Content related to ‘infrastructure’
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.
Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing now.
Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.
In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience.
These are all critical investments in infrastructure that will create significant savings by preventing costly emergency repairs in the future and maintaining America’s public buildings.
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. This year, there is little to celebrate once again, as the overall grade rises from D (in 2009) to D+ (in 2013).
A large financial institution in a green, 10-story office building used high-performance cabling made from alternative materials to reduce impact on environment; advanced network infrastructure also increased performance and flexibility.
Is there any new approach to infrastructure that hasn’t already been tried? A trampoline! At Russia’s Archstoyanie festival, that was the answer delivered by the Estonian architectural studio, Salto.
Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building preparedness.
“A Path to Achieving Higher Building Performance” assesses specific building improvements and identifies the best performing solutions.