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IoT Technologies Being Put to Use in College Campuses

‘Smart’ Campuses Invest in the Internet of Things Campus Technology, August 24, 2017 At Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, sensors connected to the WiFi and cellular network collect temperature, humidity and noise data for use by facilities staff. As part of a longstanding cheering contest, the noise data analysis identifies […]

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The Constant Demand for Energy in Healthcare Facilities

The Facility Manager: Harnessing The Power of Big Data in Healthcare Panoramic Power, October 13, 2016 With a continuing and constant demand for high energy consumption in healthcare facilities, it might seem impossible to simply cut a percentage off the budget. After all, the electronic equipment peppered throughout healthcare facilities is far from frivolous – […]

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The Internet of Things as it Applies to EDGE M&V

Divyanshu Kamboj, ERS, for Zondits The introduction of Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities in the energy efficiency sector is making a very compelling case to reinvent the current practices of evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency programs. The traditional “snapshot” oriented approach comparing before and after energy usage scenarios is no longer sufficient […]

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Oracle Buys Opower for $548 Million

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) To Tap US Utility Transition With Purchase Of Energy Efficiency Developer Opower Inc. (OPWR) IBT, May 2, 2016. Image credit: Peggy_Marco U.S. software giant Oracle Corp. says it wants a slice of the clean energy transition unfolding across America’s $2.3 trillion utilities industry. Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) announced Monday it will buy software-as-a-service company Opower Inc. […]

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The IoT is Transforming the Agriculture Industry

IoT now helping make smart wine? Read Write, April 4, 2016. Image credit: JESHOOTS The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the agricultural industry through facilitating high precision crop control, useful data collection and automated farming, with an emphasis on water management, waste reduction and cost effectiveness.  Today farms  can leverage IoT to remotely monitor soil […]

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Weatherbug Home Saves National Grid Customers 3X More

Market Study Finds WeatherBug Home Delivers 3X Higher Consumer Energy Efficiency With Improved Customer Comfort In Utility Pilot Business Wire, January 29, 2016. Image credit: Weatherbug Consumers who integrated WeatherBug Home’s HVAC control and optimization capabilities with their connected thermostat saved 16.5% electricity when cooling their home as compared to 5.1% HVAC savings from a […]