrical Needs Wisely With Smart Grid Technology

Categorized: Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency ROI Driving Hospital Facilities to Cut Costs

Energy Efficiency ROI Driving Hospital Facilities to Cut Costs

January 22, 2014


Building managers are increasingly turning to energy efficiency to cut fixed costs at healthcare facilities across the country. Recent studies show that the return on investment (ROI) from energy efficient technology, HVAC systems and lighting drives many in the industry …

Categorized: Energy Efficiency