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Transform Your Properties Into Smart, Sustainable Buildings

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Smart buildings utilise a wide range of technologies and solutions to benefit users and deliver efficiencies to building managers. Providers of smart building solutions have evolved beyond traditional Building Management Systems (BMS), and property owners incorporating innovative technologies have more potential to benefit from higher commercial value. Opportunities to complement existing BMS with advanced solutions in buildings and offices are plentiful. 

Infographic: Growing Importance of Sustainable Homes for a Greener, More Resilient Future

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The impact of climate change is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Household emissions around the world are a major driving force. At present, over one-third of global emissions can be attributed to energy consumption in homes. To tackle this, more and more stakeholders are jumping on the sustainable housing bandwagon.

8 Steps to Fleet Electrification

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Transportation in the U.S. is rapidly becoming more sustainable, competitive and innovative. Encouraged by new advances in electric trucks, vans and buses, fleet and sustainability managers are turning away from the combustion engine, lured by the promise of zero emissions, cost savings on maintenance and fuel, and improved driver safety.

These benefits, paired with the decreasing cost of battery storage and improved battery performance, are driving the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Accelerating Digital to Build Better Industries Post-COVID-19

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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The COVID-19 crisis will transform industry. New circumstances have reinforced the importance of agility, efficiency, and resiliency. Our industries are simultaneously needing to save costs while building more capacity and robustness. To achieve both, there is one solution: digitization. But this is not new to industry. Digital transformation was in motion well before the pandemic hit. During the crisis, those who were fully connected had a significant edge. And those who were not, are now trying to catch up.

Smart Field Tests for Smarter Airports

By Sarah Gross, Product Marketing Engineer - FieldFox
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Air travel will get a facelift in the near future thanks to modern technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. Smart airports will improve passengers’ travel experiences and make operations more efficient. Improvements include almost-instant ticket issuance, automated security through facial recognition, upgraded services via robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced logistics. 

Sports, Sustainability and Science: A Win-Win-Win for the Triple Bottom Line

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

CEU: Integrating Health and Wellbeing Into the Foundation of the Built Environment

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 11 a.m. EST
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As part of the Mohawk Group CEU series and the manufacturer’s upcoming DesignFWD virtual summit, senior sustainability manager Rami Vagal will be hosting and presenting “Integrating Health and Wellbeing into the Foundation of the Built Environment.”

Qualcomm Forms Smart City Partnership with Infinite

By Eric Weiss
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Qualcomm is hoping to accelerate the adoption of smart city solutions through a new strategic partnership with Infinite Computer Solutions. Together, the two companies will try to provide developers with end-to-end IoT-as-a-Service (IoTaaS) technology that will make it easier bring new connected solutions to the market.

Qualcomm and Infinite Collaborate to Facilitate Powerful Digital Transformation in Smart Cities and Enterprises and Deliver End-to-End IoT Platform and IoT as a Service Across Multiple Verticals

Designed for rapid deployment of Qualcomm® Smart Cities’ technologies and Infinite’s Zyter® SmartSpaces™ platform to support turnkey implementation for smart connected spaces
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SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Infinite Computer Solutions, a global technology company and leading provider of products and platforms for digital transformation, today announced a strategic collaboration to promote the widespread adoption of smart cities solutions and deliver Internet of Things as a Service (IoTaaS) for plug and play deployment.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

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