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  • American University Media Production Center / Washington, D.C.

    When designing the 880-square-foot (82-m2) roof, David Fyffe, P.E., a principal at Seal Engineering Inc., wanted to prove the desirability of installing a green roof as a retrofit.

  • ASHRAE Works to Educate and Build Coalitions on Capitol Hill

    During the last presidential campaign, lobbyists took a lot of heat from candidates and the media. The word “lobbyist” conjured images of sneaky special interests cozying up to Washington, D.C., fat cats to push their agendas. In fact, one of the first acts of the new Obama administration was aimed...

  • Modular Angle Wall From DIRTT

    DIRTT’s modular Angle Wall marries interactive 3-D software and parametric engineering. Designers can manipulate one or many angles in any increment up to 15 degrees off perpendicular. Frames also can be designed off vertical to the same degree. Finish options include glass or veneer inserts and...

  • 10200 Solar-Powered Air Conditioner From GreenCore

    The GreenCore 10200 solar-powered air conditioner combines photovoltaic technology with DC-engineered air conditioning.

  • Disinfectant And Deodorizer From Crypton

    Crypton’s Disinfectant and Deodorizer is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to disinfect Crypton Super Fabric—a fabric that resists spills, stains, odors, mold, mildew and bacteria—creating an engineered system of total disinfection.

  • Solar-Electric Systems From SunLink Corp.

    SunLink Corp. designs and markets engineered mounting solutions for easily integrating solar-electric systems on flat roofs where maximizing electrical output and minimizing roof impact are paramount.

  • LBNL Attains Excellence in Green Design

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was established in Berkeley, Calif., in 1931 by Ernest Orlando Lawrence, a physicist who won a Nobel Prize for his physics work.

  • A Historic Building Earns Two LEED Platinum Awards

    2008 Evergreen Awards Second Place Winner. If one of the original occupants of the 1928 Mutual Building in Lansing, Mich., was to walk into the space today, the experience would be both familiar and astounding.

  • Radiant Heating and Cooling Define Comfort

    A radiant-slab system provides heating and cooling for Loyola University's Klarchek Information Commons, Chicago.

  • University Conserves Water

    Emory University Employs Rainwater Harvesting and Condensation Reclamation