Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability?


Source: The Guardian 5 May 2015
Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability?

With 1.25 billion people, India suffers from a level of resource scarcity beyond any other nation – but it’s making big moves in solar power.

What is the difference between cavity wall insulation and solid wall insulation?


Source: The Green Age 24 April 2015
What is the difference between cavity wall insulation and solid wall insulation?

This can be a little confusing, so let’s take a look at the two main types of insulation for your walls and when they are applicable.

A Comfortably Cool School In Vietnam without Air Conditioning


Source: Dezeen 23 April 2015 Featured
A Comfortably Cool School In Vietnam without Air Conditioning

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia won two awards at the World Architecture Festival last month and in this second interview he discusses...

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7 Opportunities for Green Buildings in China, According to Developers


Source: SustainableCities 23 April 2015
7 Opportunities for Green Buildings in China, According to Developers

China’s low-carbon future depends on green buildings, with nearly 2 billion square meters of new floor space added each year.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 22 April 2015
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 21 April 2015
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 21 April 2015
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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David Roberts - Co-founder, Droplet Online


Source: YouTube 20 April 2015 Featured
David Roberts - Co-founder, Droplet Online

David is an accomplished manager with over 10 years of project and programme management and senior director experience, involving...

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IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 16 April 2015
IBM end-to-end security for smart grids

The electric grid has been providing reliable electric energy fordecades. Comprising generation, transmission, and...

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The Total Economic Impact Of Smarter Planet Solutions: Case Study – Law Enforcement


Source: IBM 15 April 2015
The Total Economic Impact Of Smarter Planet Solutions: Case Study – Law Enforcement

In 2009, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact organizations can realize by deploying...

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Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city


Source: YouTube 14 April 2015
Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city

How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that...

Which type of roof is best in cold climates: solar, white or green?


Source: TreeHugger 10 April 2015
Which type of roof is best in cold climates: solar, white or green?

There are a variety of ways to make your building more sustainable and energy efficient, but the most discussed area to improve is the roof.

IBM Smarter Planet: Efficient Grid Models for a Smarter Planet


Source: YouTube 9 April 2015
IBM Smarter Planet: Efficient Grid Models for a Smarter Planet

Today, it's about using the flexible grid technology we have better to make way for cheap, reliable electricity for...

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Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 9 April 2015
Customer Focussed Utilities

Two recent IBM research reports, Plugging in the Consumer: Innovating Utility Business Models for the Future, and...

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Nanotechnology to improve energy efficiency


Source: Vimeo 2 April 2015 Featured
Nanotechnology to improve energy efficiency

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a nanocrystal material that could add a critical energy-saving dimension to...

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Where is the world's greenest city?


Source: The Guardian 2 April 2015
Where is the world's greenest city?

It’s easy to say we’d like our cities to be cleaner and greener. But what does that even mean? “Greenness” is a concept that’s hard to pin down.

New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help


Source: SustainableCities 1 April 2015
New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help

Recently, the USGBC Northern California Chapter and its partners hosted the 12th annual Water Conservation Showcase in San Francisco.

Watchdog urges reform of UK's 'failed' energy efficiency drive


Source: BusinessGreen 31 March 2015
Watchdog urges reform of UK's 'failed' energy efficiency drive

Millions of draughty homes are the result of the collective failure of successive governments to tackle energy efficiency, according to Which?.

Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 31 March 2015
Collaborating for a Smarter Grid

The world has seen significant political and economic change. The global financial crisis has put economic pressure on the energy and...

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Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?


Source: YouTube 26 March 2015
Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?

Cities -- dystopia or the best arena for human flourishing? Will all that is worst in city life dominate the future, or will technology allow us to...

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 23 March 2015
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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