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OSU's "Innovation District"

The Sunbury News Summary A proposed innovation district on Ohio State’s west campus is gaining momentum through two proposed buildings that will support research and technology commercialization. Next week, Ohio State’s Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities Committee is...

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The Welsh county that wants to change the way its residents heat their homes

Elizabeth Bradfield, WalesOnline Summary The way in which residents across Bridgend county use and pay for heating their homes is set to be transformed over the coming years as an “energy revolution” takes place. Bridgend County Borough Council (BCBC) has big ambitions to move away from...

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Ever-Green Energy Announces Winners of Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Program

Ashley Aram, University of Minnesota Morris Summary Saint Paul, Minn.—Ever-Green Energy today announced that the College of Saint Benedict, the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota Morris have been selected for the organization's Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality program ....

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Key ingredients for a smart urban district Summary Smart city expert Ali Vasallo Belver shares the lesson learnt from an innovative integrated retrofitting strategy across Europe As awareness grows about the need to live more sustainably, policy action towards "greening" our towns and cities is also more intense....

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"Developers need to involve district cooling providers at early design stage," says CEO of Empower

Arabian Summary According to some analysts, district cooling tenants at times are bearing the cost of building and maintaining the cooling plants in their monthly bills, thereby increasing the prices beyond those seen in individually-cooled properties. Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of...

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New Cooling, Computing Advancements Could Mean Savings For Data Centers

Allison Nagel, BISNOW Summary A key way to save on costs when it comes to data centers is saving on power, so those who are building and running data centers are constantly thinking of ways to improve efficiency — most notably in cooling, which tends to be the biggest power draw. The...

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Why are energy-from-waste schemes so troublesome?

Roddy Wilkie, Global Construction Review Summary With contractors getting their fingers burnt on energy-from-waste project, Roddy Wilkie, Partner and Head of Energy at HKA, explains why the UK, uniquely, is having such trouble, and urges the construction supply chain to learn the lessons,...

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Powering the north

Braydon Black, Alternatives Journal Summary Improving energy efficiencies are changing how Northern Ontario's MoCreebec people are taking control of their power consumption. The MoCreebec Eeyoud Council, an association representing the MoCreebec people of northern Ontario, is taking...

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Full decarbonisation of heating and cooling is cost-effective with existing technologies, says EU research

Euroheat & Power Summary Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE4), an EU-funded research initiative, proves that the heating and cooling sector can be fully decarbonised based on technologies and approaches which already exist, are market-ready and have successfully been implemented in Europe. The...

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In Support of Cornell's North Campus Residential Expansion

Jennifer Tavares, Business Journal News Network Summary I recently] spoke at the City of Ithaca’s P lanning Board meeting, at its s econd of two public hearings (so far), in support of Cornell’s North Campus residential expansion project. Because speakers were limited to 90 seconds ...