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  • DOE Releases Federal Building Metering Guidance

    The Energy Policy Act of 2005 required the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish guidelines for agencies to meter their Federal buildings for electricity. DOE issued the guidance in February 2006. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 subsequently established that each agency shall provide equivalent metering of natural gas and steam (see 42 U.S.C. § 8253(e)). By the close ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Moisture meters can make all the difference during building investigations

    Moisture meters measure the percentage of water in materials. The technology used in them to locate water damage in buildings has advanced significantly over the last several years. The meters are not only used in building investigations, but also to determine if building materials are dry enough to be used in construction in the first place. Today there are many specialized moisture meters on ...


  • New Eaton meters help facility managers, building owners enhance energy efficiency

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced the launch of the Eaton Power Xpert Multi-Point meter, which is engineered to accurately track facility energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications including ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Hong Kong Water Supplies Department Selects Itron Water Metering Technology

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it will provide Hong Kong Water Supplies Department (WSD) with 400,000 highly accurate, residential water meters over a period of two years beginning in late 2011. The project is building on Hong Kong WSD’s water conservation objectives. As an island, Hong Kong faces limited water reserves and relies ...


    By Itron Inc

  • 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

  • CH2M HILL Receives 2 Design-Build Awards for Water Projects

    DENVER, November 2, 2007 - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, won two awards yesterday from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for outstanding project work using design-build delivery. The awards were presented at the Design-Build Conference in Dallas, Texas. CH2M HILL received awards for its work with the Southern Nevada Water Authority ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Spanish Utility EMASESA Extends Contract With Elster for Electronic Water Meters

    LUTON, England, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Spanish utility company, Empresa Metropolitana de Abastecimiento y Saneamiento de Aguas de Sevilla (EMASESA) has selected Elster to supply Y290 electronic hybrid water meters over the next 12 months.  ...


    By Elster Group

  • Itron Positions for Growth in China, Expands Heat and Water Meter Production in Suzhou

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it is strengthening its presence in China with the grand opening of its manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. Itron’s Suzhou factory supports three major product lines: residential water meters, industrial water meters and residential heat meters, supplying both Chinese and global markets. ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Itron Selected to Provide Advanced Metering Solution to Victoria State Water Utilities

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it has been selected to provide its advanced metering solution to Melbourne and regional water companies in the state of Victoria in Australia. The solution will help City West Water, South East Water, Yarra Valley Water and Barwon Water manage supply, optimize usage and conserve water resources. This contract ...


    By Itron Inc

  • The Installed Base of Smart Water Meters Will Surpass 153 Million by 2022

    Traditionally a conservative business, the water utility industry is being forced into change by growing demand, aging infrastructure, and tougher environmental targets. Smart water networks promise to help reduce non-revenue water losses, increase reliability, and improve operational efficiency. Smart water meters are a key component of smart water networks, but other monitoring and control ...

  • Solar system at the height of 111 meters

    Austrian technology brings energy efficiency to the tallest building in the Czech Republic: The AZ tower injects energy into the 400,000-inhabitant city of Brno in the Czech Republic. The soon-to-be tallest building in the Czech Republic will be completed in May 2013 and does not only impress with its unique shape and color, but also contributes Austrian technology for renewable energy production ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Self-Cleaning Buildings Thanks to Nanotechnology and Green Chemistry

    Green Earth Nano Science, Inc. nanotechnology solutions provider and global distributor of advanced photocatalyst* coatings, recently introduced its new easy to apply, green, environment friendly, transparent self-cleaning coating for exterior applications, distributed under brand 'Gens Nano'. GENS Nano is applied very easily on existing buildings or during manufacturing process. Coated ...

  • IWC Builds Largest GRP Tank for Uranium Mine

    IWC recently completed the construction of one of its largest ever glass-fibre reinforced plastics (GRP) tanks measuring 6 metres in diameter and 11 metres in height, capable of holding up to 254 000 litres. The length of the cylinder of this tank was set at 9 meters. IWC’s GRP manufacturing facility in Isando, Gauteng, can manufacture up to14 meters in a single filament wound process. The ...

  • Itron Advances Smart Gas Metering in Europe with New Modular Gas Meter

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it is launching a new smart gas meter platform that is designed to deliver smart meter functionality to the European market as smart meters are rolled-out in the coming years. Itron’s smart gas meter will help utilities measure and manage gas through accurate and detailed usage data, as well as reduce business costs by using capabilities, such ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Abengoa will build a new port terminal in Uruguay

    The contract exceeds $93 million. The development of engineering will begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded the construction of the new port terminal located in Capurro, Montevideo. This project aims at ...


    By Abengoa

  • Celerion Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

    Celerion, a premier provider of innovative early stage drug development solutions, announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Celerion is the ...

  • Vancouver adopts new Green Building Code

    Vancouver City Council has unanimously approved the Green Homes Program, a package of building by-law amendments and new requirements for one and two family dwellings that will make the Vancouver building code for low rise residential construction the most comprehensive green building code in North America. The cumulative effect of these changes not only will improve human health, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Making wind turbines builds career interest

    The wind turbine that Louis Solis and Jose Santistevan fashioned in about 20 minutes promptly registered a 5.1 on the voltage meter in their Denver West High School classroom, tops in the class. But Solis and Santistevan, both 17-year-old juniors, were determined they could do better. So, they bent and trimmed the balsa wood, flattened the angles on the blades, and tried again. They flipped on ...

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