Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.
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The co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment) unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball last week at Hudson Scenic Studio in Yonkers, New York. The New Year’s Eve Ball is a 12 foot geodesic sphere, double the size of previous Balls, and weighs 11,875 pounds. Covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, the new Ball is capable of creating a... [...]
Current economic conditions will impact the data center in 2009. Emerson Network Power is offering some ideas to help facility... [...]
Technology is a key competitive advantage in the real estate industry, but there are too many to choose from and it can be hard to discern which ones are right for a commercial real estate team. To provide insight, Aquicore, a Washington, DC based provider of energy management and tenant billing software for large commercial and industrial portfolios, has created an eBook, titled Adopt Real Estate Technology To Increase Tenant Retention. Divided... [...]
Credit: Museum of the Future The world’s first fully functional 3D printed office is being created in Dubai. “This building will be a testimony to the efficiency and creativity of 3D printing technology, which we believe will play a major role in reshaping construction and design sectors,” said H.E Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister Of Cabinet Affairs and The Chairman of UAE National Innovation Committee. “We... [...]
Ben Crosby, CCIM, President at Crosby & Associates in Winter Haven, FL recognized that using drones, or small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), would be an inexpensive way to capture aerial video and photos for the thousands of acres of agricultural land that are the backbone of his firm’s commercial real estate business. But he thought the process to gain a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exemption was too onerous. However, when... [...]