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Electrical and Power April 12, 2011

Schneider in talks to buy Luminous for $800M

Schneider Electric is in talks to take control of privately held Indian power and energy storage company Luminous Power Technologies.

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Electrical and Power February 24, 2011

U.S. Architecture Billings Index falls in January

Cautious optimism for design industry: January ABI 50.0, down 3.9 pts, new projects index falls 5 pts to 56.5.

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MNS, ECS November 4, 2009

Ivy League school performs campus-wide mass notification system test

University of Pennsylvania successfully conducts a campus-wide mass notification system test in less than 10 minutes.

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Educational Facilities September 4, 2009

Summit on high-performance educational buildings coming soon to New York City

Summit on high performance educational facilities announced for Sept. 16th in New York City.

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Energy, Power June 26, 2009

PepsiCo opens green plant in China

PepsiCo opens LEED-certified plant in Chongqing, and expects to open five more plants in the next two years.

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Other Building Types June 26, 2009

U.S. to spend $3.9 billion on smart grid

DOE Secretary Steven Chu has announced $3.9 billion in smart grid funding.

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Building Automation and Controls June 20, 2009

Increase of solar and wind power heading to Calif.

Southern California Edison has acquired 960 MW of solar thermal and wind power, with plans of opening plants in the coming years.

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Other Building Types June 18, 2009

LEED may be coming soon for data centers

The U.S. Green Building Council is considering adjusting LEED to incorporate the energy used by commercial data centers. 

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Healthcare Facilities April 8, 2009

Italy earthquake exposes poor building standards

A 9-year-old hospital building collapsed, bringing into question building standards in Italy.

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