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Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 03:05 PM

Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.

From Vice

On April 22, Earth Day, New...

Illustration of  MOlecular Solar Thermal (MOST) window film which keeps rooms from heating up during the day and warms them at night

Cooling/heating window film captures and releases solar energy

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 02:54 PM

From New Atlas

A couple of years ago we heard about the MOlecular Solar Thermal (MOST) system, in which solar energy is stored in a liquid medium, then later released...

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City of Mississauga’s five year energy conservation plan an environmental success

Posted on Monday, 08 July 2019 09:44 AM

From Construction Links Network

The City of Mississauga has successfully completed its last Five Year Energy Conservation Plan (2014-2019), and will begin a new energy conservation...

Digital Twin: The new revolution in construction

Posted on Tuesday, 02 July 2019 11:09 AM

From BIM Today

A ‘digital twin’, put simply, is a vertical representation of a physical thing. As a concept, it sounds little better than a typical CAD model for a building in...

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Modular construction: From projects to products

Posted on Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:48 AM

From McKinsey & Company

Shifting construction away from traditional sites and into factories could dramatically change the way we build. Will modular construction...

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