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IBM helps the Louvre, USAF and LA schools operate smarter buildings

IBM helps the Louvre, USAF and LA schools operate smarter buildings

The Louvre, the U.S. Air Force and the Los Angeles Unified School District might not seem to have a lot in common -- until you consider their basic needs. "Each organization possesses a complex infrastructure that uses a lot of energy, is expensive to maintain and has special requirements to be highly reliable, safe and secure," said David Bartlett, IBM 's vice president of industry solutions. Bartlett, also known as the company's building whisperer, told me about IBM's work with Europe's most-visited museum, the military branch and second largest school district in the U.S. -- all of which were announced yesterday at the annual IBM Pulse conference in Las Vegas. The theme of Pulse 2012 is "Optimizing the World's Infrastructure," and the three projects highlight how the company's Smarter Buildings solutions can be used in diverse settings to increase efficiency of infrastr...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/03/05/ibm-helps-louvre-...

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