ARC Webinar

ARC Webinar

June 17, 2013, 12:30 to 2pm EDT. This webinar is an introduction to the Advanced RTU Campaign and a review of strategies that businesses have used to implement high-efficiency RTU technology in their buildings. We will provide information on the energy and cost savings potential, additional benefits of joining the campaign, how to join, and what participants can expect from the campaign. The webinar also featured two case study examples of high efficiency technology that qualifies to participate in the campaign.

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CBC Webinar: “Procurement for High-Performance Buildings: RFP and Purchasing Innovations”

CBC Webinar: “Procurement for High-Performance Buildings: RFP and Purchasing Innovations”

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 2:00-3:00pm ET. Whether large or small, businesses and organizations can use their purchasing power to make cost-effective and energy-efficient decisions for their buildings. This webinar, hosted by the Commercial Buildings Consortium, will examine strategies and the business case for energy-efficient product and building procurement.

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Commercial Buildings Consortium Webinar: “Strategies and Technologies for Small and Medium Commercial Buildings”

Commercial Buildings Consortium Webinar: “Strategies and Technologies for Small and Medium Commercial Buildings”

January 8, 2013, 3:00pm ET According to research from New Buildings Institute, smaller buildings are a critical but largely underserved market for efficiency gains. Small and medium buildings (defined broadly as those less than 50,000 square feet) require simplified turnkey approaches that can deliver deep efficiency solutions while minimizing transaction costs and requiring little time or expertise from owners.

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ASHRAE and NASEO Hold Congressional Briefing on Net-Zero Energy Capable Schools

ASHRAE and NASEO Hold Congressional Briefing on Net-Zero Energy Capable Schools

On November 14, 2012, NASEO and ASHRAE hosted a High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC) briefing on "The Promise and Proof of Net-Zero Energy Schools" in Washington, D.C. The event highlighted the benefits that local communities and school districts gain from high-performance and zero-net energy capable schools, including reduced and stable energy and facility operating costs, improved stewardship of public resources, and enhanced facility resiliency.

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CBC Works to Inform Technology Deployment and Standards Development

CBC Works to Inform Technology Deployment and Standards Development

In the new fiscal year, the Commercial Buildings Consortium (CBC) will continue to work closely with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to tackle energy efficiency challenges in the commercial buildings industry. Using a broad-based, multi-sector, and collaborative approach, the CBC will specifically take on two new priority areas: supporting the deployment of commercial building technology specifications and helping to develop standards for defining buildings performance data.

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Spotlight on Valuation: Recognizing Energy Costs and Performance in Real Property Valuations

Spotlight on Valuation: Recognizing Energy Costs and Performance in Real Property Valuations

As green buildings have gone from the fringe to the mainstream, the market is not just welcoming green real estate but, in many places around the United States, demanding it. Why? There's the prestige and PR value of a LEED plaque or ENERGY STAR label, of course. But beyond that, a building's energy performance will have a major influence on its financial performance, too. Energy-efficient buildings can create significantly greater net income for owners than buildings that are not as efficient.

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