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Collaboration, Creativity and Planning Will Define Smart Cities

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The rise of the smart city will rely on the ability of stakeholders to collaborate, engage citizens and act on data. Partnerships are hard at work and planning is under way to overcome the legacy of siloed services, focus on integrated systems that will ultimately be more adept at delivering critical services, empower communities and elevate our quality of life.

Looking Up: PepsiCo Opens Vertical Plant in Singapore

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On April 27, PepsiCo held a grand opening event for its new concentrate plant in Singapore, a 215,000+ square-foot facility that will manufacture and ship hundreds of beverage product recipes to bottlers throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The plant will serve as a local beverage hub that will accommodate faster, more streamlined deliveries to its markets––driving cost efficiencies for PepsiCo’s business in the region.

Trane Educates EE Global Attendees on How Connected Building Technology is Evolving Conventional Energy Management Techniques

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Washington D.C., May 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2017 EE Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington D.C., on May 8 at 1:15pm ET.  

Microgrids Boost Energy Resilience and Independence at Military Installations

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The Department of Defense (DoD) has committed to deploying 3 gigawatts of renewable energy throughout military installations by 2025. Military bases all over the world have taken a proactive approach in achieving these goals, with many implementing solar photovoltaic (PV) generation.

Ingersoll Rand to Discuss Embedding Sustainability in Operations at Building Energy Summit

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will speak to building owners and operators on energy efficient technologies and solutions at the Building Energy Summit. The event is scheduled to take place April 27 in Washington.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Celebrates Earth Day [Video]

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Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, we're featuring our new, state-of-the art office facility that constructed with collaboration and the environment in mind.

Case Study Snapshot: TAIPEI 101

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CBRE’s Sustainability Group has made TAIPEI 101’s green profile soar, helping it become the first LEED v4 Platinum super tall building in the world and the only project to achieve 90 points. Learn more: http://www.cbre.com/about/case-studies/taipei-101

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Green Power in India

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VMware India recently sealed a deal with its builders to enable two of its largest buildings based in the city of Bangalore – Kalyani Vista and Kalyani Magnum – to receive 85% of their power from renewable energy. Kalyani Vista will receive wind energy for close to 438,000 sq. ft. while Kalyani Magnum will receive energy for nearly 206,212 sq.ft. from wind power turbines located in the State of Karnataka.

Shanghai Tower | Tallest Building in China Serves as Benchmark for Sustainable Design

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Located in Shanghai’s Luijiazui financial district, the award-winning Shanghai Tower rises 632 meters (128 stories), making it the tallest building in China. Shanghai Tower & Construction Co., Ltd selected Cosentini, A Tetra Tech Company, to help create a towering structure that is a benchmark for sustainable design and technological innovation in China.

How Do You Design a Building for the Future?

By Shin Woo Paik, CCNA, LEED AP
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As the building industry changes, architects, engineers, and developers must look forward and plan for the impact of workplace trends and disruptive technology on the commercial real estate industry. So how do you design a building for the future? Our advice: integrate IT services and connectivity infrastructure in the planning process for all commercial developments and redevelopments.

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