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Hospitals Stand to Gain the Most from the Internet of Things

Hospitals Stand to Gain the Most from the Internet of Things

Sensors, plants and waste heat: Adelaide hospital’s bid to be most energy-efficient When it comes to the power consumption of hospitals, the diagnosis isn’t pretty: they rate as the second most energy-intensive of all commercial buildings, behind only food service providers. As the places where our babies are delivered, our sick are treated and our

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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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California Expands Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Making strides for greater energy efficiency in California Intelligent Utility, November 18, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash Governor Jerry Brown, joined by a diverse group of utilities and industry partners, made history recently by signing into law California’s most ambitious climate goals to date. The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (also known as Senate

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The Benefits of Energy-Saving Technology for Landlords

Five ways landlords can keep tenants happy by using technology to help them save energy This is Money, May 11, 2015. Image credit: FirmBee From controlling lights through a mobile app, to investing in smart appliances that cut down on energy use and costs, there are a range of high-tech options on the market that

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Perceptions of Demand-side Management & “Smart” Technology

WHY PEOPLE DON’T TRUST ENERGY-SAVING GADGETS Futurity, May 4, 2015. Image credit: geralt People’s reluctance to share data about their energy use is likely to stand in the way of “smart” technology designed to promote energy efficiency, experts say. A study, published online in Nature Climate Change, finds that while more than half of people quizzed

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Shaheen Introduces the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act

SHAHEEN INTRODUCES BILL TO ENHANCE INNOVATION, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF NATION’S MANUFACTURERS Press Release, April 22, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act, legislation that would assist small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers in adopting what’s known as “smart manufacturing technologies.” Smart manufacturing combines information, technology

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