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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 10, 2017
This summer, representatives from the City of Nashville and the Department of Energy traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to honor Loews Hotels & Co. for its energy-efficient upgrades and retrofits at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Since 2015, the Vanderbilt hotel has improved its energy efficiency...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 04, 2017
The Smart Energy Analytics (SEA) Campaign encourages the use of commercially available Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) technologies and ongoing monitoring practices to help uncover energy-saving opportunities and improve building performance for the long run. With building...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 22, 2017
Stay tuned for more highlights from this year’s Better Buildings Summit Showcase Tours. Built in 1965, the Washington Hilton is a regular host to the White House Correspondents Dinner, the National Prayer Breakfast, and in recent years, the Better Buildings Summit! Hilton Worldwide, a flagship...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 12, 2017
The Hilton Austin Convention Center was a unique challenge for the Hilton team when it came to energy-saving upgrades; the space is a city-owned, mixed-use complex that contains the 801-room, 24-floor Hilton hotel, the Chamber of Commerce, 99 condos, and of course, a convention center. Mixed-use...
by Alison Berry, JDM Associates on Apr 27, 2017
Guests at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel will be able to sleep easier thanks to extensive energy efficiency upgrades behind the scenes. The hotel, located across the street from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, completed a retrofit of outdated facility equipment, including chillers, condenser pumps...