Tag: green buildings

Cisco Quietly Shuts Down Building Energy Management Program | GreenBiz

Another one bites the dust. At the end of June, the names Google PowerMeter and Microsoft Hohm were chiseled on the grave marker of casualties in the race to build smart grid-linked software and gizmos. To this list of famous fallen, Cisco Systems adds…

How IBM is Enabling Smarter Management of … Medieval Abbeys | GreenBiz

Question:What does a rack of high-performance, network blade-servers have in common with the 15th century Flemish tapestry The Hunt for the Unicorn? Answer: Both are being watched over by some of IBM’s most advanced smart building systems. Last week, as part of…

Past Is Prologue: How Chicago’s Merchandise Mart transformed itself from a relic into a certified energy-efficient marvel | BusinessWeek

With today’s focus on “green” buildings, it’s no wonder that so many of the new towers scraping the Chicago sky are heralded for their benign impact on the environment. But what about the thousands of other high-rises and humbler structures…