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New Measuring System from Siemens Makes Power Consumption Transparent

March 1, 2016 - in Energy, Maintenance, Sensors

Siemens has developed a low-cost multichannel current measuring system for small and medium-sized companies. The modular system of type 7KT PAC1200 measures the energy consumption of up to 96 consumers and displays the data graphically via a web application.…

Nissan and Foster + Partners Reveal ‘Fuel Station of the Future’ Concept

Nissan and Foster + Partners today revealed a fully connected vision of the future of mobility at the 86th International Motor Show in Geneva. The landmark…

Berkeley Lab Scientists Developing Paint-on Coating for Energy Efficient Windows

February 26, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Renewal/Retrofit

It’s estimated that 10 percent of all the energy used in buildings in the U.S. can be attributed to window performance, costing building owners about…

Siemens and IBM Team on Cloud-based Building Energy Management Solutions

February 23, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

Today, the Siemens Buildings Technologies Division and IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced cloud-based solutions that will leverage Siemens' building expertise and IBM Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to maximize the potential of connected buildings and the data…

Pioneering Experimental Buildings of Werner Sobek Exposed

February 22, 2016 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Energy

A new book presents a comprehensive look at the pioneering experimental buildings that Werner Sobek has designed since the turn of the century. For more than 20 years, the architect and engineer from Stuttgart has investigated how we can devise a built environment…

Carbon Trust Creates 3D Wind Maps for Offshore Wind Farms

The Carbon Trust today announces the start of the world’s largest trial of scanning Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology which is taking place in Dublin Bay, Ireland. This is the latest Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) project designed to help reduce…

Siemens to Introduce New Version of its Desigo CC Building Management Platform

February 5, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Frankfurt, Feb. 5, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18, 2016 how commercial buildings can be comfortable while also offering economical operation. One of the highlights…

MWH Global Acquires Slayden Construction Group

January 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

The construction subsidiary of Broomfield-based MWH Global has acquired the Slayden Construction Group, based in Stayton, Ore. MWH made the acquisition in order to significantly expand its presence in the Pacific Northwest. Slayden, known for its work in renewable…

Education for Sustainability’s Sake

January 27, 2016 - in Buildings, Energy

By Jean Chui Energy efficiency and sustainability are at the heart of the philosophy on education of the United World College South East Asia (UWCSEA). From the facilities to its curriculum and student-led projects, the school made a big effort to green all…

Energy Harvesting via Smart Materials

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2016 -- Energy harvesting is emerging as a viable method for electronic devices to pull ambient energy from their surrounding environment and convert it into electrical energy for stored power. This coveted technology has the potential…