Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster.
Machine-to-machine technologies can rapidly improve energy use within buildings and pile on added savings.
A facility data manager may be the missing ingredient to help boost onsite efficiency and performance.
IBM's Dave Bartlett dishes on his efforts with the company's Smarter Planet campaign and why he is so optimistic...
Lack of data for building automation control systems can create a host of problems and cost organizations money.
Cloud-hosted software applications could help facility managers become more proactive about achieving peak efficiency.
A new report on the buildings of the future includes vertical farms and robots.
Three U.S. schools are using the software to save money and generate new revenue streams.
We need to invest in sustainable infrastructure now because the lead times are long, the capital expenses high, and the systems that enable a lower per capita social and environmental footprint...
Johnson Controls opens a new marketplace intended for commercial building owners to save energy and money, and provides a new channel for energy analytics startups to sell their wares
November 9-11, hackers came together at Code for America's Headquarters for "Hack City" - a 3 day-long Cleanweb hackathon at VERGE.
Transitioning to complex, high-performance, energy efficient buildings requires pointing out the failings of current building management systems. Here's why they don't work.
Despite a slow global economy, the air conditioning market grew by 13 percent last year.
Corporate and civic leaders say partnerships will be key to cities' efforts to better serve their constituents amid population and energy pressures.
Scientists are developing smart-building materials that can regulate temperatures without air conditioning or heating, potentially cutting energy costs for commercial and industrial buildings.
Green construction and architecture has gone mainstream; here are some notable examples from around the world.
Successful smart building projects go beyond energy efficiency savings to deliver significant operational improvements impacting a business' bottom line.
Not only are energy-efficient buildings cheaper to run, but they also can be healthier -- and can even help companies attract employees and shareholders.
The plans for Apple's new headquarters will choke off street connections and potential walking routes in Cupetino, making bicycling and walking more difficult -- and likely encouraging people...
Europe's most-visited museum, the U.S. Air Force and the country's second largest school district might not seem to have lots in common, but each is now using Smarter Buildings solutions...