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  • Oct 11, 2016 9:30 am EDT
    Dave Hopping, President, Siemens Building Technologies Division – North America
    This week marks National Fire Prevention Week, which commemorates the Great Chicago Fire that started on October 8, 1871, and tragically killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, and destroyed more than 17,000 structures. Sadly, it’s disasters of this magnitude that help to bring about change and better prepare us for the future.more...
  • Sep 16, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    Dave Hopping, President of the Building Technologies Division – Americas
    Over the past few years, I’ve heard a variety of terms used in the Building Technology industry to describe the latest technological and analytical advances: Intelligent Infrastructure, Internet of Things, and Digitalization. No matter which term you use, what we’re all talking about for buildings is the next generation of automation. In short, it boils down to how best to connect building systems, using applications, to drive more value for the customer.more...
  • Jun 1, 2016 1:48 pm EDT
    Just last month, Siemens participated in Infrastructure Week, a national week of events, education and advocacy efforts to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans.Leaders from across Siemens in the U.S. represented the company to help underline the significant role that technology and software play in enhancing and modernizing critical U.S. infrastructure.more...
  • May 19, 2016 2:00 pm EDT
    Dave Hopping, President, Building Technologies Division – Americas
    Yesterday, I had the opportunity to join government and business leaders in our nation’s capital to discuss the importance of investing in infrastructure from energy to buildings and transportation to our U.S. industrial base. There, the American Society of Civil Engineers released a new report on the critical consequences of not investing in our country’s aging systems. Unfortunately, the outlook hasn’t changed much as we’re still looking at a significant gap between what we are investing nowmore...
  • Apr 22, 2016 8:00 am EDT
    Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens Government Technologies and Dave Hopping, President, Siemens Building Technologies, Americas
    President Obama has said that our environment is too important to neglect, and we at Siemens couldn’t agree more. In honor of Earth Day, we’d like to highlight how a broad spectrum of customers – municipal, industrial, institutional, commercial, and even residential – implement environmentally friendly measures, sometimes in the most unexpected places.  more...
  • Feb 22, 2016 2:30 pm EST
    Dave Hopping, President, Siemens Building Technologies, Americas
    Solutions for building management are evolving through emerging technologies in cloud computing, data analytics, and intelligent field devices.  This shift provides an opportunity for real estate owners to transform their assets into active contributors to business success, making their buildings as reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable as possible.   more...
  • Dec 7, 2015 10:00 am EST
    Kevin Yates, Head Siemens Energy Management Division and Dave Hopping, President, Siemens Building Technologies Division, North America
    Data centers form the backbone of practically every technology and industry. They are the critical, essential infrastructure that enable massive amounts of data being created every second to be shared across millions of connected devices. Often thought of as a room full of servers, a data center is much more than that. It relies on a complex infrastructure including electrical equipment, cooling, fire safety, and security solutions to run efficiently and reliably 24-7.more...
  • Sep 28, 2015 2:00 pm EDT
    John Kovach, Global Head of Data Center Solutions, Siemens
    On any given day, we send 294 billion emails and watch 500 years’ worth of videos on YouTube. This astronomical exchange of information has become a natural part of our everyday lives and seems common place since we’re able to do it with the click of a button, but the infrastructure supporting our growing data sharing habits is anything but easy. Data centers around the world are critical to making our digital lives possible, but as the information we exchange every day continues to grow,more...
  • Aug 13, 2015 12:00 pm EDT
    Dave Hopping, President, Building Technologies
    It’s not often we get to hear a symphony of strings, wind and percussion while installing technology for a customer. Yet in 2010 Siemens was tasked with helping Carnegie Hall - the nearly 125-year old iconic New York City music venue - implement technology that would make its facilities more energy efficient, while bolstering its fire safety, security and control systems. Those efforts to modernize Carnegie Hall were recently recognized by the U.S.more...
  • Jul 2, 2015 11:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    As we celebrate the Fourth of July with our friends and family, we recognize the courageous men and women who return to civilian life having served on behalf of the United States as well as those service members who live on in our memories.With locations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, Siemens is proud to demonstrate a continued commitment to training and hiring our U.S. military veterans. In fact, since signing on to Joining Forces just four years ago, we’ve already more thanmore...