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Subject: Internet of Things | Energy-saving glass | Open source software
Date: Thu Apr 24 19:09:14 MDT 2014
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April 24, 2014

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The Internet of Things offers solutions to government (with related video)
Glass product delivers energy savings in government buildings (with related video)
Open source software provider helps achieve public sector efficiencies (with related video)
Durable fabric structure houses farmers market (with related video)
Need heavy equipment intelligence? It’s all here
Refueling infrastructure: promoting greener fleets
Fleet and facility collaboration breeds efficiency
Check out Penton’s new social media sites!
American City & County Government Virtual Summit is available on demand!
How does your local government fund pothole repairs?

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The Internet of Things offers solutions to government (with related video)

By Michael Keating

Professor Sidney Perkowitz explains how governments can participate in the Internet of Things. Firms like Cisco Systems and Streetline are showing how governments can harness the Internet of Things.

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Glass product delivers energy savings in government buildings (with related video)

By Michael Keating

SageGlass is electronically tintable glass for windows, skylights and curtain walls. It saves energy in government buildings and other facilities. Andrew Hulse, a vice president at manufacturer SAGE Electrochromics, talks about some of the advantages of SageGlass.

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Open source software provider helps achieve public sector efficiencies (with related video)

By Michael Keating

Governments are embracing open source software to manage their data centers, says John Punzak, who is senior national sales director of state and local government/education at Red Hat, a supplier of open source software.

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Durable fabric structure houses farmers market (with related video)

By Government Product News staff

The Central New York Regional Market Authority has opened a new multipurpose facility in Syracuse, N.Y., for its year-round farmers market and other events. The facility is a hybrid fabric-steel structure.

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Need heavy equipment intelligence? It’s all here

By Michael Keating

The new EquipmentWatch INDEX has been issued, and it includes a quick look at price, volume and age trends observed during March 2014.

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Refueling infrastructure: promoting greener fleets

By American City and County staff

A public network of propane autogas stations boosts alternative fuel use in western Washington.

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Fleet and facility collaboration breeds efficiency

By Patricia-Anne Tom

When fleet and facility operations work together, the teamwork can lead to more cost-effective and sustainable government solutions.

GovVoice is American City and County's destination for trends, products, industry news, new applications, articles and commentary from our contributing experts and the government community.

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Check out Penton’s new social media sites!

Penton publications Government Product News and Government Procurement recently launched new Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Stay up to date on new municipal goods and services, as well as procurement tactics and techniques by liking and following both publications using the links below:
Government Product News Facebook
Government Procurement Facebook

Government Product News Twitter
Government Procurement Twitter

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American City & County Government Virtual Summit is available on demand!

Available On Demand:  Don’t miss the opportunity to watch the American City & County Government Virtual Summit on demand and available now. This event features interviews and conversations with thought leaders and industry experts providing a wide range of perspectives on the different ways governments are using technology to make a real difference to their constituents. Featured speakers include the CIOs from the cities of Chicago and San Jose and from King County Washington.

For more information and to register, click here

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How does your local government fund pothole repairs?

'Tis the season to patch potholes. How does your local government fund pothole repairs? Please check all answers that apply in the poll. Don't forget to add your write-ins, and please discuss the poll — Is enough being spent on pothole repairs in your community?

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