Taco Introduces Clarity3 Building Automation System

Clarity3 by Taco Comfort Solutions is a simple, turnkey building automation system (BAS) designed entirely by experts who install and use these systems.

How the convergence of IoT and IAQ has influenced energy efficiency practices

How the convergence of IoT and IAQ has influenced energy efficiency practices

The premise is that commercial buildings should promote health, be cozy, convenient and support human productivity.

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

LEED for Cities provides cities with a framework for measuring and managing the performance of water consumption, energy use, human experience, waste and transportation.

Shaw Industries rolls out carbon neutral carpet manufacturing

Shaw Industries rolls out carbon neutral carpet manufacturing

Carbon neutral efforts included installing a 1 MW solar array atop its carpet tile manufacturing facility in Cartersville, Georgia, in 2013.

Rinnai adds Amazon Alexa integration to tankless water heater controls

Rinnai adds Amazon Alexa integration to tankless water heater controls

Commercial users such as restaurants and medical offices can control their water heating costs with the voice controls.

Smart lighting makes commercial installation easier

Smart lighting makes commercial installation easier

Simple Choice high bay lighting solutions are an ideal solution for large indoor spaces such as warehouses, factories and gymnasiums.

Artificial intelligence unlocks building system data

Artificial intelligence unlocks building system data

Half of the energy consumed by the built environment is wasted, which is completely unacceptable from both a sustainability and cost perspective.

New specifications future proof IoT lighting

New specifications future proof IoT lighting

IoT-Ready-compliant products will be able to utilize any networking protocol with all LED lighting and building control networks.

Smart lighting technology powers energy savings

Smart lighting technology powers energy savings

Connected technology is quickly becoming an expectation in all aspects of our lives.

Soccer stadium earns LEED certification

Soccer stadium earns LEED certification

It's likely to be an inspiration for energy efficient building of future stadiums, such as the facility being built for the Rams and Chargers.

Utilities can help support LEED ambitions

Utilities can help support LEED ambitions

LEED is guiding design teams to work early in the process to set energy targets and to study optimal system configurations for their designs. Beyond the prerequisite standard performance needed to achieve LEED certification, the Optimize Energy Performance credit affords...

3-D models help build energy data

3-D models help build energy data

As climate experts present an action plan to render Helsinki, Finland, carbon neutral by 2035, the city is using 3-D technology to help determine the energy efficiency of its structures. The effort is designed to compile all energy-related data on...

12 tips for making properties more water efficient

12 tips for making properties more water efficient

Millions of gallons of water are wasted every day in the United States. While several factors contribute to that waste, the two main issues are undetected leaks caused by an aging infrastructure and faulty irrigation systems/procedures incorporated by scores of...

Landmark Montana center lays foundation for sustainability education

Landmark Montana center lays foundation for sustainability education

An innovative educational center – and the first net-zero facility in Montana – is scheduled to open to coincide with Earth Day 2018. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Center for Sustainability and Entrepreneurship (CSE) is set for...

Benchmarking study reveals improvement opportunities to make Dubai malls more efficient

The average mall in Dubai consumes 73 percent more energy per square meter per year than a similar mall in the United States, a study by sustainability consultants in Dubai revealed. The Middle East’s first sustainability shopping mall benchmarking project...

Irish eyes smiling: Notre Dame earns LEED honor

Irish eyes smiling: Notre Dame earns LEED honor

A University of Notre Dame facility has earned a top environmental award. McCourtney Hall, a facility dedicated to research in the molecular sciences and engineering, received LEED gold certification, according to the school. The 220,000-square-foot building, which opened in 2016,...

Program helps beauty products packaging company put new face on energy efficiency

Program helps beauty products packaging company put new face on energy efficiency

Schneider Electric has teamed with Albéa to develop an integrated energy and carbon management program that will help bring efficiencies to the beauty and personal care packaging company’s global facilities. The collaboration’s goal is to boost energy savings some 15...

Detection, auditing help property managers save water

Detection, auditing help property managers save water

All pipes and fixtures deteriorate and decay with time. The older the system, the more vulnerable it is. Corrosion and rust accumulation, differential settlement, the wearing away of seals and fixtures, dislocation of joints, vibratory damage, blockage due to clogging...

Sustainable 'Smart City' grows in Thailand

Sustainable 'Smart City' grows in Thailand

When it launched in July 2015, WHIZDOM 101 in Bangkok, Thailand, was dubbed “The Great Good Place.” The project, officials said, represented a step into the future and was designed to be a one-stop world for a person’s every need,...

Report: Air quality monitoring system market to grow

Report: Air quality monitoring system market to grow

The global air quality monitoring system market (AQMS) is expected to grow at an annual rate of 4.6 percent, reaching a collective value of $4.9 billion by 2022, new research shows. That’s up from $3.92 billion in 2017, according to...

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