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Researchers Call for ‘Transformative Glazing’

The greatest challenge to the current generation of buildings is climate change, says a team of researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The researchers write in a paper published in One Earth that if the architectural world wants … Continue reading

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Glass Won’t Save Arctic Ice, Scientists Argue

A new study found that a 2018 proposal to cover Arctic sea ice with layers of tiny hollow glass microspheres (HGMs) would instead warm the climate and speed the loss of sea ice. The 2018 proposal argued that the repeated spreading … Continue reading

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Partnership to Enable Development of Photovoltaic Lite Cleaning Systems

UST, a digital transformation solutions company, has partnered with Green Grid. Inc., a climate-focused technology development, integration and professional services business, to develop photovoltaic lite cleaning systems, artificial intelligence and robotic-driven process automation for energy infrastructure. “Climate change has become … Continue reading

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Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act Gains Traction

The Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act is working its way through the legislative process. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu of California in late March 2021, the bill requires the U.S. Department of Labor to instate an enforceable … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Testify About Cleaner Building Efforts

Representatives from several industry organizations came together Friday to testify about increasing energy efficiency in the building sector to reduce the greenhouse gas pollution attributed to commercial and residential buildings. Witnesses requested before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on … Continue reading

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