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May 30, 2018
Ambient computing

Ambient Intelligence in Buildings – Is it Achievable While Saving Energy?

Ambient Intelligence: “Electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people.” — Wikipedia Technology advancements and the mass customization of applications have created an […]
May 8, 2018
Optimizing Room Temperature to Tame Power Demand

Optimizing Room Temperature to Tame Power Demand

In this final blog of the series about room temperature optimization, we show how, by adjusting the room temperature setpoint, the power demand can be kept […]
April 30, 2018

Digital Twinning for a Better Building IoT

This 2018 market for smart buildings is estimated at $50 billion according to Research and Markets. This is being driven by numerous factors, including the falling […]
April 16, 2018

Optimizing Room Temperature Based on Chiller Efficiency

In this blog, we explore the response of room temperature optimization to variation in chiller Coefficient of Performance (COP) at different time of day. We continue […]
April 5, 2018
Singapore’s New Carbon Tax

Singapore’s New Carbon Tax on Large Greenhouse Gas Emitters Likely to Increase Energy Prices for Buildings

Singapore recently announced a new carbon tax of $5 per ton of greenhouse gas emissions that will be applied to the nation’s top 30 to 40 […]
March 30, 2018

Partner Spotlight: McMac Cx

This month, in our Partner Spotlight series, we had the pleasure of connecting with David MacLean, Vice President at  McMac Commissioning Services, LLC (McMac Cx). David […]
March 27, 2018

Optimizing Room Temperature to Utilize Heat Transfer

In this blog, we show how room temperature optimization responds to different building envelopes and the availability of economic cooling. We continue to explore the capability […]
January 16, 2018

Mid-Winter Energy Saving Tips

The 2017 winter season to date has been severe, most recently hitting the east coast of the United States with freezing temperatures that extended all the […]
January 11, 2018

Towards a Zero HVAC-Energy Building and Beyond

Yes, you read the title correctly; it’s not a typo. Let me show you how we can control the room temperature in order to keep the […]