Bees
biomimicry bees

Bees coordinate to do amazing tasks like building nests and chasing off invaders. Now Toronto-based Regen Energy has applied that "swarm logic" to develop software that lets heating and cooling units in big box stores work together wirelessly to decide when and how often units run to maximize energy efficiency. Target (TGT, Fortune 500) and Sears (SHLD, Fortune 500) rely on Regen Energy to manage energy at their stores.


  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated March 28 2013 10:02 AM ET
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