Menck to Produce Advanced, Energy-Efficient Windows in Chicopee, MA
Menck USA has finalized details to begin production of advanced, energy-efficient windows in 75,000 of leased space at 77 Champion Drive in Chicopee, MA. The new manufacturing facility will make...
Tiny trend shows pluck
How big is 173 square feet? The size of four ping pong tables. Fast Company''s Sydney Brownstone reports on a Graham Hill Brazilian project that sizes luxe micro units at 275 square feet, at about $974 per square foot.
Optimizing carbon nanotube arrays for use in hot spots
Experimental evidence and computer simulations suggest how to grow structures with the best trade offs between three desired characteristics: strength, flexibility and the ability to dissipate heat.
Little Watty, star of BSEE?s regular competition, continues to travel the UK, exploring interesting places, admiring the built environment and considering how he can reduce his carbon pawprint. Watty does like to have his picture taken as a memento of his travels and BSEE readers are given the chanc...
McGraw Hill Construction's Harvey Bernstein Appointed to World Green Building Council Corporate Advisory Board
McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com/) today announced that Harvey Bernstein, the company's Vice President, Industry Insights & Alliances, has been appointed to the Corporate Advisory Board of the World Green Building Council.
Study finds more spending on fire suppression may lead to bigger fires
The "firefighting trap" is a term often used by business managers to describe a shortsighted cycle of problem-solving: dealing with "fires," or problems, as they arise, but failing to address the underlying cause, thereby increasing the chance that the same problem will crop up in the future. Resear...
Exhibition Review: Cooking with Kulapat
Architect Kulapat Yantrasast curates a process-focused exhibition at New York's R 20th Century gallery.
Damper actuators: Honeywell
Honeywell has launched a universal replacement Low/Medium Torque Actuator for fire and smoke dampers. The updated, UL555 and UL555S compliant actuator is designed to simplify the replacement process by offering new time-saving installation features in addition to reducing the number of models distri...
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Apple's New Office Pushes Construction's Cutting Edge
The maker of high-design electronics is taking its quest for aesthetic perfection to architecture.
Monitoring and energetic performance analysis of an innovative ventilation concept in a Belgian greenhouse
Publication year: 2012Source:Energy and BuildingsN. Van den Bulck, M. Coomans, L. Wittemans, J. Hanssens, K. Steppe Greenhouse cultivation is an intensive part of horticulture in Flanders in which large production volumes are accompanied by significant energy consumptions. Demand for energy efficien...
Modeling of mechanical bond-slip for steel-reinforced concrete under thermal loads
Publication year: 2013Source:Engineering Structures, Volume 48Thanyawat Pothisiri, Pattamad Panedpojaman The mechanical bond-slip relationship for steel-reinforced concrete at elevated temperatures is investigated by using an analytical model based on the smear crack theory and the thick-wall cylind...