Green http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32035/more en Henderson County, N.C., reduces energy costs http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/henderson-county-nc-reduces-energy-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Henderson County, N.C.’s advancements in tracking utility data have reduced the county’s energy consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/henderson-county-nc-reduces-energy-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/henderson-county-nc-reduces-energy-costs#comments Products at Work Green Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80161 at http://americancityandcounty.com Fighting Zika by trapping and killing mosquitos http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos <div class="node-body article-body">DynaTrap has helped Miami reduce its mosquito population in the wake of the Zika virus's spread.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Public Safety Public Works Public Safety Public Works Sustainability Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:22:00 +0000 79541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>DynaTrap&#39;s John Rocha with Miami City Commissioner Keon Hardemon and Florida House Representative Roy Hardemon demonstrating DynaTrap.</p> Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with less http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0000 79061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo show grounds maintenance crews operating the Miami-Dade County propane mower fleet.</p> Water management system provides real-time data for Illinois water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Badger Meter’s BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics system provides near real-time water usage information to the EJ Water Cooperative and its customers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p> South Carolina community gets city-wide infrastructure upgrades http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">Beaufort, S.C., is partnering with Johnson Controls to complete a citywide performance infrastructure and conservation project that’s expected to generate $5.4 million in savings over 15 years.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:32:00 +0000 78651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: an aerial view of Beaufort, S.C.</p> Smart tools help reduce municipal expenses in Delaware community http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community <div class="node-body article-body">Working with Honeywell, Newark, Del., implemented smart technologies to deliver better water utility services and other improvements to residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Smart Cities Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:45:00 +0000 78051 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The screenshot shows some of the data from the city&rsquo;s meter upgrade project. Real-time data can be accessed through the web portal to enable customers to monitor their own water usage. The data enables utility staff to assist customers with details on historical use, identify possible leaks and set up alerts based on water use.</p> Paver meets emissions regs, has no side engine http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/paver-meets-emissions-regs-has-no-side-engine <div class="node-body article-body">A Tier 4 truck engine that fulfills stringent emissions regulations powers the M310CS truck-mounted slurry seal and micro-surfacing paver. Bergkamp is the manufacturer.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/paver-meets-emissions-regs-has-no-side-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/paver-meets-emissions-regs-has-no-side-engine#comments Fleets Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:15:00 +0000 77971 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Bergkamp M310CS truck-mounted slurry seal and micro-surfacing paver.</p> Clear polycarbonate sheet secures vacant structures (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/clear-polycarbonate-sheet-secures-vacant-structures-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">SecureView Clearboarding is a clear polycarbonate window and door boarding system that helps secure and protect vacant and abandoned properties.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/clear-polycarbonate-sheet-secures-vacant-structures-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/clear-polycarbonate-sheet-secures-vacant-structures-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Green Public Safety Public Safety Sustainability Wed, 31 May 2017 14:32:00 +0000 77851 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A side-by-side comparison of conventional plywood and the SecureView Clearboarding system at a vacant home.</p> Bold lighting makes California garage a highly visible landmark http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark <div class="node-body article-body">A county parking garage in San Diego has a distinctive architectural lighting scheme from Acclaim Lighting.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Products at Work Green Sustainability Thu, 11 May 2017 18:24:00 +0000 77561 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A nighttime view of the Cedar and Kettner parking garage illumination project in San Diego.</p> Waste cart design speeds material flow http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow <div class="node-body article-body">The 35-gallon Edge is a two-wheel residential waste container. The unit's design maximizes material flow.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow#comments Material Handling Green Waste Sustainability Tue, 09 May 2017 17:56:00 +0000 77521 at http://americancityandcounty.com