Archive http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en Trends Indicate Factories Going Green at ‘Remarkable Pace’ http://hpac.com/archive/trends-indicate-factories-going-green-remarkable-pace <div class="node-body article-body">Citing an article in Crain's Chicago Business and a new report by the U.S. Green Building Council, Sustainability Dashboard Tools LLC reports more factories and industrial locations in the United States are going green and doing so at a "remarkable pace."</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/trends-indicate-factories-going-green-remarkable-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/trends-indicate-factories-going-green-remarkable-pace#comments Archive Thu, 18 Aug 2016 03:10:00 +0000 28461 at http://hpac.com Nominations for Beyond Green Building and Community Awards Sought http://hpac.com/archive/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Building Sciences’ Sustainable Buildings Industry Council recently issued a call for entries for its 2016 Beyond Green High-Performance Building & Community Awards.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought#comments Archive Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:54:00 +0000 28441 at http://hpac.com Author, Journalist Sebastian Junger to Headline Greenbuild Plenary http://hpac.com/archive/author-journalist-sebastian-junger-headline-greenbuild-plenary <div class="node-body article-body">Internationally acclaimed author and journalist Sebastian Junger will headline the Greenbuild Plenary & Celebration Oct. 6 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/author-journalist-sebastian-junger-headline-greenbuild-plenary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/author-journalist-sebastian-junger-headline-greenbuild-plenary#comments Archive Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:02:00 +0000 28431 at http://hpac.com Energy Performance in Rating Programs Subject of Proposed Standard http://hpac.com/archive/energy-performance-rating-programs-subject-proposed-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Proposed ASHRAE Standard 214P, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program, is open for public comment until Sept. 19.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/energy-performance-rating-programs-subject-proposed-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/energy-performance-rating-programs-subject-proposed-standard#comments Archive Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:26:00 +0000 28421 at http://hpac.com Proposed ASHRAE/ACCA Energy-Audit Standard Open for Public Comment http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-ashraeacca-energy-audit-standard-open-public-comment-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Proposed ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits, is open for public comment until Sept. 19.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-ashraeacca-energy-audit-standard-open-public-comment-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-ashraeacca-energy-audit-standard-open-public-comment-0#comments Archive Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:51:00 +0000 28411 at http://hpac.com DBIA, SAME Release Report on Federal Project-Delivery Challenges http://hpac.com/archive/dbia-same-release-report-federal-project-delivery-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">The Design-Build Institute of America and the Society for American Military Engineers recently released a report detailing things that work well, challenges, and proposed solutions in federal project delivery from the perspective of owners.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/dbia-same-release-report-federal-project-delivery-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/dbia-same-release-report-federal-project-delivery-challenges#comments Archive Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:07:00 +0000 28371 at http://hpac.com Emerson Reaches Agreement to Sell Network Power to Platinum Equity http://hpac.com/archive/emerson-reaches-agreement-sell-network-power-platinum-equity <div class="node-body article-body">Emerson announced an agreement to sell Network Power, provider of critical-infrastructure technologies and life-cycle services for information- and communications-technology systems, to Platinum Equity and a group of co-investors.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/emerson-reaches-agreement-sell-network-power-platinum-equity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/emerson-reaches-agreement-sell-network-power-platinum-equity#comments Archive Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000 28191 at http://hpac.com 20-50% Energy Savings Expected With Industrial Refrigeration System http://hpac.com/archive/20-50-energy-savings-expected-industrial-refrigeration-system <div class="node-body article-body">A novel refrigeration system installed at a food manufacturing facility in Irvine, Calif., is expected to provide 20- to 50-percent energy savings and be less impactful to the environment.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/20-50-energy-savings-expected-industrial-refrigeration-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/20-50-energy-savings-expected-industrial-refrigeration-system#comments Archive Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:14:00 +0000 27981 at http://hpac.com Sustainable, Efficient Buildings Have Higher Rents, Happier Tenants http://hpac.com/archive/sustainable-efficient-buildings-have-higher-rents-happier-tenants <div class="node-body article-body">Citing a study undertaken by the University of Guelph, Sustainability Dashboard Tools LLC reports the more sustainable, efficient in their use of natural resources, and environmentally responsible buildings are, the higher their rents and occupancy rates and the more satisfied their tenants.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/sustainable-efficient-buildings-have-higher-rents-happier-tenants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/sustainable-efficient-buildings-have-higher-rents-happier-tenants#comments Archive Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:16:00 +0000 27961 at http://hpac.com Energy Dept. Announces $19 Million in Building-Efficiency Investments http://hpac.com/archive/energy-dept-announces-19-million-building-efficiency-investments <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Energy Department recently announced it is investing $19 million in advanced building technologies intended to lower utility bills, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and create jobs.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/energy-dept-announces-19-million-building-efficiency-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/energy-dept-announces-19-million-building-efficiency-investments#comments Archive Thu, 21 Jul 2016 01:46:00 +0000 27951 at http://hpac.com