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New Smart Building Technology To Increase Federal Buildings Energy Efficiency

Smart Building Technology

The U.S. General Services Administration awarded a contract to IBM to develop and install advanced smart building technology in 50 of the federal government’s highest energy-consuming buildings. Part of GSA’s larger smart building strategy, this initiative will connect building management systems to a central cloud based platform, improving efficiency and saving up to $15 million… Read More →

Q&A Steve Moore, President & CEO of Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau

Steve Moore, GPCVB, AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011

Steve Moore President and CEO Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau What is the outlook of tourism in Arizona and the Valley as you see it? Tourism is a $17 billion industry here, and it is strong enough to have absorbed some body blows over the past couple of years. The recession hurt. The “AIG… Read More →

Strategies For Capturing Green Building Opportunities

Green Ideas Construction, green building opportunities, LEED
by in Green | Real Estate

In the early days of green building, some contractors differentiated their companies with marketing claims that highlighted the number of LEED Accredited Professionals on staff. Although many of them had little or no actual experience with LEED-certified projects, a phrase added to a statement of qualifications document — such as, “We have 30 LEED APs… Read More →