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  • Setting, controlling and monitoring building functions

    Siemens Building Technologies (BT) is expanding its Gamma instabus range with the following three new devices for setting and controlling electrical installation systems: the Gamma N 305 scenic lighting/event module, the modular N 512/11 switch actuator and the N 151 IP viewer.  With the N 305 module, the user can recall up to eight different scenes or eight event programs such as 'Presentation' ...

  • New publications from ESTA on BEMS, building controls and lighting controls

    Making the right choices on energy efficiency ID06 Understanding the Choices for Building Controls ID07 Operating BEMS: a practical guide to operating building energy management systems ID08 BRE: Selecting Lighting Controls Digest 498 - 2014 edition. While the importance of improved energy efficiency in buildings is widely ...

  • ENER-G building controls innovation shortlisted for industry award

    ENER-G Controls' E-MAGINE Building Energy Management System (BEMS) has been shortlisted for a Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Award. E-MAGINE is a finalist in the Technical Innovation of the Year (product) category, sponsored by Modern Building Services. The award winner will be announced on Thursday 9 May 2013 following assessment by an ...


    By ENER-G

  • Portsmouth to build higher level of treatment and control sewer overflows

    Under a recent settlement, the City of Portsmouth, N.H. will build better wastewater treatment and control sewer overflows. The agreement is filed as a consent decree in federal court because the City does not currently have the treatment facilities necessary to meet stringent limits in its waste water discharge permit. Also, much of the City’s sewer system is made up of a single set of pipes ...

  • Johnson Controls Announces Panoptix™ — A New Approach to Building Efficiency

    Johnson Controls, the global leader in building efficiency, announces the Panoptix solution, a new approach to building efficiency that makes it easier and more affordable for owners and operators of any size facility to achieve better building ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Johnson controls issues statement on President Obama`s better buildings initiative

    Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), a global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, issued the following statement today from C. David Myers, vice president and president, Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls, on President Obama's proposed Better Buildings Initiative: "We are very encouraged to see that the White House is focused on ...

  • ENER-G celebrates success in prestigious building controls awards

    ENER-G Controls is celebrating success in the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards. The company's E-MAGINE Building Energy Management System (BEMS) was a finalist in the Technical Innovation of the Year (product) category, sponsored by Modern Building Services. Steve ...


    By ENER-G

  • ‘Quietest’ building in the world opened

    The University of Bristol has opened its Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information. This highly distinctive, £11 million building provides state-of-the-art specialised laboratories where vibration and acoustic noise levels are among the lowest ever achieved, despite being located in the centre of Bristol. High-quality materials have been used throughout this unique structure, which also ...


  • Highlighting Building Safety

    This May, ASTM International is among the sponsors of Building Safety Month, as proclaimed by the International Code Council. According to the ICC website, “Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create and sustain safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for ...


    By ASTM International

  • India: green building equipment

    India’s construction sector is poised to grow at the rate of 15-20 per cent annually for the next two years. There was an estimated investment of USD 100 billion in the sector during 2004-2005 (March-April), with private sector contributing to over 32.7 per cent of this investment. The sector is likely to record higher growth in the coming years, due to the Government of India’s (GOI) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • France green building market

    Over the past few years there has been an increased interest for sustainable development and green building programs. Every year since 2001, a full week has been dedicated to promoting sustainable development and educating the public on environmental issues and solutions. Consensus around a need for change has steadily been growing culminating in a strong public opinion favoring government ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Seagulls - Autumn Property & Building Maintenance

    As autumn begins to draw closer you will have noticed that Seagull Breeding Season is over for this year. Strong anti-gull sentiment intensified over the summer when the gulls were associated with attacks on humans, including pensioners and young children. "Killer gulls" were blamed for the death of a Chihuahua dog in May, and a tortoise in August. All that remains ...

  • Build Your Plant`s Sustainability

    Reduce Your Plant’s Operating Fuel Costs by watching your P’s & Q’s: A plant tracked the products of combustion and the oxygen quotient (percent oxygen) in those POC’s to determine that lowering the oxygen (excess air rate) would result in reduced operating costs. Nacah Tech LLC completed a project to improve the fuel efficiency of the existing thermal ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Can you be comfortable in a green building?

    Building performance and its evaluation have earned increased attention in recent years, particularly relating to green buildings. Much of the emphasis has been on optimizing energy and resource efficiency. Despite the recent media buzz around the actual performance of LEED-certified buildings, surprisingly little attention is being paid to the human resource within buildings. Green buildings, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • The European market for eco-building products

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The European market for eco-building products ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Building on the Green Economy of New York

    The State of New York has launched a major initiative to attract jobs and economic growth by building on the core elements of the green economy and addressing climate related vulnerabilities made painfully evident during Hurricane Sandy. State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo outlined the plan in his 2013 State of the State Address last week. "New York is on its way, coming back stronger than ever ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • USGBC tackles building performance head on

    The U.S. Green Building Council has stepped up its commitment to improved building performance with the launch of the Building Performance Initiative. The Initiative will put in place a comprehensive data collection effort from all buildings that have achieved LEED certification; implement an appropriate analysis methodology of that data; and provide feedback to building owners so they have ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Green Building Materials Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Green Building Materials Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Green Building Trends in ‘11 and ‘12

    Green building has had its ups and downs lately. Many professionals complain about the USGBC’s LEED standards, ranging from it’s too expensive and difficult to get certification to it does not truly result in sustainability. The number of projects in the LEED pipeline has reportedly stagnated lately. Some have talked about putting out new competing standards or simpler ones that will ...


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