• On February 12th 2015, French Senators passed a law that makes it mandatory for the owners of energy-intensive housing to undertake renovation works by 2020; the deadline (previously 2030) was...

    Where to start to save energy

    On February 12th 2015, French Senators passed a law that makes it mandatory for the owners of energy-intensive housing to undertake renovation works by 2020; the deadline (previously 2030) was...

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  • In his book What colour is your building?, David Clark looks into energy consumption in office buildings and provides measuring tools as well as ways of minimizing wastage. He suggests practical solutions to improve energy efficiency and energy consumption management in the built environment, in a bid to reduce harmful CO2 emissions.

    What colour is your building? (David Clark)

    In his book What colour is your building?, David Clark looks into energy consumption in office buildings and provides measuring tools as well as ways of minimizing wastage. He suggests practical solutions to improve energy efficiency and energy consumption management in the built environment, in a bid to reduce harmful CO2 emissions.

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  • Worldwide data volumes have seen a 10-fold increase in the last two years, posing the challenge of analysing unprecedented amounts of information.  This challenge can be met thanks to a major breakthrough that has reshaped uses and opened up new, unhoped-for avenues: big data.

    Big data, an energy saving boon?

    Worldwide data volumes have seen a 10-fold increase in the last two years, posing the challenge of analysing unprecedented amounts of information. This challenge can be met thanks to a major breakthrough that has reshaped uses and opened up new, unhoped-for avenues: big data.

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  • While connectedness was once limited to electronics, the internet of things (IoT) now connects objects of our daily lives. According to Idate, there are already more objects able to collect, analyse and share data than people on earth: the internet of things now consists of 15 billion connected objects, and is set to expand five-fold (80 billion) by 2020. Almost everything has become measurable and controllable: room occupancy, temperature, air quality, light...

    The internet of things, towards a more efficient and productive society

    While connectedness was once limited to electronics, the internet of things (IoT) now connects objects of our daily lives. According to Idate, there are already more objects able to collect, analyse and share data than people on earth: the internet of things now consists of 15 billion connected objects, and is set to expand five-fold (80 billion) by 2020. Almost everything has become measurable and controllable: room occupancy, temperature, air quality, light...

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  • Claudio Colluci, an Austro-Italian designer and interior architect, talked to Energy 3.0 about his design for Arbre à Vent®, an energy-producing, sustainable invention that mimics the natural form of trees,  manufactured by French start-up company NewWind.

    Interview with Claudio Colucci for Rexel: Winds of Change

    Claudio Colluci, an Austro-Italian designer and interior architect, talked to Energy 3.0 about his design for Arbre à Vent®, an energy-producing, sustainable invention that mimics the natural form of trees, manufactured by French start-up company NewWind.

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