Monthly Archives: January 2014

Use of Energy and Big Data

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Jiri Skopek

 

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Jiri Skopek
Energy and Sustainability

 

Google’s $3.1 billion acquisition of the NEST thermostat enterprise, (whose retail sales have only been approximately $2 million) is an indication of the monetary value of big data. The data, which describes how and when customers use energy,  could soon become valuable information for utilities as they tackle a mountain of challenges such as falling costs… Read More

Sustainability: It’s About Time

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

We have been wasting our time … literally. 

 While everyone has been connecting sustainable workspace with energy savings and improved recycling, we have missed the biggest impact of all … time.

 Research into sustainable workspace and its impact on worker productivity has been going on for years, but it’s finally coalescing into a concept that will fuel… Read More