Interesting POV: A Look at the Positive Legacy of the World Cup in Porto Alegre #Brazil #SmartCities #WorldCup

Interesting POV: A Look at the Positive Legacy of the World Cup in Porto Alegre #Brazil #SmartCities #WorldCup

Integrated Command Centre of Porto Alegre (CEIC) , operating since 2012, which has established itself as the core of operations monitoring and integration of municipal utilities. In the 2014 World Cup, the CEIC coordinated the operational plans of municipal areas, with about forty servers operating twenty-four hours a day, monitoring the city and the main events of the World Cup through 840 cameras. To democratize access to information, CEIC created a “Transparency Website ” for monitoring the actions of the technicians and of the videowall. There were about sixteen hours of daily content production, reporting on the changes taking place i...

A Bar Made of Shipping Containers Opens in Austin

jetsongreen.com 31 Jul '14, 7pm
A Bar Made of Shipping Containers Opens in Austin

The two-story bar is constructed using several recycled or upcycled shipping containers to create a structure that is expansive despite the f...

GBCI Announces Partnership with Bureau Veritas to Offer Global Certification Services #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 01 Aug '14, 3am
GBCI Announces Partnership with Bureau Veritas to Offer Global Certification Services #greenbuilding

“GBCI and Bureau Veritas will be able to offer local touch points and resources for green building teams on the ground in a way that we have ...

Air Supply: Pushing the Limits of Passive Sustainability: Architects often use their own homes as...

Air Supply: Pushing the Limits of Passive Sustainability: Architects often use their own homes as laboratories...

Although homeowners are embracing sustainability at an increasing clip, they still express reservations about commissioning the highest-perfo...

Excellent #Passivhaus presentation highlights from the @AECBnet conference

passivhaustrust.org.uk 31 Jul '14, 10am

Catch the latest #passivhaus news in this months Newsletter - http://t.co/VDxyYaoVrb Posted 15 hours ago Excellent #Passivhaus presentation h...

5 Sustainable Finishing Touches

ecobuildingpulse.com 01 Aug '14, 2pm
5 Sustainable Finishing Touches

California-based tile manufacturer Fireclay has found a way to make tiles for coasters and ba...

The choices you make about your home can make a big difference for the #envir...

usgbc.org 30 Jul '14, 2pm
The choices you make about your home can make a big difference for the #environment #green

The great Rick Fedrizzi recently noted that “our homes play the biggest role in our lives. Th...

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