Blue metal roof on an industrial building.

Green Retrofitting, Part Two: Cool Metal Roofing

July 12, 2017


This is part two in an ongoing series that will explore ways in which facilities can affordably retrofit to recoup energy costs and help the environment. This month we are focusing on cool metal roofing.   Metal roofs have been …

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Futuristic office building

Green Retrofitting, Part One: Window Film

June 28, 2017


Get ready to have your mind blown. According to a study by the Electric Power Research Institute, energy-related expenditures costs companies $800 billion annually in the US. And what’s more, nearly 42% of heating and cooling energy is wasted. The …

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Save Negawatts With NBI's Retrofit Savings Estimator

Save Negawatts With NBI’s Retrofit Savings Estimator

June 12, 2015


A megawatt is a unit of power equal to 1 million watts, and, as a facilities manager, you’re constantly working on reducing them. However, you may not be aware of the negawatt, a term created by physicist Amory Lovins in …

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