Commercial Buildings


Energy Recovery Ventilator Systems Research

Published on August 12th, 2014 | by pressroom

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An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is a type of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment that uses the energy associated with the thermally conditioned air being exhausted from a building to precondition the incoming air. ... Read More


Yingli Solar

Composite Material Reduces Cost of Solar Panels

Published on August 12th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Yingli Green Energy, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” announced that they have successfully completed trial production of monocrystalline ingots for solar panels using new material technology. Instead ... Read More


Building Envelope Thermal Analysis Guide

Thermal Bridging Guide Provides Energy Efficiency Solutions

Published on August 11th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

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Morrison Hershfield announced last week that the book Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide – Analysis, Applications, and Insights is now public and can be downloaded. The guide aims to overcome obstacles confronting the industry with respect to mitigating ... Read More



Urbana Creates Beautiful Experiences

Published on August 9th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

When art is experienced it becomes part of a person and if the experience is grand enough it becomes part of the space it occupies. A design firm that specializes in such unique visual experiences is ... Read More


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Origami Robot Folds Itself Up, Crawls Away

Published on August 8th, 2014 | by pressroom

Think 3D printing and origami robots. Very interesting technology here from an MIT and Harvard team. For years, a team of researchers at MIT and Harvard University has been working on origami robots — reconfigurable robots ... Read More

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