High Performance Buildings Blog

Federal Judge Overturns Fracking Rules

Beau Walker June 27, 2016 03:38 PM

On June 21, U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not have the authority to create new rules and regulate hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on...

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Don’t lose your Cool – Chart your path to Summer Savings

June 20, 2016 03:16 PM

From small improvement projects to large energy strategies, there are steps you can take to reduce costs during the summer months, transforming your building into an asset that can make you more profitable...

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Beat the Heat – Make sure your Building is Summer-Ready

June 13, 2016 05:49 PM

We all know it is coming, but somehow it still sneaks up on us. Summer. It brings hotter temperatures, severe weather, and greater demand on building systems and the bottom line. Commercial customers typically pay...

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Made in the Shade — How to prepare for the hottest months of the year

June 6, 2016 04:46 PM

Summer brings hotter temperatures — and higher energy bills. Energy costs for commercial buildings can run up to 35 percent higher in the hottest months of summer compared to other months of the year...

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PJM Committee Advances Electricity Capacity Market Proposals

Jason Willan April 4, 2016 06:19 PM

Last month, the PJM Interconnection's Market Implementation Committee advanced proposals related to capacity performance, agreeing to add three items to the list of parameters by which a resource’s schedule might be limited.

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