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EU action to address the energy crisis

Get the latest updates from the European Commission's efforts to combat the energy crisis.

Three emergency measures for the European energy crisis

Three emergency measures for the European energy crisis

Immediate steps your facilities can take today to comply with reduced energy consumption and peak demand targets.

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Increase energy efficiency in buildings checklist

The checklist is intended as a support tool for the FM to implement short-term energy-saving measures. 

2022 Energy Crisis Impact Report

2022 Energy Crisis Impact Report

This report highlights key insights on what to expect in the coming months across the UK.

Energy is scarce. Let's not waste it.

Energy is scarce. Let's not waste it.

A collection of resources with tips and resources for both private households and companies created in Switzerland. 

Don't waste energy in companies

Don't waste energy in companies

Energy savings tips for services and industries prepared in Switzerland.

Perspectives: New ideas on energy management and corporate sustainability

Perspectives: New ideas on energy management and corporate sustainability

Explore this website from Schneider Electric containing information and data on the energy prices market, energy management and corporate sustainability.

Sustainable certified buildings: 2022 analysis

Sustainable certified buildings: 2022 analysis

An analysis of sustainable certified buildings contained in the database of certified buildings run by PLGBC (Poland). 

Energie Schweiz resources

Energie Schweiz resources

A vast collection of informational materials and documents to address energy optimization. 

Electricity prices in Switzerland

Electricity prices in Switzerland

Explore this interactive map containing detailed prices analyses by cantons, communes and network operators.

Future energy prices in Spain

Future energy prices in Spain

This website provides estimations on future energy prices in Spain up to the year 2032. It also provides newsletters with information regarding energy.

Gas supply and prices in Germany

Gas supply and prices in Germany

Information and data on current gas supply and prices in Germany throughout the year 2022.

Data collection on energy saving measures in EU Member States

Data collection on energy saving measures in EU Member States

A comprehensive report with mandatory and voluntary energy saving measures required by European countries. It includes a summary of the national saving measures for households, enterprises and public administrations based on data collection.

Polish Power System Map

Polish Power System Map

Understand the current situation in the Polish Power System - load, peak hours, and energy prices. It also shows cross-border electricity exchange (export and import volumes), and the Ukrainian power system has been connected to the Polish power system.

How energy analytics can help address the European energy crisis

How energy analytics can help address the European energy crisis

The battle to overcome the energy crisis is far from over. Organizations must use every strategy and tool available to help meet the European Commission’s energy reduction proposals, comply with local regulations, and keep operational costs under control through this winter and beyond. Energy efficiency is the only means to overcome this challenge, and fortunately, proven solutions are available today.

How FMs can lead net-zero carbon journey

How FMs can lead net-zero carbon journey

The world is now experiencing the convergence of two major crises. The first is the climate crisis, for which most countries are committing to net-zero carbon by 2050. The second is the global energy crisis, with skyrocketing electricity prices having repercussions around the globe. FMs are in a unique position to help lead the net-zero effort for their organizations. This blog will show you how to get started.


Additional Resources


Winter Preparedness Checklist

Use this winter preparedness checklist to properly maintain your facility's cooling and heating systems, extend the life of your HVAC equipment and save yourself from costly repairs.

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12 Tips for Heating Best Practices

Facility managers and executives continuously look for sustainable solutions to reduce energy usage and lower overall spending. The 12 best practice recommendations are simple, cost-effective solutions that can be easily applied by the site facility management team or a subcontractor. Implementing these practices will enable the facility team to supplement the energy goals by reducing energy waste, improving energy efficiency, and preventing costly equipment failures and repairs.

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Preparing a Facility for Winter

FMs are provided checklists for properly managing and maintaining their cooling and heating systems in order to ensure efficient operations, tenant comfort, reduced repair costs, and extend the lifespan of their equipment.

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Weathering the Winter: Tips for Maintaining Your Fire Protection System

Castle provides specific steps FMs can take to ensure fire protection systems will function properly during cold temperatures, thereby securing the full safety of the property.

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Control Consumption and Costs with Active Energy Management

Energy can be the third largest expense for organizations, but the active management of energy consumption using industry best practices and technology is a proven method for maximizing asset efficiency while significantly cutting energy costs.

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Sustainability How-to Guide: No-cost/Low-cost Energy Savings Guide

The guide reveals the top four energy consumption pitfalls (equipment scheduling, sensor error, simultaneous heating and cooling and outside air usage) and provides instructions to combat each with varying no-cost/low-cost solutions.

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Decarbonization Video Series

This video blog series highlights the important work of our carbon reduction partners, who share takeaways, best practices, and actionable steps you can use today to reduce carbon emissions in your buildings and plants.

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Smarter Buildings through Integrated Facility Management

Learn how to use an integrated facility management program to understand the facility infrastructure, define objectives, develop a plan that is informed by the budget and integrate that plan for a smarter building with a reduced carbon footprint.

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Clean Indoor Air Sustainability and Energy Savings: Yes You Can Have It All

An explanation of clean indoor air sustainability as achieved through the principles of impingement, interception and diffusion, with advice on filter efficiency and life cycle cost.

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Sustainable FM Getting Started

The basics of sustainable facility management, including an outline of essential strategies and tools paired with case studies illustrating successful sustainability in practice.

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Your FM Sustainability Guide for the Modern Enterprise

Sustainability in every industry is important to help protect our current environment and promote a clean, safe, and energy-efficient environment for future generations. Facilities management (FM) plays a crucial role in the future of the modern workforce, impacting every aspect from construction and planning to sustainable maintenance. Here, SCLogic provides a detailed guide on how to ensure your ESG goals are met.

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FM Performance Analytics: A Systematic Means to Develop an Effective FM Strategy

To achieve a high-performance building requires the organization to modify or upgrade building systems to improve efficiency and save money. This presentation takes the position that is critical to focus on FM in the same was as on the facility itself, to evaluate and enhance the organizations/people responsible for operating and maintaining all building systems. You must examine processes, functional relationships, tools, and how FM is organized to optimize return on investments of time, energy and resources. Analysis of FM operations against a backdrop of global best practices with systematic rating of key classifications provides a benchmark from which you measure change and growth in your organization. “Analytics” is the collective term for these activities and accomplishments. Understanding the current position empowers leaders in progressive organizations to create and grow superior FM Strategies aligned with the goals of the business. Gives an overview of FM organization evaluation and analytics in a scalable, repeatable and tunable process to reveal opportunities for the FM organization to establish and maintain superior performance.

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IFMA's Coronavirus Resource Center

Use this collection of essential coronavirus resources and education from IFMA to help you better prepare and manage your facilities and stay informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.