IoT Devices for Commercial Buildings

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As a building manager or building owner, maintaining operations of your building can be quite expensive – especially when it comes to energy costs. But reducing energy costs probably isn’t your only priority. Things like improving convenience, safety and security are concerns of every building manager. The good news is that the Internet of Things … Read More

The Future of the Energy Cloud

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In their previous white paper, Navigant Research introduced us to the Energy Cloud.  The below white paper expands upon this concept, realizing the importance of communication networks to the Energy Cloud. Communication networks are essential to not only the power grid but also are critical to the Energy Cloud functionality. Electric companies have had the … Read More

What is the Energy Cloud?

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Navigant Research published a white paper exploring the growing opportunities of the energy cloud. Moving away from a centralized grid model that power plants have used for years; we are more concerned than ever about being proactive to conserve energy and reduce our carbon footprints. The Energy Cloud is similar to the thought of cloud … Read More

6 Ways to Achieve Energy Savings & Building Sustainability

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Today’s commercial buildings are feeling the pressure to implement sustainable processes and get on the path toward true energy savings. In fact, buildings consume the most energy in the country. Even when buildings are empty – which is about 72% of the time – they continue to use energy. Think about how that shrinks your budget. Powering these facilities … Read More

3 Ways to Boost Your Office Building’s Energy Efficiency

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The Increased Need for Energy-Efficient Office Buildings Commercial buildings account for almost 20% of the energy consumed nationwide, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. 17% of all those commercial buildings are comprised of the office buildings we use every day. By making our office buildings are as energy efficient as possible, we … Read More

Sustainable Construction: Reducing and Reusing

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Sustainable construction or otherwise searched as: Green building,or High performance building, or green construction. The World Building Council for Sustainable Development says buildings account for 40% of worldwide energy use – which is more than transportation. Sustainable construction has become BIG business with loads of incentives for businesses to develop new technologies and products to … Read More