Products at Work http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56811/more en Data backup refresh helps transit agency reduce data protection costs http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-backup-refresh-helps-transit-agency-reduce-data-protection-costs <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-backup-refresh-helps-transit-agency-reduce-data-protection-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-backup-refresh-helps-transit-agency-reduce-data-protection-costs#comments Computers & Monitors Products at Work Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:03:00 +0000 80611 at http://americancityandcounty.com City launches cutting-edge, green indoor pool retrofit http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit <div class="node-body article-body">The retrofit of the Donald Richards Community Pool HVAC system in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, contributed many benefits to the city's pool.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit#comments Products at Work Recreation Centers Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:50:00 +0000 80601 at http://americancityandcounty.com San Antonio water system using expanded sewer monitoring system to save ratepayers millions http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/san-antonio-water-system-using-expanded-sewer-monitoring-system-save-ratepayers-mil#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:56:00 +0000 80451 at http://americancityandcounty.com 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 A parking lot goes from environmental culprit to eco-partner http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The new &ldquo;green&rdquo; lot cost St. Clair Shores, Mich., only 12 percent&nbsp;more than a conventional asphalt lot. Photo by Sean Riddell.</p> Colorful LEDs highlight city landmark http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80181 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Bayview Bridge lighting project brought new life to old infrastructure.</p> 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> Cloud-based solution helps San Jose transform citizen interactions http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions <div class="node-body article-body">In late 2016, San Jose hired systems integrator AST Corporation to implement Oracle Service Cloud, which would provide the city with a consolidated service request and communications management solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions#comments Products at Work Hardware & Software Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:48:00 +0000 79531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The My San Jose mobile 311 app, an Oracle cloud-based 311 solution that enables residents to report non-emergency service requests via a modern mobile application.</p> New Hampshire fire crew relies on ladder apparatus with a long reach http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/new-hampshire-fire-crew-relies-ladder-apparatus-long-reach <div class="node-body article-body">The Keene, N.H., Fire Department recently ordered a Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder to add to its fleet from Pierce Manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/new-hampshire-fire-crew-relies-ladder-apparatus-long-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/new-hampshire-fire-crew-relies-ladder-apparatus-long-reach#comments Products at Work Fire Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:43:00 +0000 79521 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder. The fire apparatus offers a 107-foot reach, which is the longest in the single rear axle category, according to the company.</p> Maricopa 911 goes to the cloud for improved service http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service#comments Products at Work Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:00 +0000 79221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: dispatchers responding to emergency calls in the Maricopa Region 911 telecommunications center.</p>