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How actively are California’s green buildings addressing water conservation and management? What can we do to catalyze an even greater focus on the state’s top environmental priority in these buildings? New research reveals insights from 1,300+ LEED-certified buildings in California and offers new approaches to leverage buildings as part of the solution to the current water crisis.
Sierra Business Council's Water Energy Nexus Study analyzes the potential to increase energy and water savings by improving the operational efficiency of several small to intermediate sized, Sierra foothill water agencies/districts with a focus on minimizing water losses and improving pumping efficiency.
Real-time building energy management or BEM is becoming a reality due to advancements in software control and cloud solutions. The use of IoT and subsequently ‘Internet of Everything’ in buildings will alter the competitive landscape, resulting in in new service models and customer-centric propositions. In the highly dynamic buildings industry, market participants need to:
•Understand the top five transformation trends and its implications to the industry
•Address upcoming challenges in visionary trends beyond 2020
In the commercial buildings arena, the focus is on the impact of connectivity driving efficiency. In homes, it is all about who will win the battle for the connected home customer—will it be utilities, telcos, technology companies, or someone else?
Join Frost & Sullivan for this webinar, where we will address these areas as well as many more issues shaping the 2016 Outlook for Homes & Buildings.
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Marketers are ignoring one of the most fundamental customer needs: community. Hundreds of millions has been spent on customer centricity and understanding the persona to the nth degree in order to provide 'killer customer insight'. But we have all been blind to one of the most fundamental needs in human life that only comes second to food and shelter: the need to belong.
The stuff of the human condition is to belong, to make meaning, feel secure, have order within chaos and create identity. Marketers ignore these constituent building blocks of humanity at their peril.
This webinar will explain what a branded community is, why it is fundamental for marketing now and in the future, and how to build one for your organisation.
Hear firsthand from a Nutanix customer that made the switch to web-scale converged infrastructure for their enterprise workloads.
- Real-world example addressing the cost pressures and resource constraints caused by three-tier architecture
- Learn how Langs reduced their total cost of ownership for IT infrastructure by 53%
- See how businesses can run a wide range of applications including Microsoft business apps on a single versatile platform
While the intelligent building concept has been around for well over a decade, new advancements in sensor and networking technologies have paved the way for the Internet of Things (IoT) to become a reality. More low-voltage devices than ever are now converging on a single unified physical infrastructure, providing the means to collect and exchange information between integrated building systems and combine power and control for significant capital and operational savings, improved sustainability and an overall better experience for all building users. This webinar will take a look at the evolution and benefits of intelligent buildings, the impact of IoT, and how a building’s cabling infrastructure can be leveraged to ensure maximum profitability.Read more >
Next-generation solutions for energy management are being driven by the convergence of technology and competition. Energy will never be cheap again and efficiency will stay at the heart of building management. Meanwhile, integration and connectivity are driving sustainability by allowing buildings to be managed by actionable data. This briefing will investigate the future market landscape and where future growth opportunities will come from.
Why You Should Attend:
- Hear Frost & Sullivan's vision for the future of building energy management
- Identify future competitive dynamics
- Consider future business models for success
Next Generation of Green Building: Sustainable Products & ProgramsRead more >
Do you know the Risks & Rewards of Building Information Modeling (BIM)?
BIM technology has grown in importance as the economic environment and global competition mean limited financial and human resources and tight time schedules. The benefits are significant; efficient management of resources, materials tracking, less waste, smooth transition from design team to contractors and subsequently owners... it sounds like a perfect scenario.
However, there is a danger of becoming overly reliant on BIM. Using real life examples, this webinar is designed to help you take advantage of this technology while helping you avoid or mitigate the risks.
Tune in live to hear our experts presenting a range of perspectives.
David Grigg of XL Group, will discuss liability implications and the importance of the four primary non-technical risk drivers on any BIM project. He’ll also explain the case for project shaping.
Mark Klimt of DWF will explain the different BIM levels and outline the regulations and timetable for the compulsory use of BIM for centrally procured public sector projects. Mark will also talk about the operation of the Standard Protocol for use in BIM projects and the new roles created by the Protocol.
Jacquetta Castle of DWF will outline cyber and security risk issues and will be looking at various insurance solutions together with the issues arising out of the global nature of cyber risks.
If you're tuning in from the UK, the webinar will go live at 4:30pm (GMT)
For New York, please tune in at 11:30am (EST)
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Based on the new Online Community Playbook, TOPO partner Scott Albro outlines a step-by-step process for building online communities that convert prospects and engage customers.
94% of buyers trust word-of-mouth marketing over advertising. That's why it's critical that you provide buyers and customers with the ability to communicate with each other.
Watch this webinar to learn:
•The 10 essential steps for building a community
•How to recruit and engage members
•The 20+ applications a community can support
•How to track and optimize community health
As a savvy digital marketer, chances are you’ve heard the “link building vs. content marketing” debate. Titles like “Content is King!” and “Is Link Building Dead?” litter the blogosphere.
But, what does this actually mean for your SEO strategy? Do links still matter?
As the visionary founder of LivingHomes, the award-winning prefabricated homes that combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction, Steve Glenn has become a leading voice within the sustainable building movement.
The developer of the nation’s first LEED Platinum home, and with over nine LivingHomes in development that are designed to achieve LEED Platinum, Glenn is one of the more experienced builders of environmentally conscious homes in the United States. While LivingHomes uses the LEED program for external review and validation, the company has established its own Z6 sustainable building goals, which serve as development objectives for each LivingHome, insuring that they have as close as possible to zero negative impact on health and environment. The Z6 goals are Zero Water, Zero Energy, Zero Waste, Zero Emissions, Zero Carbon and Zero Ignorance.
Glenn will share his experiences working with leading architects, including Ray Kappe, FAIA, one the most celebrated modern architects in the US, and KieranTimberlake, the AIA 2009 Firm of the Year, to create LivingHomes. He will discuss the specific elements that go into a LivingHome to achieve the Z6 goals and the process of building a LivingHome - from its factory construction to on-site installation in mere hours. Attendees will gain new insights into sustainable design and prefabrication, and will be able to get any questions answered about building a LivingHome.
Our Mortgage Club director sits down with Louisa Sedgwick, Head of Intermediary Distribution from the lender to discuss and share ideas on key market trends.Read more >