Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone India on Thursday launched in Hyderabad a new range of elevators for the mid-range market segment. Briefing press persons about the Kone U MonoSpace and Kone U MiniSpace, managing director Amit Gossain said the new products have 26 cars...
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The 7 Green Building Techniques We Used to Design Our Dream Home

The 7 Green Building Techniques We Used to Design Our Dream Home

When my husband and I decided to build a house in Sweden, we were under no impression that it’d be smooth sailing. Our greenish standards (some musts, some dreams) would require extra work. Especially with two little kids along for...
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Our buildings are crap because the building code is

Our buildings are crap because the building code is

KiwiBuild is the perfect opportunity to drag up our pathetic building standards, argues the head of the NZ Green Building Council. We all have a home. It might not be the place that you hunker down each night, but we...
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Renewable Materials In Construction Market Gain Impetus due to the Growing Demand over 2017 – 2025

Renewable Materials In Construction Market Gain Impetus due to the Growing Demand over 2017 – 2025

The materials which can be recycled and which help in reducing greenhouse gas emission and pollution are considered as renewable materials. Renewable materials in construction consist of timber and recyclable materials (concrete, metals, plastics, rubber, comp...
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4 ways to help older homes meet new energy goals

4 ways to help older homes meet new energy goals

New energy standards adopted in early May requiring all new California homes have solar power by 2020 will cut fossil-fuel pollution substantially, state energy officials say. State officials say it would be the equivalent of removing 115,000 gas-powered cars...
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Design-driven energy efficiency at Barcelona Tower Hotel

Design-driven energy efficiency at Barcelona Tower Hotel

As a single-source, global solution provider, Schneider Electric helps Barcelona Tower Hotel achieve 30% energy savings through the design, installation and integration of software, systems and connected devices. The Barcelona Tower Hotel is situated in the di...
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Solar umbrella provides power in remote regions

Solar umbrella provides power in remote regions

The first batch of the Humbrella, a solar-powered umbrella from Hanergy, are heading to regions of Africa where people suffer from shortages of electricity. In some parts of Africa the lack of electricity routinely prevents children from having enough time fo...
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Solar SoCal: California’s latest mandate could boost costs for consumers, but have little impact at luxe level

Solar SoCal: California’s latest mandate could boost costs for consumers, but have little impact at luxe level

With California set to be the first state in the country to require solar panels on most new homes, developers and homeowners in the Golden State will have to adapt to a new reality starting in 2020. The added costs...
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Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building

Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building

Benefits like increased energy efficiency and cost savings, combined with heightened resident demand for sustainable features, are driving multifamily developers to go green. Alongside the development boom that Marcus & Millichap estimates will add 335,000...
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