FMLink Newsletter — Energy Management — October 26, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Energy Management — October 26, 2017

This Energy Management newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers energy management news from September 21 through October 25, 2017.


Massachusetts edges out California as #1 state for energy efficiency. Find out where your state ranks. (Surveys and Trends)

Saving energy: What role will IoT integration play as smart windows evolve? (Surveys and Trends)

Energy management—Making the most from available technologies and how to deal with increasing plug loads (How To » BOMI International)
The migration of energy management from the margins of the commercial buildings sector to the mainstream has produced even greater reductions in energy intensity.

Commercial real estate unplugged: a roundtable discussion on technology (Magazines » BOMA)
Evaluating and implementing the technology solutions available for today’s buildings

6 factors to leverage knowledge worker productivity (Magazines » FMJ)
How can workers who depend on information be as productive as possible, and what role can the physical environment play in this?

From maintenance to management: A case study in facility transformation (Magazines » FMJ)

How building monitoring can improve facility resilience (Sustainability » Linnean Solutions)
What you can do to be better prepared when natural disasters and other unexpected emergencies occur

Get tips from CaGBC’s retrofit strategy to cut emissions in half in large Canadian buildings (Products and Services » Publications)

Find out what draws companies to data center colocation services, and what keeps them away (Surveys and Trends)


Improve your data center maintenance and operations with unbiased research from Uptime Institute’s new group (Associations and Organizations)

Energy and water efficiency — find out how Willdan Group is helping California facilities meet state goals (Contract Awards)

Energy, sustainability, preventive maintenance — find out how Siemens’ new Digital Service Center can help customers proactively achieve goals (Products and Services » Services)

Reduce your energy usage and get paid for it! Con Edison is using an innovative incentive to motivate large buildings to cut peak energy use (Developments » Energy Management)

Energy from recycled landfill gas — just one of the reasons UNH earned the highest rating for campus sustainability (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Reducing energy costs — DOE reveals best practices of Better Plants awardees Harley-Davidson, Johnson Controls, Eastman (Developments » Energy Management)