November 9-11, hackers came together at Code for America's Headquarters for "Hack City" - a 3 day-long Cleanweb hackathon at VERGE.
The European capitals are among a handful of towns that can serve as models for the smart cities that will be needed as urban dwellers grow to 70 percent of the global population in coming decades...
A look at how this sector will evolve in the U.S. by the end of the decade in view of President Barack Obama's Better Buildings Initiative.
Even some of the biggest hotels have unwittingly passed up greater energy and cost savings despite aggressive sustainability agendas, according to new research that outlines how the industry can...
Fault detection and diagnostics are at the core of the killer app in today’s building automation and building energy management industry.
As the technology to manage building performance and efficiency evolves, so do the voluntary initiatives that provide standards for the new solutions. Companies that take a hand in the process can...
A growing ecosystem of wireless controls offers infinite possibilities for today's smarter buildings and tomorrow's vision of a highly connected world.
The pioneer of demand reduction is transforming itself into a one-stop shop for smarter buildings and greener grids.
3M, Best Buy, GE, Walgreens, and Alcoa join President Obama's "Better Building Challenge" in $4 billion commitment for energy efficiency improvements to federal and private sector...
The British telecom firm says that the 22,000 smart meters and 1,500 building management systems it has rolled out will also cut its carbon footprint by 5 percent.
With facility management undergoing a fundamental and technology-driven transformation, new players and new solutions are rushing to enter this booming market. Here's how they stack up.
Each year vendors introduce a new element into the science-fair-on-steroids spectacle of the Greenbuild trade show. Here are highlights of some of the big attention-getters in Toronto.
A case study from Microsoft and Accenture shows how 10 to 30 percent energy savings are quickly possible by retrofitting building energy use.
Fresh from its window pane retrofit at the Empire State Building, Serious Energy has tackled a new project at another landmark in the Big Apple.
Johnson Controls introduces a new cloud-based strategy to help close the gaps between green building design and actual building performance.
Smart cities in the not-so-distant future will be built on a growing network of technology. Pike Research takes a look at the prospects for that market in is latest report.
This year's Meeting of the Minds conference, kicking off today in Boulder, brings together industry, nonprofit and governmental leaders for a no-holds-barred look at how well smart technologies...
Despite being critically important to measuring, implementing and reporting sustainability efforts, getting hard data on facility energy use is often difficult without the help of third-party...
Solyndra takes center stage in D.C., policymakers try to stop glass buildings from killing birds, the EPA chief pays a visit to Method, and more are making green headlines.
Singapore teams with Panasonic to create Asia's first test bed in public housing for technology that's designed to provide total energy solutions.