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Volvo IT’s Data Center Built Underground

Linda Hardesty

Underneath a bird reserve in Gothenburg, Sweden, lies one of Europe’s greenest data centers. Volvo IT’s data center is built below ground and uses seawater for cooling, as well as wind energy for power.


Luminaire Level Controls

Linda Hardesty

Daintree Networks Product Manager Aniket Malvankar talks about Luminaire Level Controls.


Energy Outlook 2035

Linda Hardesty

BP’s annual Energy Outlook describes a “most likely” trajectory of the global energy system, based on BP’s views of likely economic and population growth, as well as developments in policy and technology. Energy Outlook 2035 – February 2015 – makes assumptions on changes in policy, technology and the economy, based on extensive internal and external   …Continue Reading


Burlington, Vermont Runs on Renewables

Linda Hardesty

Burlington, Vermont, the state’s largest city, is using 100 percent renewable energy for its residents’ electricity needs.


Tecogen Cogeneration at WPI

Linda Hardesty

Tecogen sold two Ultra CM-75 combined heat and power (CHP) units to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for its Gateway and Life Sciences Building and Campus Center. Bill Spratt, WPI’s director of facilities and operations, describes the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance program of CHP units. The two Tecogen systems are generating power and heat that   …Continue Reading


Reducing Energy Challenges Data Center REITs

Linda Hardesty

Aaron Binkley, director of sustainability at Digital Realty Trust, joined REIT.com to discuss the unique sustainability challenges facing the data center sector. Digital Realty, a provider of data center and colocation solutions, is offering clients renewable energy certificates (RECs) under its new Clean Start Program.


LED Lights Installed In Super Bowl Venue

Linda Hardesty

In 2014, Ephesus Lighting installed its Stadium Series LED lighting system at the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to the Arizona Cardinals. University of Phoenix Stadium was the first NFL stadium to be lit by LED lighting, and will also be hosting the upcoming Super Bowl.


State of the Union 2015: President Obama’s Remarks on Energy

Linda Hardesty

The Department of Energy compiled these comments from President Obama’s sixth State of the Union Address.


District Energy in the UK

Linda Hardesty

Stephen Saxton, project manager, describes the value of building information modeling in the design of Gateshead district energy center in the United Kingdom. Parsons Brinckerhoff plans to begin construction of the project in March. The new district energy system will be powered by a 2 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine and will   …Continue Reading


Building Energy Case Study: Urban Innovations, Chicago

Linda Hardesty

Urban Innovations found $70,000 in annual cost savings and over $72,000 in immediate rebates working with EDF Climate Corps. Urban Innovations, like many Class B building operators, has a diverse portfolio of properties. By tracking which buildings offered the most immediate opportunities for energy savings, the company made strategic choices to upgrade equipment in some   …Continue Reading