Tag Archives: building energy efficiency

Fort Lauderdale Building Energy Efficiency

The green building movement is gaining more momentum with every passing year, as commercial building owners embrace the principle of building for a more sustainable future. Whether building a new facility or retrofitting an existing structure, the first issue building owners should address in the search for sustainability is the energy efficiency of their facilities. […]

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Retrofitting for Building Automation

The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ 2012 audit of energy found that the State of Florida has benefited from the investment of ARRA funds with emission reduction, energy savings, energy cost savings, and job creation and retention. “Some recipients, such as local governments, reported progress in energy savings in areas that involved building retrofits, equipment […]

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A Website for Buildings, Honestly – Honest Buildings

Really a website for buildings?  Yes, Honest Buildings is a brand new beta website that allows users to find and compare information, rating and reviews for every commercial or residential building in the U.S.  Search an address in one of 5,570 cities, and ratings on the building’s walkability, energy use, and LEED compliance shed light […]

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Incentives That Can Make Your Company Energy Efficient

Various state incentives have dramatically increased their business programs that are aimed at helping companies shift over to going green by reducing the use of conventional energy sources, which will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Such incentives will greatly help companies achieve their environmental effects. Buildings constructed  between 2006 and 2013, taking into account  the […]

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Energy Efficient Grants and Building Automation Provide Hope for Cities with Poor Energy Management

Urban cities with a high concentration of renting tenants tend to face a number of energy management and building energy efficiency problems. One such town plans to make a stronger move towards building automation and energy efficiency upgrades that not only decrease the amount of energy wasted, but helps lower the energy bills of tenants. […]

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