Energy Management

Title Abstract Publication Date
(On) Going Green. Cites the success of Oregon's Gresham-Barlow School District in saving energy. Thorough energy audit data was input into a software program, HVAC systems were audited, facility improvements were... 09/30/2006
11 Surprising Ways that Your Building Wastes Energy. Discusses energy consumption impact of appliances and electronics left on, dirty filters, dripping faucets, vending machine operation, night cleaning, dirty windows and skylights, uncoordinated... 02/01/2008
2001 Savings by Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards This honors design teams and their clients who worked together to make significant progress toward achieving award-winning design while pursuing high-performance building goals. Award winners include... 12/31/2000
2009 Energy Efficient IT Report: The Power of Prioritization. Surveys 752 IT professionals in U.S. organizations to study marketplace attitudes toward energy efficient IT, barriers to its adoption and what differentiates successful implementations. Detailed... 08/30/2009
30% Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings. Assists design teams in constructing energy-smart schools using off-the-shelf technology that can cut energy use 30 percent or more annually. It provides recommendations for various climate zones and... 12/31/2007
50 Green Strategies that Cost Less. Compilation of a list of 50 sustainable design strategies for school projects that are cost-effective, including overall concepts, community, site design, daylighting and windows, building shell,... 12/31/2006
50% Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings Guide provides a sensible approach to easily achieve advanced levels of energy savings in K-12 school buildings without having to resort to detailed calculations or analysis. Covers administrative... 09/30/2011
A Battle Worth Fighting. Proven Ways to Combat Rising Energy Costs. Outlines how to control rising energy costs by looking at available data, taking proper actions to eliminate wasteful practices, update antiquated systems and become more efficient. Then monitor the... 03/31/2012
A Better Way to Rate Green Buildings. Describes flawed procedures in how the energy use of LEED-certified is reported and that while LEED-certified buildings typically appear at first to be designed for energy efficiency, the typically... 12/31/2008
A Bright Spot on a Lackluster Year: Green Trends Point to Rosier Outlook for Educational Facilities in 2010. Describes trends in green school construction, including display of energy consumption in the school, energy labeling, Building Information Modeling (BIM), campus-style schools uniting services and... 03/31/2010
A Brighter Future for LED's. Describes progres in LED (light-emitting diode) illumination. These fixtures consume far less energy and last longer, but are still relatively expensive to produce and produce mixed results in... 10/31/2006
A Clear View. Discusses advantages of window film to school energy savings, how glass transfers heat, and how to select the right type of film for the type of windows being considered. 03/31/2009
A Client's Guide to Sustainable Schools: A Draft for Development. Describes principles of sustainable design and provides guidance for owners formulating a program for sustainable building, communicating the benefits of sustainability, working with design... 12/31/2003
A Combined Geothemal Heat Pump System - the Results After Two Years An installation consisting of an electric heat pump coupled to an underground thermal storage system and a combined heat and power unit has made spectacular energy savings possible for a secondary... 12/31/1998
A Good LEEDer Advises on ways to achieve LEED certification, explaining the six categories of assessment and listing typical ways to earn points in each. 03/31/2005
A Guide to Energy Efficient Refurbishment. Maintenance and Renewal in Educational Buildings. Building Bulletin 73. With little or relatively modest investment, schools being refurbished or undergoing maintenance can make disproportionately large gains in energy efficiency that can also result in large financial... 10/21/1991
A Model School Facility for Energy Building energy modeling predicts a facility's energy use and it can be a powerful tool for managing energy-reduction concepts for an institution. This describes energy modeling that can be... 08/31/2011
A Model School Facility for Energy (with Related Video) Explores energy modeling as a powerful tool for managing energy-reduction concepts for a school. Details different types of energy models that are developed at various stages of a project to provide... 08/31/2011
A Student Perspective on Greening Schools: Analysis of an Austin, Texas High School as a Model for Rethinking in Green. Presents a student's perspective on the necessity of green remodeling of existing schools. Austin's 1974 Lyndon Banes Johnson High School is described as an example where initial... 12/31/2007
A Sustainable and Holistic Approach to Design and Construction. Uses the North Carolina's Northern Guilford Middle School as an example of a high performance school that uses 43% less energy than a school of comparable size. Daylighting, solar hot water,... 04/30/2010
A Textbook Example: Why American Schools Must Go Green. Profiles a public/private partnership, assisted by grants, that enabled a Connecticut school to install a photovoltaic array on its roof at no cost to the district, while allowing immediate access to... 09/07/2010
A View to Safety. Describes glass films that improve impact resistance and can be retrofitted onto existing windows at significantly less cost than replacing the glass. Also described are solar films for use in... 11/30/2004
A Whole-Building Approach to Lighting and Energy Efficiency The Energy Star Buildings program assists school districts in reducing energy costs. Traditional and creative funding opportunities are outlined. For the voluntary program, the Environmental... 06/30/1997
AASA Fuel and Energy Snapshot Survey. Presents the responses to an eight-question fuel and energy survey that asked school superintendents about the effect of rising fuel and energy costs on their school districts. Ninety-nine percent of... 12/31/2007
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools, Displacement Ventilation Design Guide: K-12 Schools. Provides guidance concerning the use and implementation of displacement ventilation (DV) for K-12 schools. It serves architects, engineers, and educators seeking to understand why DV is beneficial,... 05/31/2006