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3D-Documentation Simplifies Facility Management

May 8, 2012 - in Facility Management, Projects

FARO announces new state-of-the-art 3D Documentation technology. Modern laser scanners such as the FARO Focus3D create three dimensional building documentation in conjunction with popular CAD-software – accurately and cost effectively. With up to a million…

Report – Transportation Strategies to Reduce U.S. Oil Consumption

A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future…

Ministry of Transportation Ontario to Standardize on Bentley’s Power InRoads as New Transportation Design Solution

May 8, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced…

Elster to Call for Smart Grid 'Security by Design' for Europe

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Security

Addressing delegates at Metering and Billing CRM Europe in the Netherlands, Frank Hyldmar, Executive Vice President, Elster Electricity International, will explore the crucial challenge of security in the Smart Grid. Ahead of the conference, Hyldmar, who…

Elster to Call for Smart Grid ‘Security by Design’ for Europe

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Security

Addressing delegates at Metering and Billing CRM Europe in the Netherlands, Frank Hyldmar, Executive Vice President, Elster Electricity International, will explore the crucial challenge of security in the Smart Grid. Ahead of the conference, Hyldmar, who…

Ecosystem Management Must Consider Human Impact Too

May 8, 2012 - in Environment, Planning, Projects

For a long time, ecologists have believed—and others accepted—that when it comes to whether a land mass is covered with forests or grasslands, climate controls the show. They thought that the amount of rain, temperature and frequency of wildfires determine…

Geographers Measure Impact of Urban Ecosystems

May 8, 2012 - in Environment, Modeling, Projects

A team of scientists has produced an innovative new study of the environmental impact of major urban ecosystems, published in the April issue of the journal Ecological Applications. The team includes Joseph P. McFadden and Jennifer Y. King, both of UC Santa…

City of Calgary Conducts an Energy Mapping Study

May 8, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Planning, Projects

In July of 2008, the Canadian Urban Institute partnered with Enermodal Engineering and Decision Economics Consulting Ltd. to undertake the Energy Mapping Study for the City of Calgary. The study provides direction to the City about which alternative building…

Bentley Announces Commercial Availability of AECOsim Energy Simulator and AECOsim Building Designer

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the immediate commercial availability of its new AECOsim Energy Simulator software and commercial availability in early Q1 2012 of its new AECOsim Building Designer software (currently in Bentley’s early adopter…

Autodesk Inventor Helps Bring Greater Energy Efficiency for Building Retrofits

Autodesk, Inc. has named UK-based Green Structures as Autodesk Inventor of the Month for December 2011, citing the company’s use of Autodesk Inventor software and a range of other Autodesk Digital Prototyping technology in transforming the way energy systems…