Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.
It's the end of Summer '09, and people are starting to get back to reality. Kids are going back to school, manufacturing is gearing up for a tenuous economic recovery, and engineers are doing what they do best--"MacGyver"-ing whatever they can to keep things chugging... [...]
The July 1, 2010 date marks the last step of a multi-step phase-out that began on July 1, 2005, the date when ballast manufacturers could no longer sell T12 magnetic ballasts for use in new fixtures with full wattage T12... [...]
While particle and gaseous contamination resulting from dust and dirt can lead to unexpected shutdowns of critical IT equipment, the connection between contamination and hardware failures is often... [...]
Dubbed Wireless Hollywood: Efficiency Through Innovation, the free outdoor Wi-Fi system will improve the efficiency of numerous city departments including Public Utilities, Police, Code Enforcement, and Building.... [...]
Credit: DocuSign, Inc. DocuSign, Inc. has released the latest version of its Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform and eSignature solution for real estate brokerages. Enhancements to DocuSign for Real Estate Plus, Broker Edition further position brokerages to improve agent performance, ensure compliance and data protection, and deliver a world-class client experience. The addition of new task management capabilities provides the... [...]
CBRE Group, Inc. has announced today that it has closed the acquisition of Johnson Controls, Inc.’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. GWS is a provider of enterprise facilities management solutions for global corporations and other large occupiers of commercial real estate. GWS had revenue of more than $3 billion in calendar year 2014. “This is a very exciting step for CBRE,” said Bob Sulentic, the... [...]
Commercial construction activity in California has risen to its highest level since 2001. Available financing, low cap rates, an increasingly high demand from technology, advertising, media and information companies, and a shortage of multi-family housing have sparked the industry boom. The outlook for the next three years, based on the most recent Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey, is for continued... [...]