MIT Produces a New Power-Efficient Converter for IoT Devices

MIT Introduces New Power-Efficient Converter for Reducing Power Consumption in IoT Devices All About Circuits, July 19, 2017 Energy efficiency in the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has become a critical concern for designers due to decreasing device sizes and limited energy storage capacities. The majority of IoT devices are usually deployed in hard-to-reach areas, or […]

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The IoT Could Ensure No Building is Left Behind

Urban innovation: Will the digitalization create sustainable cities? Huffington Post, October 31, 2016 Imagine a city. In the center, a brand-new supermarket has been equipped with digital solutions that constantly monitor the cooling systems’ performance to make more out of the energy used. Maybe a new skyscraper is popping up next door to the supermarket. […]

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City Planners Incorporate Cutting-Edge Smart Technologies

These smart cities are building infrastructures for the 23rd century Digital Trends, January 1, 2017 Currently more than 54 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. The United Nations projects this number will increase to 66 percent by 2050. As our cities become more populated, an increasingly uneven strain is placed on the overall infrastructure. To combat […]

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ACEEE Intelligent Efficiency: Aligning Electric, Gas, and Water Utility Goals

Jeff Perkins, ERS, for Zondits ACEEE held their third Intelligent Efficiency Conference in Austin from Dec 4‒6. This event is designed to focus on how information and communication technologies (ICT) have transformed our economy and revolutionized the relationship between economic production and energy consumption. I was on a panel that discussed how electric, gas, and […]

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The Constant Demand for Energy in Healthcare Facilities

The Facility Manager: Harnessing The Power of Big Data in Healthcare Panoramic Power, October 13, 2016 With a continuing and constant demand for high energy consumption in healthcare facilities, it might seem impossible to simply cut a percentage off the budget. After all, the electronic equipment peppered throughout healthcare facilities is far from frivolous – […]