It's estimated that the economic and behavioral ramifications of COVID-19 will significantly reduce global long-term energy demand, according to the authors of DNV GL’s “Energy Transition Outlook.” COVID-19 has also hastened the decline in carbon dioxide emissions — with 2019 set to be the year of peak CO2 emissions —...

Green building and affordable housing continue to find new ways to fit together as the construction industry transforms. People who live in low-income housing often benefit the most from energy-efficient structures, which has prompted companies to develop ideas for combining both while keeping rent affordable. So, how is green building making...

Serenity Sliding Door Systems has recently released a new “Antimicrobial Slide”, the first complete sliding door system with antimicrobial finishes available for both healthcare and commercial office interior space.       “It’s no secret that doors and door handles are one of the most commonly touched places. This creates many opportunities for transferring...

While digital twins have been used for years in manufacturing and aviation, adoption is slowly making its way to construction. These virtual models collect real-world information about a structure via sensors, drones, and other wireless technology. The “twin” continuously learns from multiple sources, including advanced analytics, machine-learning algorithms and artificial...

Over the last few years, technology companies have been pushing to deepen the integration of computing platforms with our daily lives. One of their goals is to assimilate computers into our surroundings to the point that we don’t notice we’re using them at all. Referred to as “ambient computing,” these technologies...