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Generating more power
Michael Blake, national sales manager of HIPPO Multipower, explains the trends in multipower systems and how government leaders should navigate doing business with the multipower industry.
Green building project cuts costs
Shirley, Mass., and ABM Industries collaborated to complete an infrastructure redevelopment project to reduce operating costs and maximize sustainability, cutting energy consumption by 26 percent since 2013.
Philly’s NG9-1-1 improves emergency response
Migrating Philadelphia’s emergency response network to the VESTA 9-1-1 Call Handling system has laid the groundwork for the city to transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 technology and accept new forms of emergency requests from its citizens.
Data backup refresh helps transit agency reduce data protection costs
The STORServer EBA852 serves as Dallas Area Rapid Transit's primary backup, and through use of the technology, the agency has reduced overall costs for data protection by removing redundant data.
City launches cutting-edge, green indoor pool retrofit
The retrofit of the Donald Richards Community Pool HVAC system in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, contributed many benefits to the city's pool.
New York City’s better way to pay traffic tickets
New York City utilizes PayNearMe to help people pay for traffic fines with cash during non-business hours, while also relieving processing work for the city's Traffic Violations Bureau.
San Antonio water system using expanded sewer monitoring system to save ratepayers millions
A successful pilot program for the San Antonio Water System is expanding to encompass the nation’s widest deployment of smart infrastructure in sewer collection systems to lower operating costs, reduce rate pressure and dramatically decrease sewer overflow risk.
Henderson County, N.C., reduces energy costs
Henderson County, N.C.’s advancements in tracking utility data have reduced the county’s energy consumption.
Colorful LEDs highlight city landmark
Quincy, Ill. decided to bring the luster back to the Bayview Bridge through a lighting scheme that would highlight the architectural beauty of the bridge without creating maintenance issues and energy cost.
A parking lot goes from environmental culprit to eco-partner
St. Clair Shores, Mich.'s new lot reduces the amount of contaminant-bearing stormwater dumped into Lake St. Clair by 95,000 gallons per rain event.
Maricopa 911 goes to the cloud for improved service
Maricopa, Ariz., Region 911 turned to a cloud-based solution from Talari to help handle more than 2.2 million calls for police, fire and emergency medical assistance each year.
Go here for residual value projections
EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has released the third annual Residual Values Report.
Information platform speeds airport credentialing process
The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.
Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with less
The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is maintaining more of its green space with less fuel and maintenance since switching from gasoline to propane mowers.
Report sees continued strength in the government market
Onvia’s latest quarterly procurement trends report shows a 5.4 percent increase in bidding opportunities at state, local and education agencies.

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