Energy Efficiency, Technology and User Behaviour »

Will the brain ever be as programmable as a thermostat? We are talking about hardware, software and wetware – the latter being the puzzling stuff between people's ears that make their behaviours so hard to manage. (Heard this word at an energy conference last year) Read More

Some thoughts from The OLD Green Generation, source unknown »

For everyone who thinks your grandparents ruined the planet... Read More

Smart Connected Real Estate... How it Works and The Art of the Possible »

Some of the challenges of energy use in buildings are within our control, yet change is hard to come by in a business that makes money... Read More

A Review of REALCOMM 2011 »

Robert H. Lane reviews the 13th Annual REALCOMM show. Attended by some 400 delegates representing major Real Estate owners, property developers, major tenants and the Federal Government, this year's show was in Orlando, FLA. The theme of this Conference was ‘BEYOND ROI’ – Driving Business Value with Technology. Read More

Observations from AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning.Heating.Refrigerating Exposition) »

Years of consulting to the AHR industry Robert H.Lane has a way of predicting the future based on the past, the leading technologies and the people in the industry... Read More

The Electrician of the Future »

The times they are a changing and Electricians are not immune to those changes. Robert H. Lane describes what he is seeing and why... Read More