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Louisville Parklands Project Gains Advantages from Wall System Specification

Creating a 21-mile long park system that encompasses more than 3,800 acres is no small task. But that’s just what 21st Century Parks set out to do in 2010. The Parklands is an extensive new park system in the Louisville, KY area that will include four major…

Grundfos Emphasizes Demand More From Your Pumps at 2014 Building Energy Summit

April 1, 2014 - in Corporate, Facility Management

This year’s Building Energy Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., on April 1 will set the stage for Grundfos’ steady drumbeat of Demand More from…

GRAPHISOFT Releases EcoDesigner STAR

January 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

GRAPHISOFT has announced the launch of EcoDesigner STAR, the first software that places standard-compliant energy analysis in the heart of the architect’s…

Driving Discipline and Rigor for Utility Asset Management

December 12, 2013 - in Energy, Interview

Spatial Business Systems (SBS) has been consulting with utility customers on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for more than ten years, with an eye toward systems engineering, business analysis and advanced integration solutions. The company…

London 2012 Velodrome: The Role of Simulation in the Design Process

December 9, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

The London 2012 velodrome achieved the environmental standards rating ‘BREEAM Excellent’ at the design stage. The article ‘London 2012 Velodrome – integrating advanced simulation into the design process’ by Harries, Brunelli and Rizos, published…

Could Sensors Help Green Roofs Grow?

November 28, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

Just as wireless sensor networks increasingly are helping building owners and tenants keep track on energy efficiency and water conservation inside, they are also at the center of several new research projects that aims to build a better understanding of their…

Autodesk Provides 3D Design in a Browser, an Industry First

November 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Products

Autodesk, Inc. customers will now be able to access Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max design tools via a web browser. For the first time ever, customers can access full-fledged 3D design, engineering and entertainment work…

Webinar Features Integration of Esri Location Analytics with Aon eSolutions’ RiskConsole

October 23, 2013 - in Uncategorized

Aon eSolutions, the client technology arm of Aon plc, announced it has integrated Esri Location Analytics into RiskConsole, a global risk management information system used by many of the world's leading corporations. One of the industry's leading risk management…

Digital Map Products Releases LandVision Commercial Update

October 22, 2013 - in Uncategorized

Digital Map Products is excited to announce the Fall 2013 release of LandVision Commercial. This new version includes several powerful new features including a mobile app, some major usability improvements, and performance enhancements. The LandVision user…

Workflow Review: Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Improves the Rules and Model-based Approach for a Transportation Infrastructure Project

There’s an ongoing transition taking place within the CAD/GIS/BIM software space, with accelerated convergence of functionalities and greater interoperability between these different foundational tools. Similarly, roles within the architecture, engineering…