Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ed Begley Jr.’s energy lesson

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Tina Haubert
Energy and Sustainability

No matter how energy-efficient you think you are, there’s probably room for improvement. For me, that message was reinforced at the NeoCon show by keynote speaker Ed Begley Jr.

Begley may be best known as a TV and movie actor, but he is also a long-time environmentalist with a show… Read More

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Wireless technologies leading to ‘brilliant buildings’

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Gary Graham
Energy and Sustainability

A quiet revolution seems to be underway. New wireless controls are allowing buildings to more easily connect building components, like lighting, to achieve smarter control and reduce energy consumption.

While the concept of building automation systems is nothing new, one of the factors limiting the scope of building systems has… Read More

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Listen in on green retrofits

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Matt Weko
Project and Development Services

More and more real estate owners and stakeholders are considering energy retrofits and other sustainable investments. The decision process involves addressing a number of issues: why make an existing building green; how to introduce green policies to existing tenants; the current state of government mandates and incentives; and legal issues… Read More

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Partnering with CDP Cities

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Lauralee Martin
Chief Financial Officer

At the recent C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group meeting in Sao Paulo, it was revealed that the world’s 40 largest cities have taken some 4,700 actions to combat climate change.

Good, but not good enough.  2010 had the highest CO2 emissions in history, according to the International Energy Agency. Representatives… Read More

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