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Energy-friendly buildings: A rule rather than exception
Energy-friendly buildings: A rule rather than exception
Because office buildings have been identified as among the biggest users of Earth's resources and among the significant contributors to climate change, the quest for savings in energy and water usage has become a constantly evolving process for global ...
How to make data centers more energy efficient
How to make data centers more energy efficient
Cache servers are a fixture behind most modern websites. A major search engine such as Google may have as many as 1,000 servers dedicated solely to caching. Now there is a way to reduce the energy consumption of such services.
3 office design trends driven by millennials
3 office design trends driven by millennials
As every other generation has done, millennials take pride in marching to a different kind of beat and wearing different kinds of clothes. Also, it turns out millennials have had an outsized influence on interior design — particularly in the work...
10 ways your building can reach its zero-waste goals
10 ways your building can reach its zero-waste goals
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his Zero Waste Challenge, in which 31 businesses across all five boroughs have pledged to divert at least 50 percent of their waste. Already, participants have diverted nearly 13,000 tons, including composti...
Detecting costly refrigerant leaks in retail spaces
Detecting costly refrigerant leaks in retail spaces
An average food retail store leaks an estimated 25 percent of its refrigerant supply per year. The majority of refrigerant leaks, which are caused by a number of factors, occur in racks and cases.
Why high-performing employees don't like cooperative offices
Why high-performing employees don't like cooperative offices
We often wonder how great ideas happen at the workplace. While most of us are stuck working in drab cubicles, attending a regularly scheduled and often dull meeting; others work in open-plan offices or fantastic new complexes where the idea of promotin...