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Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.

Does your building pass the comfort test?

Does your building pass the comfort test?

Occupants forever too hot or too cold? New test can help find the problem and help people chill.

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars has already reduced water use by 21% and diverted 41% of waste from landfills.

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

BIPV products deliver savings in materials and utility costs, reduce a building's carbon footprint, and may add another layer of architectural appeal.

Wynn casino bets on a sure thing: solar power

Wynn casino bets on a sure thing: solar power

The solar facility proves that integrating large-scale energy efficiency measures can benefit the bottom line while also enhancing the guest experience.

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

The program focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to enhance the city's liveability.

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Energy from renewable sources -- solar, wind, biofuels etc. -- can be used to offset power from the grid.

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

The sector faces a cumulative energy bill of $41 billion a year with diverse building types.

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

Partners are driving the adoption of new energy efficient equipment through targeted technology campaigns.

Standalone ice arena shoots and scores first LEED Platinum rating

Standalone ice arena shoots and scores first LEED Platinum rating

1,400 solar panels will generate 40% of the building’s electrical needs.

HVAC controls keep Galapagos tortoise eggs at just the right temperature

HVAC controls keep Galapagos tortoise eggs at just the right temperature

To control sex selection it is vital to ensure that tortoise eggs are incubated at the designated temperatures.

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

To get to 100 percent renewable energy for its own facilities, the company worked to set an example for others to follow.

High-rise wins energy contest with HVAC control upgrades

High-rise wins energy contest with HVAC control upgrades

New controls reduced tenant cooling requests from 25 to 30 calls per day to three to five per week.

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.

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