Tag: LEED

LEED stands for green building leadership. LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe.

Reader Profile: Ian Peshel

Reader Profile: Ian Peshel

IAN PESHEL, CEM, MSE, believes the facility management position is viewed now more than ever as a way to help businesses increase bottom-line revenue. “They don’t want facilities to be just an expense,” says Peshel, director of facilities for City Furniture, a large south Florida-based furniture retailer with one million

A New Team of Horses

A New Team of Horses

Often, two technologies emerge more or less simultaneously, and then reinforce each other as mutually compatible technologies. In doing so, they can create a kind of synergy together and make one another more efficient, more cost-effective, more profitable, and more useful—like a pair of horses working together to pull a

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HUBBELL
CHANCE Soil Screw wall anchors provide predictable results with a cost-effective, proven system. Developed from technology used for tieback walls and foundations anchors, the Soil Screw technology has been successfully used for over 50 years. CHANCE products are engineered specifically to resist the installation stresses from the high torque applied

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

CxEnergy 2018 a Huge Success

CxEnergy 2018 a Huge Success

With record attendance of nearly 600 building commissioning, energy management and test & balance professionals, CxEnergy 2018 once again broke all previous marks. The record crowd was treated to the latest technologies by exhibitors, attended a wide array of educational sessions and workshops and enjoyed numerous networking opportunities. In addition,

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PAVEDRAIN LLC
The PaveDrain system is a patented, permeable paving surface designed with the joints between the blocks left open for an unprecedented infiltration rate (i.e., no rocks). Maintenance is accomplished with conventional street vacuuming equipment or the PaveDrain Vac Head. PaveDrain is ADA Compliant, HS-25 load rated, manufactured throughout the

Reader Profile: Eric Coffman

Reader Profile: Eric Coffman

As Office of Energy and Sustainability (OES) chief at Montgomery County Department of General Services, MD, it is the mission of Eric R. Coffman, CPM, CEM, CEP, LEED-AP, to ensure that the agency provides the best services with the smallest possible environmental footprint. And indeed it has under his leadership,

Guest Commentary: Smarter Schools

Guest Commentary: Smarter Schools

Students aren’t the only ones hitting the books on college campuses nationwide. In fact, colleges and universities are turning to new resources to tackle a steep learning curve when it comes to energy efficiency. With the various costs associated with maintaining facilities, colleges and universities must rethink energy practices to

VFD Technology

VFD Technology

Boosting energy efficiency remains a top goal of building owners across the country. And why not? Rising utility bills can cause a company’s bottom-line to plummet.

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