Smart Energy


ASHRAE to Begin Renovation to Create New Net-Zero World HQ B

The renovated world headquarters building will provide a technologically updated, cutting edge work space for ASHRAE members, staff and the public.   Jan 18, 2019 ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 15, 2019 – ASHRAE announced board approval of a $15.7 million budget to begin a renovation of its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, Ga., with the intent of being designed for net-zero ener...


Smart Home Market worth $151.4 billion by 2024

Jan 16, 2019 According to the new research report "Smart Home Market by Product (Lighting Control, Security & Access Control, HVAC, Entertainment, Smart Speaker, Home Healthcare, Smart Kitchen, Home Appliances, and Smart Furniture), Software & Services, and Region - Global Forecast to 2024", the overall smart home market is expected to grow from USD 76.6 billion in 2018 to USD 1...


BACnet Eyes Tipping Point in Building Automation

At AHR Expo, industry technology facilitator reviews basics, adds board members, launches new courses, tools.   Rob McManamy | Jan 16, 2019 Atlanta, GA – January 14, 2019 – Technol...


Brick by Brick: Research Yields Sustainable Energy Block

In a breakthrough for underdeveloped areas of the world, an international team of scientists has developed a thermogalvanic brick that generates electricity when the two exposed faces of the brick are...


Samsung Joins ‘Partner-ship on AI’ for the Future of AI Safe

Samsung Electronics announced on November 9 that it joined the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society (PAI) to develop safe and reliable Artificial Intelligence (AI) services and products.   Founded in 2016, PAI is a technology industry consortium that conducts research and discussion, shares insights, provides thought leadership, identifies new areas for AI ap...


In Praise of Daytime Passive Cooling

Chinese researchers at the Universities of Colorado and Wyoming have developed a new 'metamaterial' that has the ability to cool objects – even in direct sunlight – without consumi...


Update to the IEA Energy Efficiency Indicators database

7 December 2018 Having reliable data and indicators on how energy is used is key to informing and monitoring the effectiveness of energy efficiency policies. Highlighting the importance of such data,...


Belimo Shows Innovative IoT Devices

Belimo’s complete demonstration rig and the most efficient operation. of pressure independent valve technologies illustrated the diverse product line and the functionality of the true flow, dyna...


Study: France most sustainable country

France is the most sustainable country, showing high scores across nutritional challenges, sustainable agriculture and food loss and waste. November 29, 2018 France is the top high-income country in...

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