• Smart roofs adapt to weather conditions

      As heatwaves around the world bring once more to our attention the effects of climate change, technologies like cool roofs may seem to offer some help. However, in moderate and cold climates their usefulness remains limited. A new generation of adaptive roofing technologies takes the cool roof a step further, using materials able to […]

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  • How smart tech is changing commercial buildings

    A new generation of products, technologies, and analytical tools is transforming the commercial building industry.¬†Properties like The Edge in Amsterdam and PNC Tower in Pittsburgh are showing how new technology approaches contribute to high-performance, energy-efficient, healthy, and productivity-focused environments. Other smart tech solutions merge bio-based, passive, and natural systems with technology. Read more …

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  • Fitbit for buildings: using data to improve the health of properties

    Demand Logic, a London-based green startup, has developed a data analytics platform that assesses the performance of a building’s mechanical systems and then prescribes actions that can cut bills, reduce carbon footprints,¬†and create more comfortable working environments. The system can give a virtual model of all of the equipment and every single data point in […]

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