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2011-03-24 00:00:26

Two innovators have teamed up to help data centers optimize capacity and utilization of IT infrastructure by bridging the gap between Physical Infrastructure Management and Systems Management (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 iTRACSâ“ž¢ Corporation, Inc., a global leader in physical infrastructure management, and ExoIS®, Inc, a global leader in providing IT compliance & security and systems management professional services, have announced a partnership agreement...

2011-02-23 12:23:00

SALEM, Mass., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from lighting manufacturer OSRAM SYLVANIA and the City of Salem, Massachusetts flipped the switch on over 350 existing street lighting fixtures newly equipped with LED technology. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll hosted an unveiling event in the city's historic downtown area where, using an over-sized light switch, she and Mark Corcoran, OSRAM SYLVANIA vice president of Industrial Commercial Sales, symbolically lit the city with the new,...

2011-02-08 07:16:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced a major global environmental program, The Way to Green(TM), which spans every aspect of its operations, from design and manufacturing to products and end-of-life recycling. Designed to significantly enhance the company's commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, The Way to Green encompasses improved products and services that reduce...

2011-02-02 06:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellation Energy's commercial and industrial customers can now manage their energy consumption online - and thus better control their energy costs -- as the result of a communications solution provided by the company and powered by Verizon's high-performance IP-based network. Constellation Energy's new customer-access portal, NewEnergy Online®, and demand- response application, VirtuWatt(TM), enable customers to view...

2011-01-24 12:00:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ballast Nedam Bouw & Ontwikkeling also achieved level 5 on the CO2 performance ladder on 18 January 2011. Ballast Nedam as a whole is now the second construction company after Strukton to be certified at the highest level. Ballast Nedam Infra achieved level 5 in September 2010. ProRail uses the performance ladder to reward contractors who combat climate change. Ballast Nedam works closely with chain partners...

2010-12-08 02:45:00

HELSINKI, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BaseN Corporation (https://www.basen.net/), dedicated to large scale infrastructure monitoring and management, and the leading Finnish energy company Fortum (http://www.fortum.com/), are continuing their cooperation by developing smart grid applications. According to the two firms' agreement, Fortum's customers will get real-time metering and monitoring of their energy consumption as part of Fortum's overall service. "BaseN's scalable...

2010-12-01 01:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frost & Sullivan 2010 European Medium Voltage Drives New Product Innovation Award is presented to ABB for its pioneering ACS 2000. The product offers benefits such as flexible line supply connections, lower harmonics, reduced energy consumption, ease of installation and commissioning, high reliability and lower cost of ownership. The only drive with voltage source inverter (VSI) topology, transformerless design and patented multi-level IGBT...

2010-11-10 10:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business, today introduced the Force10 Carbon-Balanced Switch/Router Initiative designed to provide customers with carbon credits to offset energy consumption when using ExaScale(TM) E-Series® chassis-based core switch/routers. (Logo:...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses that choose to run business applications in the cloud can help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net 30 percent or more versus running those same applications on their own infrastructure. These findings, from a study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and conducted by Accenture and WSP Environment & Energy, demonstrate cloud computing's potential to operate business applications more efficiently. (Logo:...

2010-11-02 00:00:36

Cities and Municipalities around the country are evaluating energy efficient, high illuminance street and area lighting to reduce energy consumption, reduce carbon footprints, reduce maintenance costs, improve visibility, and improve public safety. The City of Olathe has purchased Worldwide Energy, Inc.'s LEP-Light Emitting Plasma fixtures to use in their analysis of energy efficient options. Olathe, KS (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Cities and Municipalities around the country are evaluating...


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