3 ways building controls must evolve

July 17, 2017 by  
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The dream of energy efficient, comfortable and intuitive buildings lies in better operational controls.

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Why Kilroy is turning buildings into batteries

July 7, 2017 by  
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Its initial energy storage installations in California, which should be online in 2018, will automate demand response services more seamless for tenants.

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5 ways to win private investors for energy-efficient buildings

May 26, 2017 by  
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It’s a virtuous circle: Clear policies encourage investments, and investor interest encourages government action

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3 key trends peer into the future of connected buildings

April 17, 2017 by  
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Investors are still skittish about early-stage startups selling automation and energy-management apps, but the market for software, sensors and services for smarter offices, factories and groceries stores is maturing gracefully.

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A case for reconstructing the world of sustainable building standards

March 25, 2017 by  
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Certifications must go beyond incremental improvements meant to minimize climate change. Instead, architects and engineers should aspire to create blueprints that are socially, economically and environmentally “regenerative.”

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3 important data questions about smart buildings

January 18, 2017 by  
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Data plays an important role in enabling our building stock to play a productive role in the low-carbon electricity system of the future. Here is what we need to ask it.

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10 companies moving up in smart buildings

December 19, 2016 by  
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Some of these big players may surprise you.

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How even skyscrapers can be circular

December 17, 2016 by  
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Buildings account for nearly 40 percent of energy usage. Prefabrication is just one way to lessen their environmental impact.

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How Etsy crafted its biophilic headquarters

November 28, 2016 by  
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The company found that working with nature’s principles can attract workers who feel engaged, happier and more creative.

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BREEAM, a respected green building certification, migrates to U.S.

August 8, 2016 by  
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Why a leading LEED consulting firm is talking up the BREEAM — Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology— methodology.

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