Friday, November 16, 2018

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Hybrid rooftop device to harvest solar energy and passively cool buildings at the same time

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Over the last few years, we've been keeping tabs on a cooling system developed by a team led by Professor Shanhui Fan at Stanford...

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Heat-rejecting film could reduce air conditioning costs

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Climate change can be a vicious cycle when folks crank up the air conditioning during heat waves and add even more CO2 to the...

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Alberta increases rebate rates for installing solar panels

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The province is boosting solar power rebate rates for homeowners and doubling the cap on returns for businesses that install solar...

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Richard Branson just launched a $3 million prize for a better air conditioner

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     As incomes rise in cities in India, China, and other quickly growing economies, people tend to make three major purchases first: a TV,...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up November 10, 2018

Got news? This week’s submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a...

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Scientists reveal strange molecule that can store the sun’s energy for 18 years

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     One of the biggest hurdles to widespread adoption of renewables is energy storage. Where do you store energy when the sun's not shining,...

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Built Green Canada takes step forward in water conservation

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     November 8, 2018—Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder® Coalition to bring performance-based water efficiency to...

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Charting the path to emission-free buildings in BC

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The Energy Step Code project may not be sexy. But it highlights the power of broad partnerships, and creates a path to transform the...

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Groundbreaking model code for green construction released

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Washington, D.C. ­– The 2018 International Green Construction Code was released today by the International Code Council, ASHRAE, the...

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