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New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 23, 2013)

In a competition in which more than 3,000 buildings across the country went head-to-head to see which one could reduce its energy use the most over the course of one year, buildings located in New England states made significant strides on energy savings. Building managers made smart energy conservation decisions in areas including improvements in ...

Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia Open This Month

by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd  (Oct. 14, 2014)

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia open on 29 October at AsiaWorld-Expo with a wide range of green tech products, building materials and new innovations on show. A number of industry networking and knowledge-sharing events are scheduled to take place during the event which runs until 1 November. About ...

Building Energy Management System Market to 2020

by ReportsnReports  (Mar. 7, 2013)

This report provides in-depth analysis of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) market at global as well as at country level. Building Energy Management System (BEMS) is emerging as an important tool to minimize energy consumed by buildings. The BEMS is a system that can help building operators to monitor and control building systems. The ...

Building Technology Answers Global Energy Crisis

by Johnson Controls, Inc.  (Jan. 28, 2013)

Efforts to go green often focus on recycling and conserving water, but the biggest impact lies in buildings that consume 40 percent of the world's energy. The United Arab Emirates has some of the most sophisticated and spectacular buildings in the world. This degree of sophistication and comfort requires sizeable ...

EPA Honors Top Energy-Efficient Building Designs

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 18, 2012)

Today, at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention in Washington, DC, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized nearly 100 commercial building design projects submitted by 43 architecture firms that achieved Designed to Earn the Energy Star certification in the past year. Projects that receive Designed to Earn ...

Disclosing building energy use creates jobs

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 28, 2012)

In today's economy, finding a proven catalyst for job growth-one that comes with no taxpayer price tag-is cause for excitement. Better yet: a jobs catalyst that saves consumers and businesses money and benefits the environment. Two new reports from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) show how a new kind of energy policy is creating ...

Buildings offer greatest energy savings potential

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 12, 2011)

An online survey of 425 energy-related businesses, NGOs, academics, and national and local government officials from around the world concludes that buildings offer the greatest potential for energy efficiency (EE) at the national level. The survey, conducted by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) International ...

Seattle expands energy efficiency buildings program

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 22, 2011)

The City of Seattle is sending letters to the owners of 8,000 buildings this week informing them of its new building energy-efficiency program. The program aims to help building owners and managers reduce their energy costs through benchmarking - or measuring and rating a building's energy performance. By benchmarking, ...

IBM debuts expanded building energy management porfolio

by BusinessGreen  (Oct. 5, 2010)

IBM has unveiled a new package of software products designed to help businesses improve the environmental performance of their buildings by providing managers with more detailed information on how much energy they are using. The company announced it will install its first 'customer-ready' Smarter Building Solution at its headquarters in Armonk, ...

New systems for energy-efficient smart buildings

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 29, 2010)

IBM has announced plans to work with Tridium, Inc. to develop new technology and solutions that will allow companies to maximize efficiency of their new and existing buildings and facilities while keeping an eye on profits. Tridium, part of Honeywell"s Automation and Control Solutions group, is a global provider of software and embedded hardware ...

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