The Connected Life Under Scrutiny, Eco-Village Community Debuts, and Renewables Grow

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The Connected Life Under Scrutiny, Eco-Village Community Debuts, and Renewables Grow

Green Builder Media's February 5, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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The phenomenon of interconnected devices known as the Internet of Things promises to make every aspect of our lives more efficient and convenient. Are we there yet?

Designed to work with Apple HomeKit technology, the Schlage Sense™ system provides consumers with key free convenience.

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Renewables Grow, Oil Industry Churns In contrast to the financially volatile and politically explosive oil and gas industry, renewables look like a walk in the park. Renewables are experiencing solid and sustained growth, offering a viable, cost-effective solution to dirty fossil fuels and contributing to substantial job creation.

Model of Efficiency The Pumpkin Ridge Passive House demonstrates the power of super-efficient construction. To get to affordable net zero, the designers ran thousands of simulations of building siting, shape, window placement, wall thickness and insulation levels.

The Connected Life Under Scrutiny If by 2030 over one trillion sensors are connected to the Internet, as predicted, then there’s still some time left to figure out how the Internet of Things can and will reshape your life.

Eco-Village Community Debuts A community of net-zero sustainable, affordable homes with spare footprints addresses burgeoning consumer interest in low-maintenance, affordable green living.

New Keyless Lock Offers Freedom and Security Schlage just introduced its latest safe, secure keyless technology—the Schlage Sense Keyless lock. This Bluetooth enabled lock allows residents’ Smartphones to be the key to entering their connected home.

ecoSelect: Simple Green Home Certification Users of the web-based software available through the Green Building Administrator (GBA) can now compare the ecoSelect green building program to Energy Star v3, LEED for Homes and the National Green Building Standard. Want to move your business in a green direction? Check out this program.

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Energy Star | Environment | Green Builder Media | Green Building Administrator (GBA) | Innovation & Technology | LEED | National Green Building Standard | Pumpkin Ridge Passive House | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | ecoSelect

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