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An urban wind and solar energy system that may actually work
on January 28,2015

For land-scarce countries like Switzerland, building a wind or solar park can be out of the question. Here's an invention that might solve it.

on January 28,2015

Elevators and escalators make up 2% to 5% of the energy used in most buildings, but can reach as high as 50% during peak operational times. 

Rendering courtesy Tesla
on January 21,2015

Tesla Motors’ “gigafactory,” a $5 billion project on 980 acres in Sparks, Nev., could annually produce enough power for 500,000 electric cars.

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Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
on December 28,2014 in Feature

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling, as well as how to conduct quick payback and net...

To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarlux’s new administration building in the
on September 07,2014 in Feature

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and...

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...