World Solar Challenge: Axians on board for 2017

The third edition of the World Solar Challenge, a race featuring solar-powered vehicles, will be held in 2017. Students from...

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BIM is set to conquer Facility Management

Augmented maintenance, new features, new uses, improved performance – Building Information Modelling (BIM) has made quite an entrance into the...

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Is innovation the enemy of maintenance?

Innovation is overvalued and maintenance often matters a lot more, according to Andrew Russell, Professor and Dean of Arts & Sciences at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York, and his colleague Lee Vinsel. Provocatively...

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The German government on the front line of energy efficiency

In an effort to achieve ambitious objectives regarding energy consumption and renewable energy, the German government has mobilised various players...

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Air-quality index on smart phones

In Eindhoven in the Netherlands, residents may decide not to take their children out of doors on days when the air-quality...

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Thecamp, “creating the future”

In Aix-en-Provence, on the boundary between the country and the city, a new-generation international campus will open its doors in...

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Putting an end to unforeseen production shutdowns?

In the most “connected” production plants, smart maintenance can help forecast failures and breakdowns by capturing and analysing data generated...

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Brooklyn residents involved in scheme to sell their own energy

Blockchain technology could be as big a revolution as the internet, and the household energy market is right at the...

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