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  • Energy monitoring system a world first for iCon building

    The award winning iCon environmental innovation centre in Daventry, UK, has become the first building in the world to have an innovative self-adjusting Wireless Building Monitoring System installed by energy management company, Seamless Sensing. The state-of-the-art £8.5m building, offers office accommodation and a supportive environment for firms working in green technologies and ...


    By RealWire

  • Masdar city chooses SoFi to monitor carbon in buildings

    Masdar City has selected PE INTERNATIONAL’s SoFi system to monitor carbon embodied in buildings for its ambitious project to construct one of the world’s most sustainable cities, the two companies announced today. Masdar City, one of the integrated units of Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted renewable energy company Masdar, has captured enormous worldwide interest by ...


    By thinkstep

  • Building for the future

    The public sector's ability to contribute to the UK's low-carbon and cost-effective economy through realising savings from non-domestic buildings. Viewpoint from Michael Ashcroft, Strategy Analyst, and Richard Rugg, Director, Carbon Trust Programmes. Recent debates about creating a low carbon economy in the UK have been dominated by how we should generate energy in the future. However, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

  • Eaton Energy monitoring and efficiency solutions reduce buildings’ energy costs and carbon footprint

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the launch of Power Xpert 200E gateway, an intelligent solution that collects energy usage data from meters, enabling customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy management goals, determine the effectiveness of energy management initiatives and reduce energy costs. The Power Xpert 200E gateway reports on energy usage at the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • IBM Smart Building Technology to Increase U.S. Federal Buildings Energy Efficiency

      WASHINGTON and ARMONK, N.Y., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded a contract to IBM (NYSE: IBM) to develop and install advanced smart building technology in 50 of the federal government's highest energy-consuming ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Building Energy Management System Market to 2020

    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 global market for Building Energy Management Systems ...


  • New systems for energy-efficient smart buildings

    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 that allows for integration and control of the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ABB cuts energy costs in Singapore buildings

    ABB i-bus is the most widely used building installation system in Singapore. It has the largest installed base across the entire range of building uses – offices, factories, hotels and resorts, universities and schools, apartments, villas and bungalows. Several of these installations have recently won best-performance awards for energy efficiency and environmental friendliness from the Singapore ...


    By ABB

  • ECO launches a new service with kWIQly: a remote energy audit of building portfolios

    ECO, a leading provider of high-intensity ultraviolet germicidal solutions for HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) will soon offer a new service to its clients: a remote analysis of building energy efficiency all without onsite visits or device installations. All this powered by kWIQly. kWIQly combines energy meter readings with independently sourced weather data, and using ...


    By E-CO

  • Energos gets green light to build GBP40m energy-from-waste plant

    Energy technology firm Energos has been given the green light to build its energy-from-waste facility at Knowsley, Merseyside. The £40 million facility will take two years to build and construction is expected to start in 2010. The plant will use gasification technology to turn non-recyclable municipal waste into electricity and gas. The electricity will be used to power 10,000 homes. A Knowsley ...

  • `Circle of inertia` to energy efficiency broken in commercial building sector

    Carbon Trust today announced that the UK’s first low-carbon commercial building has been awarded the new Low Carbon Workplace Standard and opens the door for more commercial buildings to follow suit and cut emissions. Investec Wealth and Investment Management (IWIN) passed the stretching requirements to achieve the Standard by making a 33% reduction in carbon emissions per person at its ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Online publication of real-time energy data for Defra’s headquarters buildings

    Real-time data on Defra’s energy usage at our London headquarters can now be viewed online to show exactly how much energy we are using. The online tool captures and displays real-time energy information with updates every five seconds providing an overview of the energy consumption, cost and carbon dioxide emissions. This approach ensures that Defra is transparent about the ...

  • EPA announces winners of first national building competition to save energy (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program has announced that Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) has won the first EPA National Building Competition. The competition, launched on April 27, 2010, challenged teams from 14 buildings across the country to measure their building’s energy use and reduce waste with help ...

  • How to accelerate energy efficiency in BC’s buildings: new report

    British Columbia could significantly speed up progress on achieving energy-efficient buildings and homes by adopting the more stringent approaches used by the “green leader” states of California (CA) and Massachusetts (MA), according to research from the University of Victoria-led Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). Buildings account for 29 per cent of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cloud-Based Solutions Offers New Ways for Buildings to Boost Energy Efficiency

    Redefining the way we use data, cloud computing has benefited enterprise and industry alike. As cloud-based technology moves into the realm of building energy management (BEMS) incorporating new dimensions to make buildings more energy-efficient, the market for BEMS will witness a complete shift. Innovative cloud-based solutions ...

  • Energy Department Invests $14 Million in Innovative Building Efficiency Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced up to $14 million in funding for 15 research and development projects to support technologies that will contribute to advancing early-stage, breakthrough energy-efficient solutions for buildings and homes. These projects will help building managers and homeowners reduce energy demand, save money and accelerate the deployment of clean energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Enecsys and SMTC Partner to Build Next-Generation Solar Energy Conversion Technology

    SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ: SMTX) (TSX: SMX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, and Enecsys Limited (www.enecsys.com), a premiere supplier of micro inverter products for the global solar market, announced today a partnership to produce Enecsys micro inverters for the Canadian market at SMTC's Markham facility located in York Region, Ontario. This enables ...


    By Marketwire

  • Milwaukee Showcases Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today recognized the city of Milwaukee, Wis., for its leadership in the Department’s Better Buildings Challenge – helping the city save on energy costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Milwaukee has pledged to reduce the energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • IBM Joins European Consortium to Build a Smart Grid Using Renewable Energy

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has joined a collaborative consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources, such as wind power, solar energy and biogas. Led by a European Union-funded consortium, the EcoGrid EU ...


    By IBM Corporation

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