Green Design

LEED certification

What is LEED? – Introduction

Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This is the first post in a series about the LEED rating system for green buildings.   LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.  It is a green building certification program that requires a ... Read More


Smart meter

Smart Meters Get Smarter With New Microcontrollers

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announced the newest addition to its TX04 series of ARM® Cortex®-M4F core-based microcontrollers (MCUs). The TMPM411F20XBG MCU facilitates electric power calculation and communication in smart meters, as well as sensing ... Read More


Shipping container clinic

All About Container Clinics

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by GBE FACTS

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Shipping containers can offer a multitude of uses. One of these uses is a shipping container clinic – a type of architecture that makes use of the containers as medical clinics that can be set up ... Read More



Beautiful Concepts to Consider in Architecture

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

One of the greatest things in the architectural and design fields that has come from modern technology is the ability to share conceptual solutions with audiences before they become built spaces. These ideas may never actually ... Read More

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