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Cutting-edge building technologies offer big energy-savings potential
Cutting-edge building technologies offer big energy-savings potential
Retrofitting buildings improves energy efficiency, saves money and provides a more welcoming workspace. As new and more affordable technologies enter the marketplace, building operators and tenants have more options for reducing their operating costs, ...
Futurists: This is what offices will look like in 2030
Futurists: This is what offices will look like in 2030
Plusnet, a British broadband provider, rounded up a group of professionals whose job it is to foresee the future of the office, including design pros, futurists, and real estate execs, and asked them for their predictions. If this diverse group is to...
Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms
Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms
Midmorning at Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya's Murang'a County, and students are busy with their daily routine, as at any other school. But their establishment is different - boasting a better power supply than most rural classrooms.
7 factors of great office design
7 factors of great office design
Smart companies understand that work spaces are a business tool. An office environment reflects and reinforces a business' core values, through the placement of different teams and functions and design elements that reflect culture, brand and values. T...
Data wrangling for breakthrough energy performance
Data wrangling for breakthrough energy performance
Facility managers tend to focus on maintenance and system upgrades, but analytics can facilitate continuous building improvement by adapting to equipment operations and occupancy patterns. Through combinations of commissioning, preventive maintenance a...
Use sustainable landscaping for a positive mark
Use sustainable landscaping for a positive mark
It's becoming increasingly important to take care of our planet, and businesses can help. There are ways to use resources more efficiently and cut back on energy consumption inside, of course, but one eco-friendly idea for businesses exists that you mi...