The building envelope, roofing, landscaping, parking lots, perimeter security, cladding, skylights, and other exterior architectural components are examined here.
This dynamic Knowledge Channel is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.... [...]
The system's infrared illumination setting boosts the effectiveness of night vision-capable CCTV... [...]
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat... [...]
The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® has released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) Version 3 (V3) covers the full life cycle of... [...]
An infographic from Enlighted, Inc., a provider of an advanced digital sensor and analytics platform to further smart building evolution, illustrates how plug load control can save energy and money. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% to 50% of U.S. commercial building electricity consumption can be attributed to plug loads. “General office and miscellaneous equipment like computers, monitors, printers, projectors, and TVs... [...]
Olympia Development of Michigan launched this week of a 24/7 live streaming webcam displaying construction of The District Detroit development as well as the new Detroit Events Center. A camera provides continuous live streaming video of the 12-acre events center construction site. This site includes the new Red Wings arena, as well as surrounding neighborhood-friendly office and retail buildings, the Via and a public piazza. The... [...]
IEEE will host the inaugural International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) in Guadalajara, Mexico October 25-28, 2015 at the Hilton Guadalajara. With a conference theme “Smarter Cities for Sustainability,” ISC2 will focus on solutions to fuel sustainable economic development in cities facing ever-changing factors such as population growth, climate change, and congestion. ISC2 provides a forum to exchange ideas and share best... [...]