Even with the current US administration attempting to dismantle Obama-era environmental regulations, 71% of respondents to a survey conducted by Lucid and Urjanet continue to be committed to sustainability, reducing energy use, and improving overall performance of the built environment. The survey of sustainability professionals, facilities managers, and building operators also found that almost one-quarter (24%) of organizations increased their commitment to sustainability in the face of new federal administration.
Lucid’s new BuildingOS, an online operating system for buildings, serves as the central hub to consolidate meter and building system data, giving visibility into the energy performance of a diverse portfolio of buildings. Lucid says BuildingOS integrates quickly and can be used on a computer, tablet or phone. The software … Read more »
The worldwide market for smart grid data analytics will grow steadily through 2020, with cumulative worldwide spending from 2012 through 2020 totaling just over $34 billion, according to a report from Pike Research. The report, Smart Grid Data Analytics, says the bulk of this spending will occur in Asia Pacific, … Read more »
Cleantech software company Lucid and HonestBuildings.com have partnered to provide real-time energy usage for thousands of commercial buildings across the US. This allows anyone to type in an address and access performance data for buildings listed on the HonestBuidlings.com platform, such as the LEED gold-certified Koch Science Center at Deerfield … Read more »
Ten Starbucks coffee shops are to use cleantech software company Lucid’s real-time Building Dashboard in an attempt to change employee energy use behavior. Developed in conjunction with the Snohomish County Public Utility District and Portland Energy Conservation Inc., the pilot project will be hosted by the coffee in Snohomish County, Wash., and … Read more »
The Bonneville Power Administration has partnered with three Northwest public utilities to test the effectiveness of behavior-based energy efficiency programs. The Snohomish County Public Utility District will challenge Starbucks employees to save energy by competing with co-workers in other store locations. The utility will gather real-time energy use data and … Read more »