Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking


Source: IBM 2 September 2014
Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking

Smart grid means automation of the electric power grid, and automation often means computerization, which can create new...

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The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 2 September 2014
The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges

The numerous technological innovations needed to enable the smart grid require integrated collaboration between utilities, governments and...

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Liberals Democrats plan to ban 'unabated' coal and offer tax cuts for greener homes


Source: BusinessGreen 1 September 2014
Liberals Democrats plan to ban 'unabated' coal and offer tax cuts for greener homes

A ban on unabated coal plants and decade-long council tax cuts for energy efficient homes are among the green pledges on which...

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 1 September 2014
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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Future Megacities


Source: Vimeo 1 September 2014
Future Megacities

Cities, particularly emerging megacities in developing and newly industrializing countries...

People for Smarter Cities


Source: IBM 1 September 2014
People for Smarter Cities

Smarter Cities create and encourage innovation through systems enabled by technology such as open data..

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What are the alternatives to solid wall insulation?


Source: TheGreenAge 31 August 2014
What are the alternatives to solid wall insulation?

As you may now know, the grants for solid wall insulation have disappeared, since the Government closed the GDHIF scheme very abruptly...

What is thermal bridging?


Source: TheGreenAge 30 August 2014
What is thermal bridging?

You may have come across this term if you have ever spoken to a builder about insulation – thermal bridges are essentially places in the home where...

Smart metering – rolling out with confidence In the rapidly developing world of the "connected home," one of the


Source: SmartGridNews 30 August 2014
Smart metering – rolling out with confidence In the rapidly developing world of the "connected home," one of the

For energy suppliers, empowering users to keep on top of their consumption using smartphones and tablets is rapidly becoming a differentiator...

Real estate pros strive to explain building energy performance


Source: GreenBiz 29 August 2014
Real estate pros strive to explain building energy performance

Commercial buildings are some of California's largest energy- and water-guzzlers. With 58 percent of the state locked in the highest category of...

Green data centre energy warning over inefficient servers and big data strain


Source: BusinessGreen 29 August 2014
Green data centre energy warning over inefficient servers and big data strain

Data centres used by small and mid-sized firms are wasting huge amounts of energy, environmental group the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

What are Smarter Buildings


Source: IBM 29 August 2014 Featured
What are Smarter Buildings

There is increasing pressure to reduce costs and run property in a more efficient and sustainable way..

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This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning


Source: Gigaom 29 August 2014
This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning

Working with connected thermostats in 22,000 homes in Nevada, startup EcoFactor was able to reduce those homes’ air conditioning usage...

Sustainable development and integrated planning mark Europe’s new green capital


Source: TheCityFix 28 August 2014
Sustainable development and integrated planning mark Europe’s new green capital

Ljubljana, Slovenia has won the 2016 European Green Capital Award, given annually by the European Commission to cities that set an example...

Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office


Source: IBM 28 August 2014
Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office

The difficulties inherent in implementing a typical Program Management Office (PMO) within utilities organizations are...

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Smart Building Conference Brand Expands With Events in London, Berlin, Milan and Amsterdam in 2014-15


Source: HiddenWires 27 August 2014
Smart Building Conference Brand Expands With Events in London, Berlin, Milan and Amsterdam in 2014-15

The Smart Building Conference – a joint venture of InfoComm International and CEDIA – is to expand significantly in the coming months...

Building Information Modelling


Source: IBM 27 August 2014 Daily digest
Building Information Modelling

In March 2011, the UK Government mandated a 20 percent saving each year on publicly funded construction projects...

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Some front: the bad developments making a joke of historic buildings


Source: The Guardian 27 August 2014
Some front: the bad developments making a joke of historic buildings

If street names are an omen, you should be braced for trouble where Gun Street meets Artillery Lane...

Are tiny houses and micro-apartments the future of urban homes?


Source: The Guardian 26 August 2014
Are tiny houses and micro-apartments the future of urban homes?

With an eye on urbanization, population growth and efficiency, tiny spaces were a big theme at this summer’s Dwell on Design conference...

Architects across the world commit to net-zero energy buildings


Source: GreenBiz 26 August 2014
Architects across the world commit to net-zero energy buildings

Architects from across the world unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative, which commits them to 100 percent net-zero energy design and construction...

Cllr James McKay - Cabinet member, Green, Safe & Smart City, Birmingham City Council


Source: YouTube 26 August 2014 Featured
Cllr James McKay - Cabinet member, Green, Safe & Smart City, Birmingham City Council

Cllr James McKay is Cabinet Member for a Green, Safe and Smart City, responsible for creating an environment and sustainable infrastructure where...

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