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ETI Appoints Europe Economics to Develop Modelling Framework to Assess Economic Benefits of More Energy Efficient Buildings and Networks

February 19, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed economic consultancy, Europe Economics, to develop a software tool that will be used by the ETI and local authorities (LA) to assess the economic and social benefit of any energy efficiency improvements…

Advanced Sensors for Smart Buildings

December 10, 2013 - in Buildings, Corporate, Facility Management

With energy costs following a seemingly upward trajectory in many parts of the world and climate change on the political agenda, there is an ever-increasing…

BuildForward Capital Launches to Fund Energy Efficient Construction in New York City

October 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

BuildForward Capital LLC announced its launch of operations today, financing deeply energy efficient construction projects in the under-$5 million loan…

Silver Spring Networks Extends Smart City Infrastructure Platform with New LED Roadway Lighting Collaboration

April 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Silver Spring Networks, Inc.and LED Roadway Lighting, a leading designer and manufacturer of LED-based street and area lighting fixtures and control systems, announced a collaboration to deliver the market’s first networked, field swappable intelligent streetlight…

Bullitt Foundation Unveils a Self-Sustaining Office Building in Honor of Earth Day

April 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Facility Management

The Bullitt Foundation just opened the Bullitt Center on Earth Day, with designs to profoundly change the way buildings are designed and built. Denis Hayes realized that revolutionizing building practices could have a profound effect on energy consumption…

GRAPHISOFT Launches EcoDesigner STAR Public Beta

February 6, 2013 - in Facility Management

GRAPHISOFT has announced the launch of EcoDesigner STAR Public Beta, the first software that places standard-compliant energy analysis in the heart of the architects’ familiar BIM work environment. EcoDesigner STAR enables architects to design the most energy-efficient…

Military Rethinks Base Planning for Energy Efficiency, Walkability

May 22, 2012 - in Planning

At U.S. military installations, suburban-style sprawl is out and walkable communities are in, under new Defense Department planning guidelines. The guidelines, released Thursday, call for “compact development” that incorporates mass transit and a mix of…