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Fierce Energy piece featuring Bluestone AEE award for energy-efficiency retrofit

Fierce Energy featured Bluestone Energy’s recent award by the AEE chapter of New England for a project with AHOLD’s Stop and Shop division. From the article: The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has recognized Bluestone Energy’s energy-efficiency project for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company as the Best Multi-site Retail Energy Program in New England. The project has been recognized for its implementation of a range of comprehensive energy improvements, as well as its quick […]

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Bluestone Energy featured in Boston Business Journal article on job creation in energy sector

Bluestone was recently interviewed in the Boston Business journal article titled “HVAC, cheap natural gas fuel job creation in energy”. From the article: Sue Tierney, a managing partner at Analysis Group Inc., said that the Boston area is home to two major energy distribution companies: Nstar and National Grid. Nstar’s recently proposed merger with Connecticut utility company Northeast Utilities could result in some job consolidation, but likely more in Connecticut than here, she said. Bluestone […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy interviewed by DataCenter Dynamics about new NIX.CZ connection to boost IPv6 capabilities

Datacenter Dynamics recently interviewed Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy about how their new NIX.CZ will boost their IPv6 capabilities. From the article: Martin Levy, Huricane Electric’s director of IPv6 strategy, said the new connection strengthened the company’s commitment to the central European market, with its fast growth in demand for IPv6 services. “This new connection will allow Hurricane Electric to continue its aggressive global expansion while delivering next-generation IP access.” The connection expands Hurricane Electric’s network […]

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Bluestone Energy’s President writes article for EDC Magazine about retrofit project at Colonnade Hotel

Bluestone Energy’s President writes article for EDC Magazine about retrofit project at Colonnade Hotel

Bluestone Energy’s President Peter Fairbanks recently wrote an article for EDC Magazine about the Colonnade Hotel partnering with Bluestone Energy Services to implement hotel-wide energy efficiency upgrades. After its initial evaluation of the hotel, Bluestone Energy Services successfully secured a $465,000 incentive payment from NSTAR that enabled Bluestone to make numerous eco-friendly improvements to dated, inefficient or otherwise failing systems. First, Bluestone Energy installed a new efficient chiller with frictionless oil-free compressors. This state-of-the-art chiller […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong writes an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adpotion

Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong recently wrote an article for Data Center Knowledge on IPv6 Adoption in the Data Center. From the article: Most data center operators know that a failure to transition to IPv6 will eventually restrict access to connected resources and degrade communications efficiency. But one lesson of World IPv6 Day (held June 8, 2011) is that IPv6 adoption can bring immediate benefits in the form of improved network topologies and security today. In […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Gabriel Andreson writes article for EDC Magazine about how to evaluate LED Technologies

Bluestone Energy’s Director of Lighting Gabriel Andreson recently wrote an article for EDC Magazine titled “Evaluating LED Technology”, in which he reviews the ways facility managers and other buyers of LED technologies should evaluate the offerings in the marketplace. From the article: n order to better evaluate LED technology, there are a few key concepts that must be understood: Luminous Efficacy – This is defined as the number of lumens generated per watt of electricity […]

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Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes piece for infoTECH Spotlight about cooling the cloud

Bluestone Energy’s Coy Stine writes piece for infoTECH Spotlight about cooling the cloud

Bluestone Energy’s Director of Data Center Services Coy Stine recently wrote an article for infoTECH Spotlight titled “Cooling the cloud” about the challenges the architecture of the cloud brings to traditional cooling paradigms. From the article: According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce), cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, […]

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Future Facilities engineering and product manager Akhil Docca interviewed for article in CIO Magazine

At the DatacenterDynamics conference in San Francisco last week, Intel presented results from a proof-of-concept it conducted with Future Facilities, which develops CFD (computational fluid dynamics) software for simulating airflow. The test showed that the on-chip sensors allow CFD tools to model more accurately how air is moving in a data center, and also to predict more accurately how new IT equipment will affect airflow, said Akhil Docca, engineering and product manager at Future Facilities. […]

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Bluestone Energy’s retrofit for Boston’s Colonnade Hotel featured in Engineered Systems

Bluestone Energy Services’ recent retrofit of the Colonnade Hotel in Boston was featured in an article titled “Welcome to Boston!” in Engineered Systems. Smaller in size but big on style and service, the Colonnade looked to compete with bigger brands by cutting costs behind the scenes. Bluestone’s turnkey retrofit of existing systems had a chiller overhaul lead the list of improvements, which included lighting and controls retrofits, and allowing rooms to recirculate air when unoccupied. […]

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Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy interviewed for article on IPv6 for The Economist

Hurricane Electric’s Martin Levy was interviewed for a recent article on IPv6 for The Economist. From the article: Two raised to the 128th power is an enormous number: roughly 340 billion billion billion billion—or, as Martin Levy of Hurricane Electric likes to say, “more than four quadrillion addresses for every star in the observable universe”. That will come in handy when the “internet of things” becomes a reality. Already, some 2 billion people have access […]

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