Energy Efficiency Optimisation in Buildings for Urban Sustainability

Energy Efficiency Optimisation in Buildings for Urban Sustainability

The challenges and goals for architects, urban designers and owners of buildings are not related anymore with making the most impressive and most challenging buildings in terms of height and complex shapes. Or at the very least, not without targeting the sustainability of the building, such as NZE Buildings. It is not that there is […]

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How Big Data Analytics builds Energy Efficiency

How Big Data Analytics builds Energy Efficiency

Saving energy has been a major concern since households and companies started consuming greater amounts of energy, especially in the form of electricity, the major fuel for most operations and processes performed on a daily basis. However, a few things have changed along the years when it comes to using energy more efficiently and consciously. […]

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Crowdsourcing & Smart City: A winning combination to accelerate Innovation & Sustainability

Crowdsourcing & Smart City: A winning combination to accelerate Innovation & Sustainability

Throughout history, there have been several initiatives from organisations, countries or regions to unify people, share economy and assets, or divide the responsibilities between each member of a group. However, several initiatives that involve giving control to the masses have ended up being politicised, or created debates on whether one economic system is better than […]

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How can a house become more sustainable?

How can a house become more sustainable

Some years ago, thinking about the environment, and wanting to reduce our consumption of energy, were often frowned upon. People would call you a hippie, or try to make fun of your ecological endeavours. Of course, this was not the case for everyone, but being eco-friendly was definitely not so cool. Luckily, with the amount […]

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Gamification: A Tool to Build Energy Consumers Engagement

Gamification: A Tool to Build Energy Consumers Engagement

Through its educational virtues and its playful dimension, game is a powerful lever for raising awareness of complex issues. These past years this principle has taken on new importance thanks to the expansion of new technologies. Indeed, whether it is a competition, applications to help people discover a sector, serious games…, the frontier between the […]

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10 Business Models to Accelerate Utilities Digital Transformation

10 Business Models to Accelerate Utilities Digital Transformation

The way we produce and supply energy, also known as the energy value chain, is undergoing a major shift these days. For utilities, what were once easily predictable, low-risk and safe investments are quickly turning into liabilities. As one analyst recently told the Economist, “Never in recent history has the deployment of capital been more […]

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Why is Air Quality important in Working Environments

Why is Air Quality important in Working Environments

The quality of the air we breathe is a fundamental aspect of living a proper life, and to be able to feel well and healthy.  However, while the quality of the air outside is something that we always notice, and any sign of bad outdoor air quality usually raises concerns as soon as these signs […]

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The disruptive Blockchain Technology is transforming the Energy Sector

The disruptive Blockchain Technology is transforming the Energy Sector

For the last few years, Blockchain technology has been one of the most mentioned terms, not only in the world of IT, but also in finance (FinTech) and banking, where it has been most disruptive, as it is what makes it possible for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and several others to exist and be usable. […]

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