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  • Building Technology Answers Global Energy Crisis

    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 ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Washing technologies eliver higher value building materials

    The introduction of new washing technologies to the Middle East has resulted in operators throughout the region enjoying increased revenues through the delivery of higher quality sand and aggregate products to the construction sector. This rise in material quality has helped operators to reduce waste and increase the efficiency of sand and aggregate washing plants throughout the region. The ...


    By CDEnviro

  • GSA Tests Innovative Building Technologies, Aims for Savings

    The U.S. General Services Administration released two new reports today as part of the Green Proving Ground program, unveiling technologies that reduce energy use in federal buildings and have significant savings potential if widely implemented. GSA works with the Department of Energy's National Laboratories to test the viability of energy efficient technologies that can be installed in buildings ...

  • Philippines - Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to design and build Manila Water`s sewage treatment plant

    OTV, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, in partnership with civil contractor Sta. Clara, have signed a US 62 million dollar contract to design and build Manila Water Company's Marikina North Sewage Treatment Plant. Located along the eastern part of Metro Manila, Marikina City is one of the progressive urban areas of Metro Manila. The project will be undertaken in line ...


  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to build US$1.3bn sea water desalination plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, a global water and wastewater treatment specialist, has been retained to construct a sea water desalination system for Albany, a $1.3 billion luxury resort community under development in The Bahamas. The desalination structure at Albany will contain two seawater reverse osmosis units that will irrigate the resort community’s 18-hole championship ...

  • Modern wastewater technology scores points for LEED certification of green buildings

    More and more customers require that the technology they install for water and wastewater treatment meets their LEED criteria (LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Category 2 certification requires that applicants for LEED certification supply details of water consumption and efficiency. Which is why the technology used for wastewater treatment is of major importance. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • 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

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...

  • Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana builds a sludge drying plant in Chongqing China

    Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana has been chosen by the city of Chongqing, China’s largest autonomous municipality, to build a sludge drying facility for its TangJiaTuo WWTP. The plant, consisting of three INNODRY® 2E sludge dryers, is another step in the municipal government’s efforts to protect the water environment in the Three Gorges Area. Once fully operational by the end of 2008, the plant ...

  • HIG builds a better future

    Vision The idea behind the various initiatives originated many years ago and got a "boost" from the crisis in 2008 and all the aftereffects that it caused in the financial, social, economic, and energy industries. Innovative and technological solutions are being sought after that contribute to current green developments and provide added incentive for everyone, anywhere in the world. ...

  • GSA Releases Latest Test Results for Innovative Building Technologies

     Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released three new reports as part of its Green Proving Ground program, which tests building technologies in real-world situations to evaluate their potential to save energy, water, and reduce utility costs. Through the Green Proving Ground, GSA is finding new ways that federal buildings across the nation can save taxpayer dollars, while ...

  • DOE announces more than $76 million for advanced energy-efficient building technologies and commercial building training programs

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced awards totaling more than $76 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support advanced energy-efficient building technology projects and the development of training programs for commercial building equipment technicians, building operators, and energy auditors. The 58 projects selected today will help make the nation"s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The business of building sustainable cities

    For the first time in human history, more than half the world's population now live in cities. By 2050 that percentage will rise to over 70 percent, and the social, economic, environmental challenges associated with this transformation will largely define how our societies evolve in the 21st Century. Equally challenging will be the task of mitigating the environmental impacts of mass ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • `Building Green` for environmental sustainability

    "Green building" is a term which refers to a better way of designing and constructing buildings in an environmental friendly way. Green buildings consume less energy and resources. With lower operating costs they provide opportunity for better return on investment. There is growing confidence that investment in Green Building and sustainable construction technologies not only make environmental ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Building Integrated Photovoltaics

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Building Integrated Photovoltaics ...


    By ReportLinker

  • GSA Transforms 1974 Building Into Top Performing Green Building

    Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the completion of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building renovation project in downtown Portland, Oregon. The 39-year-old facility is now a high-performing green building designed to be one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the country. U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer and representatives from the ...

  • Hyflux to build Lybian desalination plant

    Hyflux Ltd has been awarded a contract worth about USD100 million to carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works for a seawater desalination plant at Tobruk in northeastern Libya. The project is the first in the country for Hyflux. The contract was awarded by the General People's Committee for Utilities of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (the Ministry of ...

  • 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

  • Greening government buildings - leading by example

    From airport terminals in rural Canada, sky-high green roofs, to state-of-the-art buildings in urban centres, the Government of Canada is leading the way when it comes to sustainable building design. All over the country, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is finding innovative ways to green government operations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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