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Houzz and The American Institute of Architects Enter Strategic Partnership

June 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Houzz, the world’s leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, today announced a strategic partnership to develop innovative technology initiatives to engage architects, deepen members’…

Can Cities Manage Disruptive Technology?

May 30, 2014 - in Maintenance

“More than ever in history, a successful city thrives on the kind of disruption new technology brings,” said New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio last…

EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners

April 2, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is presenting the 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards honoring nine projects from across the United…

ICMA and Esri Announce Plans for #LocalGov Technology Alliance in 2014

February 6, 2014 - in Announcement, Smart Cities

ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, and Esri, the premiere geo-spatial analytical software solution have teamed together for a second year of projects undertaken as part of the #LocalGov Technology Alliance. The Alliance seeks to engage…

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Hosts Conference To Explore the Technology, Policy, and Promise of Microgrids

October 3, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy

The Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute next week will host thought leaders from academia, industry, and the public sector to explore the technology, policies, and opportunities related to the large-scale deployment…

Australian Councils Declare Mapping as a Key Technology for Sustainable Cities

August 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Sustainable Australian cities must be built using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology according to the vast majority of the nation’s councils surveyed in a landmark study of local government. The 2013 GIS in Local Government Benchmark Study found…

Living Cities Partners with Louisville to Engage Disadvantaged Millennials

February 22, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Living Cities, a national collaborative of 22 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions that works to improve the lives of low-income people and the cities where they live, has selected Louisville as its partner city to explore new ways…

Making Smarter Cities By Making Smarter Systems

December 18, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The 2012 National Football League season is in full swing. And, each week flocks of fans head to stadiums around the country to cheer (or boo) for the home team--about 80,000 people per stadium. The unique challenge of stadiums, which are practically cities…

The FREE Choices Portfolio Provides Details of Available Energy and Technologie

December 2, 2012 - in Energy, Projects, Renewables

Cleaner and more energy efficient energy solutions, propelled by targeted EU policies, could transform today’s energy profile for rural communities, according to a White Paper on ‘Policy Recommendations for Sustainable Rural Communities in Europe’ released…

Repelling Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure Requires

October 17, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Last week U.S. defense secretary Leon Panetta warned that critical infrastructure such as power grids or chemical plants could be inactivated or destroyed by a cyber attack, and he pledged that the U.S. would "defend the nation in cyberspace" as it does on…