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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 28 Sep - 2 October, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 28 Sep - 2 October, 2015

Date: 28th September 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.


Video: Three top tips for reaching the targeted BREEAM rating - Sep 28 via @BAMConstructUK
Dr Hardip Mann, Senior Sustainability Advisor at BAM Construct UK, gives his three top tips for reaching the targeted BREEAM rating.

Greenpeace says 85% of British power can be via renewables by 2030 - Sep 28 via @HVN_Plus
Britain can produce 85% of its power via renewable energy by 2030 provided it undergoes significant changes in energy production and use, according to a new study by Greenpeace.

Turbocor compressor wins another award - Sep 28 via @CoolingPost
The Danfoss oil-less Turbocor compressor has been presented with a further award, this time from the influential Alliance to Save Energy.

BIM to be utilised on Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou successor - Sep 29 via @BIMCrunch
Details regarding the development of the successor to Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou stadium have been announced, and Building Information Modelling is at the heart of the project.

Bouygues signs UK’s biggest building contract - Sep 29 via @constructionenq
French contractor Bouygues has signed the UK’s biggest ever building contract to deliver phase three of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment.

Datacentre demand set to rise even higher as confidence is on the up - Sep 29 via @datacentresnews
Confidence in the data centre industry is on the rise, according to the latest DC Radar report published by design and consultancy firm Arcadis.

Data Center Management and Control: Good SLAs Make Good Neighbors - Sep 30 via @datacenter
In selecting the right colocation provider, important considerations are the data center management and monitoring tools available for the customer. Monitoring power consumption, having a DR-ready environment and truly partnering with the provider are vital consideration points in making the proper data center choice.

Booming times for data centers in India by Doug Mohney - Oct 1 via @VerneGlobal
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi is the new darling of Silicon Valley and the tech community.  Modi is promoting a "Digital India" with more high-speed Internet access and technology jobs.  With his government pushing big builds of renewable energy over the next seven years, India will be prime territory to build green data centers.

US has world's largest datacentre footprint - Oct 1 via @datacentresnews
The US accounts for 44% of major cloud and internet datacentre sites, followed by China which accounts for 10%, according to new Q2 data from Synergy Research Group.

INET announces third data center in Thailand - Oct 2 via @dcdnews
Internet Thailand (INET) has announced plans to build a third data center to cater to its growing cloud business. The new data center will be the company’s largest to date, and will be ready in 2016, according to a report on The Nation.

Construction output growth hits seven month high - Oct 2 via @constructionenq
Construction buyers reported a seven month high in output growth as the latest Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI index rose sharply to 59.9 in September from 57.3 in August.


 

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