Research, publications and web sites

Smart is the new green (and it's the future of every modern city)

Wed, 2014-03-05 19:30 -- Jesse Berst

Frost & Sullivan, the respected research and consulting firm, believes smart cities will be a $1.5 trillion dollar market as soon as 2020. But it's not just that lots of people will make lots of money and create lots of jobs. They also point out that "smart" is the new "green." Find out why.

The massive efficiency opportunity under your feet (Hint: heat pumps are hot again)

Tue, 2013-07-23 18:40 -- Jesse Berst

What are the most overlooked energy efficiency opportunities today? We’d put heat pumps on the list -- and apparently we're not alone. Learn why Navigant Research thinks the heat pump market will almost triple in the next few years.

Smart cities researchers simulate human behavior during floods

Tue, 2013-06-04 04:05 -- Jesse Berst

Many of the most exciting smart city possibilities relate to predictive analytics -- crunching data to forecast what will happen next. But there's always been a "blind spot" in how to predict and simulate human decisions, especially during unexpected events. Learn how Australian researchers are making progress on that front.