How Does Urban Farming Influence City Life?

January 16, 2017

With funds from the US Department of Agriculture and the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of Arizona State University researchers is working to create a model that will examine the effects of urban farming Read More

Milwaukee Launches The Better Buildings Challenge

January 13, 2017

The City of Milwaukee is seeking to accelerate smart city plans, focusing on increasing the number of smart buildings which would feature smart heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in addition to motion-sensitive lights. Read More

Chicago Launches Storm Water Management Pilot

January 11, 2017

The City of Chicago’s Array of Things urban sensor initiative has recently launched a new pilot project working with storm water management.  The paved surfaces and infrastructure in the urban environment means that fallen rain, Read More

Echologics Uses Sound Waves to Pinpoint Water Leaks

January 9, 2017

“The challenges around managing water responsibly are not just about conservation. Conservation is a bottom line mission, but the challenge with conservation is that it impacts the utility’s bottom line,” said Nathan Allen, Executive Director Read More

Penn State Tests Low-Carbon Hybrid Microgrid

December 28, 2016

Penn State University, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, is testing a low-carbon hybrid microgrid with the goal of eventually adding additional microgrid sites across the state. It will be installed on a Read More

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