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  • A Zero-Energy Seismic Sensor

    Student Daniel Tomicek has developed a sensor that uses the kinetic energy created by an earthquake to monitor and report damage to buildings and infrastructure without needing electrical energy, Blaine Brownell reports.

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  • Green Building Information Gateway Launched

    The USGBC’s web-based tool aims for greater transparency and understanding of green-building practices.

  • GSA Calls For Green Technologies to Test

    The U.S. General Services Administration is gathering info for its Green Proving Ground program that examines sustainable building technologies and practices for federal buildings.

  • Feeling the Heat

    Thermal imaging can shave significant time off of building investigations, but only if the results are interpreted correctly.

  • Protecting Your LED Investment

    LEDs offer many benefits in terms of energy efficiency, but as a new technology, they also carry some risk. Learning more about the technology can help avoid pitfalls.

  • Architects Should Prepare to Take a Leading Role in Energy Modeling

    As an integrated design process becomes the norm and energy usage moves up in the priorities of a project, design teams must begin looking at energy early on.

  • Across the Institute

    Cincinnati, Lincroft, Charleston, New York, Pawtucket

  • Spell It Out

    A look at the process—and the importance—of the written lighting-controls narrative.

  • Pro Bono Publico

    David Baker of David Baker + Partners Architects discusses finding common ground.