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2014-06-05 23:08:22

Smart Control Temperature System Harnesses the Internet of Things to Optimize Indoor Comfort Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 75Fahrenheit, a smart control temperature system that harnesses the Internet of Things to proactively create optimal indoor comfort, has used Kinvey’s enterprise Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) platform to deliver up to 50 percent savings in energy costs. The 75F system relies on controllers, sensors and data to model the thermal envelope of a building,...

2014-04-29 08:20:53

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3hvqj7/global_commercial) has announced the addition of the "Global Commercial Vehicle Thermal Systems Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Automotive thermal systems are divided into four basic categories HVAC systems, powertrain cooling systems, compressors, and fluid transport systems. Automotive HVAC systems are systems that are...

2013-10-29 23:00:09

As part of a new effort to help educate supply chain professionals on a wide variety of industry issues, Datex is working with industry leaders to provide webinars, videos and educational content. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 As part of a new effort to help educate supply chain professionals on a wide variety of industry issues, Datex is working with industry leaders to provide webinars, videos and educational content. The next webinar in the “Datex Presents” series...

Image 1 - Satellites Predict City Hot Spots
2011-09-29 07:10:15

Satellites are helping to forecast the location of urban areas most affected during heat waves, helping planners to design cooler, more comfortable cities. The temperature in densely urbanized areas can be several degrees higher than in nearby rural areas — a phenomenon known as the ℠urban heat island´ effect. These ℠heat islands´ are particularly noticeable at night. During the day, cities accumulate solar radiation and release the energy after the Sun sets....

2011-01-25 11:58:41

Increases in winter indoor temperatures in the United Kingdom, United States and other developed countries may be contributing to rises in obesity in those populations, according to UCL research published today. The review paper, published in the journal Obesity Reviews, examines evidence of a potential causal link between reduced exposure to seasonal cold and increases in obesity in the UK and US. Reduced exposure to cold may have two effects on the ability to maintain a healthy weight:...

2009-04-13 12:39:00

LENEXA, Kan., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tonganoxie School District has made a special commitment to energy efficiency -- it has improved its building infrastructure and it is using those improvements to educate sixth grade students throughout the process. "We are already investing in infrastructure improvements in our district's buildings," said district superintendent Kyle Hayden. "These are important to creating the ideal learning environment and saving operating costs. We also wanted...


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