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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 – […]

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Energy Management Solutions for Smart Factories and Green Buildings

Smart factory and green building solutions CAN Newsletter, September 26, 2016 Delta presented a spectrum of automation and energy management solutions with leading energy efficiency for smart factories, green buildings, renewable energy systems, EV charging networks, and more. At the Hanover Fair this year Delta has introduced and now offers the following solutions: Industrial automation […]

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EMIS Technologies Improve Overall Building Performance

Smart Energy Analytics Campaign to Help Buildings Achieve Greater Energy Efficiency ACHR News, October 19, 2016 A new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-led Smart Energy Analytics Campaign has been announced to encourage the use of energy-saving building analytics platforms — also known as energy management information system (EMIS) technologies — in commercial buildings nationwide, and refine best […]

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Setting the Foundation for Building2Grid

2016 Intelligent Buildings Survey Navigant Technology is changing the way building owners and facility executives manage commercial buildings. The proliferation of sensing, automation, and control devices, as well as software and services, underscores the transition in building management toward more strategic decision-making around cost containment, energy efficiency, sustainability, and occupant satisfaction. Several high-profile case studies […]