How City Policy Contributes to Energy Efficient Buildings

Though we may take different paths to get there, we are all headed toward the same goal: reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment as we build for the future. In this article we will look at how Brussels, Belgium, Vancouver, Canada, and Seattle have implemented code changes to promote…

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Aerogels

Aerogel is a material that's been around since the 1930's but is now showing promise as an energy saving, high tech material, with applications in various industries including construction. By definition it is "an open-celled, mesoporous, solid foam that is composed of a network of…

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