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Leading Design Firms Leverage the Latest BIM Advancement and Innovations to Deliver Higher-Performing Buildings

January 30, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Modeling

While addressing some of the world’s most inspiring design challenges, leading design firms look to innovations and advancements in BIM software and methodology to deliver higher-performing buildings while at the same time staying on schedule and within…

Construction Organizations Leverage Richness of Bentley i-models

January 15, 2015 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate, Modeling

Many industry-leading organizations have improved the efficiency of project delivery and construction workflows and demonstrated added value to owners…

Itron Shows How IoT is Changing Utilities

December 10, 2014 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects, Smart Cities

Itron will supply a powerful new communications platform designed to help improve the reliability and efficiency of a large power grid in Brazil. AES…

Demolition Planning as Part of Construction – Reuse and Recycling of Parts Improves the Eco-efficiency of Buildings

December 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

With good planning, it is possible to promote the reuse of construction and demolition waste and thereby both conserve the environment and save on material costs. In the future, it will be even more important to assess how buildings can reasonably be repaired…

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787 Tests Innovations for More Efficient Air Travel

November 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment, Transportation

SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2014—The Boeing [NYSE: BA] ecoDemonstrator 787 has begun flight testing more than 25 new technologies aimed at improving aviation's environmental performance through every phase of flight. The Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program accelerates…

Turner Survey on Green Buildings Shows Greater Focus on Benefits

October 21, 2014—Turner’s sixth Green Market Barometer reveals occupant wellbeing and water efficiency are rising in importance and energy efficiency remains the highest ranked benefit of green buildings. Key findings of Turner's 2014 Green Market Barometer…

EPA’s WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year Honored for Efficiency Efforts to Protect Nation’s Water Supply

October 10, 2014 - in Maintenance, People, Projects, Water

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the 2014 WaterSense Partners of the Year for their commitment to promoting water efficiency and strengthening the drought resiliency of communities across the country, during the…

City Utilities of Springfield Selects Silver Spring Networks for Smart Electricity, Gas and Water System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 25, 2014 — Silver Spring Networks, Inc. SSNI, -1.60% today announced that it has been selected for an advanced, multi-application smart grid deployment for City Utilities of Springfield, a community-owned…

1Spatial Joins The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) – Promoting The Development of Smart Water Technologies

September 4, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

1Spatial plc, the spatial big data company, has announced that it has joined The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), which promotes the use of data-driven technologies in water networks, making them smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. Accurate Geospatial…

Water And Beer: Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference In Grand Rapids October 21-23

September 4, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Supply, Water

Craft brewers meet in Grand Rapids, MI, next month for the sixth Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference, Oct. 21-22, with Tuesday evening tours at Founders Brewing Co., presentations Wednesday at Eberhard Center, Grand Valley State University Downtown Campus,…