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New Energy Efficiency Standards Issued for Rooftop Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2015—Energy efficiency standards issued today for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps---which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy---will benefit businesses,…

Three Trends Shaping State and Local Contracting

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

A new report from Onvia reviews the motivations of government agencies to prioritize procurement efficiencies and innovative technologies in 2015. Innovative…

Steam Heat Fixes to NYC Apartments Could Save Owners Nearly $150 Million Annually

November 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2015—Energy efficiency upgrades to the steam heating systems found in the vast majority of New York City apartments could save building…

AECOM Chosen to Lead the Heat Infrastructure Development Project

November 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Loughborough, Nov. 19, 2015—The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced that AECOM will lead its Heat Infrastructure Development project. The £500k project lasting approximately 12 months will seek to identify the innovative solutions needed to…

Bluesky Aerial Thermal Map Helps Keep Herefordshire Residents Warm

November 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Surveying/Mapping

Leicestershire, UK, Nov. 19, 2015—An aerial thermal survey to assess heat loss from homes is being used by Herefordshire Council to raise awareness of poor home energy efficiency, reduce fuel poverty and support vulnerable residents. The survey by aerial…

Trimble Enhances its Fleet Management Suite with Asset Tracking for Field Service Organizations

October 16, 2015 - in Products

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of Trimble Asset Tracking, a flexible solution that offers complete visibility into the location and utilization of portable assets from a convenient portal. An enhancement…

City of Hamilton Recognized for Increasing Efficiency Using Geospatial Technology

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2015 – The City of Hamilton’s corporate culture is built on courageous change, collective ownership, sensational service and empowered employees. The City fosters this culture with the help of technology. Since adopting ArcGIS, Esri’s…

EPA Recognizes WaterSense 2015 Partners of the Year

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the 2015 WaterSense award winners for creating, rebating, communicating and educating consumers about WaterSense-labeled products, homes and programs. These 17 winners and more than…

San Francisco Commercial Buildings Achieve Major Reduction in Energy Use

October 7, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

San Francisco, Oct. 5, 2015—Energy consumption by commercial properties in San Francisco has declined significantly since 2011 after the implementation of San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, according to a new report…

Illuminating Above and Below: LiDAR and GPR Form a Dynamic Data-Collection Duo

September 30, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

Mobile mapping platforms that capture detailed 3D views of infrastructure with LiDAR sensors are on the rise as an accepted best practice, particularly for new projects that alter or add to existing infrastructure. The ability to survey and capture what exists…