IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 20 August 2014
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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Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 19 August 2014
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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100 ways to save energy in your home


Source: TheGreenAge 19 August 2014
100 ways to save energy in your home

So we sat round at TheGreenAge HQ the other day and came up with a challenge – to produce a list of 100 ways to save energy in the home...

This app looks like a building site for tradesmen


Source: The Telegraph 18 August 2014
This app looks like a building site for tradesmen

Until fairly recently, receiving a home quote from a UK builder entailed somebody who was working ‘between jobs’ arriving in the evening...

Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 18 August 2014
Customer Focussed Utilities

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

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Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision


Source: GreenBiz 18 August 2014
Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision

Whenever Andersen Corp. Chairman and CEO Jay Lund wants to refresh his commitment to sustainable business practices...

Manufacturers Slow to Adopt Smart Building Systems Despite Benefits


Source: Engineering.com 17 August 2014
Manufacturers Slow to Adopt Smart Building Systems Despite Benefits

North America is increasingly adopting smart building systems to achieve efficiencies and savings. However, researchers say manufacturers are...

Do sustainable buildings really cost more?


Source: GreenBiz 15 August 2014
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?

How much extra does it cost to fit out your office with all the latest green technologies? Environmentally friendly insulation, low-flush toilets...

SMART CITY EXPO 2015


Source: YouTube 15 August 2014
SMART CITY EXPO 2015

The innovative Expo 2015 Smart City of the future will turn every visit into a unique experience. Interactive systems in...

Sense and the City: More smart buildings go wireless


Source: SiliconAngle 15 August 2014
Sense and the City: More smart buildings go wireless

This week’s Smart City roundup features the massive growth of wireless control systems for buildings, a report that makes sense of the Internet of...

Innovations in Smart Buildings


Source: Texas Instruments 15 August 2014
Innovations in Smart Buildings

In this whiteboard video series, TI innovators address challenges such as energy efficiency and brainstorm innovative ways...

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 14 August 2014
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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How should we ventilate new homes in London?


Source: TheGreenAge 14 August 2014
How should we ventilate new homes in London?

As those of you living in the South East are no doubt aware, property prices are rising alarmingly rapidly (prices in London have risen by 18%...

David Roberts - Co-founder, Droplet Online


Source: YouTube 14 August 2014 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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Sustainable semantics: 'Global warming' vs. 'climate change'


Source: GreenBiz 13 August 2014
Sustainable semantics: 'Global warming' vs. 'climate change'

In sustainability communications, even synonyms can inspire vastly different reactions. Take “nature” and “environment”...

Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 13 August 2014
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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What will the house of the future be like? A new design competition hopes to find it.


Source: TreeHugger 13 August 2014
What will the house of the future be like? A new design competition hopes to find it.

There's an interesting design competition happening in Ontario, Canada right now, called House 2020: Student Ideas Competition for a Smart House...

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


Source: IBM 13 August 2014
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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PACE Lives! First Solar Breaks Efficiency Record; Jet Fuel from Tobacco


Source: The Energy Collective 13 August 2014
PACE Lives! First Solar Breaks Efficiency Record; Jet Fuel from Tobacco

Energy efficiency, an advanced energy technology with great economic benefits, faces a unique challenge.

Hillary Allen - Leader, Birmingham future commission


Source: YouTube 12 August 2014 Featured
Hillary Allen - Leader, Birmingham future commission

Outside of work, Hillary is an ambassador for the civic leadership programme ‘UpRising’. She is also an active member of Birmingham Future, sitting...

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Rebel architects: building a better world


Source: The Guardian 12 August 2014
Rebel architects: building a better world

Buildings affect us. They reflect our cultural values and mould our behaviour. “We shape our dwellings,” Winston Churchill said...

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