This column takes a look at some of the cutting edge ideas associated with sustainable and high performance buildings.
Tackling the escalating issue of energy consumption and costs may take... [...]
While one size does not fit all facilities, this energy purchase strategy can be beneficial for... [...]
Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.... [...]
Think Tech Labs, provider of REthink, a real estate business management software has announced a new release of its REthink Commercial. Meanwhile, a new release of the firm’s residential software product coincides with the commercial release. “While we’ve added important new capabilities to REthink in these new releases, ultimately our emphasis was on platform and infrastructure enhancements,” said Tori Jordan,... [...]
Photo credit: University of Michigan The University of Michigan recently celebrated the opening of Mcity, the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. “We believe that this transformation to connected and automated mobility will be a game changer for safety, for efficiency, for energy, and for... [...]
In June 2015, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced that its 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellows had been deployed to organizations throughout the United States, Mexico, and China to begin the work of cutting costs and carbon emissions through improved energy management. Now in its eighth year, EDF Climate Corps pairs fellows—top graduate students from the nation’s leading universities—with companies, cities, schools,... [...]