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New AVEVA Information Standards Manager Bridges the Gap Between Owner Operators and EPCs

Today AVEVA announced the launch of AVEVA Information Standards Manager (AVEVA ISM), a software product that enables both EPC contractors and asset Owner Operators to achieve greater control over critical engineering information across their projects and enterprises. …

Cisco Revamps their Own Facilities with Energy Efficiency in Mind

July 28, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

Cisco’s EnergyOps team is tasked with reducing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency at our offices, labs, and data centers worldwide.…

Aging Japanese Landmarks Pose Headaches Due to Seismic Retrofitting

When internationally renowned architect Kenzo Tange (1913-2005) designed the uniquely shaped Kagawa Prefectural Gym here, it was during a time well before…

Foster + Partners Competes for Gold at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow

Scotland’s SSE Hydro arena not only provides a world-class music arena for the city of Glasgow, but this key element of the regeneration of the Queen Anne’s dock area also provides an iconic building to form part of the bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.…

PenBay Solutions & City of New York Fire Department Win Esri SAG Award

July 16, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, and the City of New York Fire Department (FDNY) were selected out of 100,000 Esri clients worldwide to receive a 2014 Esri SAG Award. "It is my distinct pleasure…

Building a Basket in Brazil – The New Steel Structure Arena in Amazônia Came Together Efficiently

With clever use of Tekla’s BIM software, Martifer Construções improved productivity by 20% and efficiency by 30% while successfully meeting the tight construction deadlines of the Arena Amazônia in Manaus, Brazil, which is just one of the 10 world-class…

Siemens Unveils a New Software Platform for Building Energy Management

June 17, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Modeling, Products

The Siemens Building Technologies Division launches Advantage Navigator, a software platform which can track the long-term performance of a single building, entire physical campus, or virtual network of hundreds or even thousands of sites. The cloud-based…

Driving Public Awareness of Green Buildings

Through a partnership with the MIT Climate CoLab contest, the WorldGBC seeks your ideas to create public demand for green buildings that can meet the values of the occupants and empower the public to enter the conversation of how buildings are designed and…

AECOM Selects Trimble Software to Manage Global Construction Projects Across Markets

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that AECOM, one of the world's largest providers of professional, technical and management support services for transportation, facilities, environment, energy, water and government, will deploy several solutions from…

Frost & Sullivan Expects Sensor Technologies to Become an Integral Part of Buildings

Growing interest in energy conservation and reducing carbon dioxide emissions has encouraged research in energy-efficient buildings and stepped up the use of sensors in building applications. In fact, the construction of green buildings has become easier with…