How can you build efficient Urban communities, homes, and businesses?

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New structures should include smart power infrastructure to maximize output of solar or wind energy.

All of our electronics, LED lights, batteries and renewable energy systems utilize DC power.  Our homes and buildings have all been wired with AC wiring for the past 130 years, but this is all changing very quickly.  There are only a few places in the home that need high-voltage AC power.  Every new light in the ceiling needs an adapter to convert the AC power to DC power.(just like the blocks for our phones, laptops, and virtually all other electronics)
LumenCache was designed to safely and efficiently deliver precise amounts of energy to individual loads as needed.  The LumenCache system replaces all AC wires typically found in our ceilings with Cat6 data cables.  All switches in the wall also utilize CAT6 cables.  We still need AC power brought to outlets for our appliances, vacuum cleaners, etc.(but we will eventually transition most outlets to USB and ethernet)
The LumenCache platform takes advantage of open-sourced hardware and software, so companies like Delta Electronics are making their award winning SLM70 exhaust fan work on our system, and Control4 has made a gateway module that allows their customers to use the Control4 app and products on our system.
This technology agnostic approach, and modular design of our power distribution system has solved many of the hurdles we all face with product obsolescence and excess energy conversion and waste.

The LumenCache platform takes advantage of open-sourced hardware and software, so companies like Delta Electronics are making their award winning SLM70 exhaust fan work on our system...

Do you have some connection to LumenCache? A link?

ScottAdams is on Youtube right now (2018-08-18) advocating for eliminating CAT6 because kids have 4G. 🙁

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_over_Ethernet

OTOH he talked about putting data centers underground and capturing the heat. I'd point out this: https://www.sliptalk.com/detroit-salt-mine/

[D]id you know that at one time, Detroit had a very large working class industry right underneath their city’s streets? Detroit had a very large salt mine that was basically an underground industry underneath their city. It was over 1,500 acres big and had over 100 miles of roads making up this underground salt mine. This mine stretches from Dearborn all the way to Allen Park. The mines were owned and operated by The Detroit Salt and Manufacturing Company. It was booming from the early 1920s up until 1983, when it was forced to close due to the falling salt prices. When business was good, they offered public guided tours, which was very popular with school groups. You can still see the entrance at 12841 Sanders Street, but it’s only open for delivery trucks. Read further to see exactly what they are delivering.

I don't know how close this is to the brownfield development.

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