Tag Archives: ENERGY STAR

EPA Updates Energy Star Tool to Support Greater Energy Efficiency in Hospitals

Improving the energy efficiency of America’s hospitals by 10 percent would save $740 million annually in energy bills EPA : Healthcare organizations spend $7.4 billion in energy costs each year. To improve energy efficiency, thousands of hospitals rely on the … MORE

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World Energy Engineering Congress 2011

AEE is very pleased to bring the WORLD ENERGY ENGINEERING CONGRESS (WEEC) to Chicago’s magnificent Navy Pier, taking place October 12-14, 2011. Now in its 34th year, the WEEC is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international … MORE

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Sustainable Momentum – What’s driving the shift toward greener properties?

Have green properties been more resilient through the downturn? Yes, according to a 2010 CB Richard Ellis study: 79 percent of owners surveyed believed that sustainable properties attract and retain tenants. The study, which defined green and sustainable buildings as … MORE

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Sustainable Lessons for Commercial Real Estate

National Real Estate Investor: Green buildings and sustainable construction continues to be the hot topic within commercial real estate circles. However, the recession slowed momentum a bit. Some cost-conscious owners and developers are reluctant to incur expensive green retrofits in … MORE

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Energy Star Industry Challenge Saves Money and Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Emissions

A new research survey shows that U.S. office buildings are lagging far behind in the move toward energy efficiency, with elevators being the primary deterrent. According to the report, surveyed workers spent a collective 33 years stuck in elevators during the past … MORE

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