Executive Analysis Archives

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

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Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3,000 Jobs In Second Quarter

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Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs as smart meter deployment begins.

Send in the Drones

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As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics. 
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A new report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Germ of an Idea

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The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation’s former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

Rising Tide

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The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

IEER Report: Small Modular Reactors a “Poor Bet” To Revive Failed Nuclear Renaissance in U.S.

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$90 billion in initial manufacturing order book needed, requiring involvement by the Chinese or taxpayer-backed federal subsidies. Major implications anticipated in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

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The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.