Smart Energy


Join REHVA at ISH Frankfurt on 14th March and secure your fr

Feb. 14, 2018  Join REHVA at ISH 2019 (11-15 March 2019, Frankfurt, Germany) on Thursday, 14 March 2019, at Hall 10.3– System Room, Building Automation and Energy Management, stand D.10 fo...


Tech companies look to expand their reach, reap consumer dat

Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL -2.04% Google and Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -2.99% are taking early steps to expand into the electricity business, as home-energy automation emerges as a rich new source of cust...


Google launches clean energy project in Taiwan, its first in

Google has launched its first clean energy project in Asia. The company announced today that it struck a long-term agreement to buy the output of a 10-megawatt solar array in Tainan City, Taiwan, abou...


JCI HVAC Manufacturing Plant to Operate on 100% Green Energy

Johnson Controls (JCI) is leading the charge on sustainable manufacturing with its continued commitment to green energy. Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions has selected one of its ...


Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new fea

Feb. 1, 2019 BUILD UP, The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings will be hosting their third webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPB which will take place on February 13th, 2019 from 12:00-13:15pm CET.   The full programme will be moderated by Hélène Sibileau, Senior EU Affairs Manager of EuroACE. REHVA will al...


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...

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