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Aug 19th 2015

Clean Power Plan & Future of Renewable Energy

August 2015 Solar in the News Obama’s Clean Power Plan: Solar Companies Win, Taxpayers Lose On August 3rd President Obama rolled out a new plan to increase clean energy. According to Solar Industry Magazine, “The fundamental objective of the Clean Power Plan is the phasing ou favor of low- or zero-emission sources”. The plan does not directly call for the installment of photovoltaic systems, but it does increase incentive to create and enhance mechanisms that will facilitate solar energy. Learn […] Read More »

Aug 12th 2015

Sustainable Engineering: Benefits of a Living Wall

Eco-friendly architectural designs are both beneficial to the community and the environment as well as socially responsible. If you are looking to incorporate an eco-friendly design into your office, consider a living green wall, which has numerous benefits. As we run out of green space in cities across the nation, living green walls can transform an urban space into something beautifully natural. What is a Living Wall? A living wall, more commonly known as a green wall or even as […] Read More »

Aug 5th 2015

What Exactly is Cloud Computing?

A popular buzzword today, it seems that the “cloud” has taken over. Many people find themselves wondering what and where the cloud is. Virtualization and cloud computing have been around since the early ’60s but was not brought to the forefront until the mid-2000s. It can be a confusing concept to grasp, like some mystical file floating in space. Unlike the clouds in the sky, this cloud is virtual, and is the way of the future. Get to know the […] Read More »

Jul 29th 2015

Cyber Security Protection: Has Your Data Been Hacked?

Most companies assume that internal IT infrastructure is a secure zone, and is free from any malicious third party compromise. Unfortunately, this is not reality, as network intrusions, malware infections, data thefts and other malicious activities are not being detected in many business networks. According to the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report, every business network analyzed by Cisco, has traffic going to websites that host malware, which could be putting your network at risk. But the good news is: “The […] Read More »

Jul 22nd 2015

Renewable Energy & Solar Power Generation

July 2015 Solar in the News Get the latest on solar energy, photovoltaic news and learn about all things under the sun across the country, from the KMB photovoltaic and engineering design group. New Solar Energy Project at US Submarine Base Will Be At or Below Cost of Other Power Sources In Georgia, US Navy Submarine Base Kings Bay is planning on building a $75 million solar array. The project, which should be fully functional by next year, is expected […] Read More »

Jul 15th 2015

Solar Power On the Rise Across the United States

Solar power was the fastest-growing form of electricity generation in the United States in 2014. Solar power is a clean, reliable, increasingly affordable source of energy and is experiencing remarkable growth across the U.S. The potential for commercial, municipal and industrial building construction to incorporate renewable energy systems has never been greater. KMB Design Group is at the forefront of the escalating solar industry, and is considered a leading consulting firm in the renewable energy field providing photovoltaic design and […] Read More »

Jul 13th 2015

Solar Energy Storage | Organic Solar Cells | Hello Renewables

Solar in the News Get the latest on solar energy, photovoltaic news and learn about all things under the sun across the country, from the KMB photovoltaic and engineering design group. 3 Ways the World’s Power Mix Is about to Change Big changes are afoot for the energy sector in the next 25 years. Coal and gas are headed out and solar and wind are rushing to take their place. By 2030, utility-scale solar photovoltaic cells—big arrays of panels, not […] Read More »

Jul 10th 2015

Sustainable “Green” Building Design Checklist

The many benefits of going green are well known. Not only is it good for our environment, it also makes office building a healthier place to work for employees (boosting productivity), is more aesthetically pleasing, benefits the community, and saves money (boosting ROI). Making the choice to use sustainable architecture are an easy way to lower greenhouse gas emissions and boost business at the same time. Check out our recent blog post, Importance of Sustainable Building Design [INFORGRAPHIC] for more […] Read More »

Jun 30th 2015

Data Disaster Recovery Response: Rest Assured with the Cloud

Whether from power outage, environmental disaster, human error, software failure or deliberate cyber-attack; data disasters can happen. 57% of businesses state that they do not have any type of disaster recovery plan and are not prepared to recover their IT and related assets. Protect your organization and be confident with a data disaster recovery plan. KMB offers IT services including disaster recovery, business continuity planning and cloud computing to protect your organization’s data in the event of a failure or […] Read More »

Jun 27th 2015

Importance of Sustainable Building Design

Sustainable building design plays a key role in helping business owners reduce resources while maintaining a higher quality indoor environment for their employees or tenants. Many of the factors that lead to unnecessary energy and water usage (resulting in waste) can affect our health and comfort. Buildings are one of the easiest way to address climate change and the least costly way to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable Buildings Defined The most effective sustainable designs should have minimum harmful impacts […] Read More »