Articles by tag: energy consumption

High Energy Consumption Continues to Weigh on the Price of Gas and Its Recurrent Rise

Recently, energy consumption and production are in the limelight and because of that navigating the complexities of the energy market and its implications on the economy require expertise and nuanced understanding. From the role of renewable energy in the infrastructural landscape of Texas to the geopolitical influences of crude oil prices, such insights are […]

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Optimising the Future
Innovation Tech Supports the Growth of Streaming Worldwide

Streaming content is reaching new heights daily. Regardless of the device being used, video streaming has grown significantly since the onset of the pandemic and shows no signs of slowing down. In the U.S. alone, Streaming represented a record 34.8% share of total television consumption, while cable and broadcast came in at 34.4% and […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building
Electrification and Decarbonization Create Better Spaces

“Electrification is another piece of the journey to decarbonize, which means releasing less CO2 into the atmosphere. To do this, it’s reducing the burning of fossil fuels for energy, which relates mainly to building heating for space and water,” Scanlan explained. The move toward this, certain to be a bigger focus in the next year, […]

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Energy
“The World Will Be Using More Oil & Gas in 20 Years” says Chevron CEO

Chevron Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mike Wirth said that the world will use more oil and gas in 10, 20 years. Wirth said that they want to incrementally improve understanding of new technologies and that the company will be methodical in doing so. Wirth spoke with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel. Watch or read the interview […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building
How to Make the Most of the Re-emerging Focus on Indoor Air Quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a hot topic in building maintenance to the forefront of the conversation – indoor environment quality. On this episode of 10 Minutes to a Better Building, Boland EVP Jerry Scanlan noted that the term has implications that extend well beyond just air quality. “There are four main elements in […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Solar Energy Industry

Like every industry the world over, the solar energy industry has felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with reopening in full swing and a new normal on the horizon, the solar industry is looking to return to pre-pandemic levels of growth and advancement. In this video, Safari Energy Chief Commercial Officer Kirk Edelman […]

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Building Management
Water Solutions: The Importance of Maintaining HVAC Coils

HVAC systems work tirelessly to heat, cool, and clean the air we breathe. But too often, critical components fail to receive regular maintenance, and the consequences are costly. Over time, condenser, evaporator, and air handler coils accumulate dirt, grease, and bacteria from the air and environment. Without proper cleaning, this buildup compromises efficiency and […]

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diversity equity
The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI In School Safety
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Thermal Energy Storage Brings Resilience and Risk Reduction to the Cold Chain
September 9, 2019

A hearty steak, an icy smoothie, a chef’s special; we enjoy some of our favorite foods, meals, and conveniences thanks to the cold chain—the use of commercial and industrial facilities that store and ship refrigerated and frozen food. But keeping these cold foods at your neighborhood grocer or restaurant is a costly process. Large […]

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