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LEED Platinum My Hiney!

I currently office (when did that become a verb?) in a building that is LEED Platinum certified.

Well somebody spank me! Not only is the building LEED certified. 345 more words

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About LEED

A consulting firm headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, CEEPCO Contracting, LLC, delivers professional-level engineering solutions to clients in the private and public sectors. Among its services, CEEPCO Contracting helps clients reach standards of energy efficiency recognized by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. 135 more words

Ceepco Contracting

Reconciliation between atomic and electronic structure periodicity in Si(111)-7x7

In their recent work published in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Sheverdyaeva et al. investigate the electronic structure of an Si(111)-7×7 solid crystal, in order to look for evidence of corresponding intensity modulation of a surface state. 673 more words

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The Benefits of Sunshades

As you can see by the pictures above, when a designer or architect uses Sunshades (or Brise-soleil as they say in Europe) as part of a building’s design it can dramatically improve the exterior aesthetics of that building. 195 more words

WaterPlace Sets the Standard for Building Design in Salem

Not too long ago, a friend asked me what my favorite building in Salem was. The answer? WaterPlace.

It’s visually appealing. The generous expanse of windows connects the building to the street, creates the impression of accessibility, and also reduces the perception of the building’s mass. 571 more words

Salem

A Sustainable Engine for Innovation in Philadelphia

A Sustainable Engine for Innovation in Philadelphia

Case Study: The University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Center

The University of Pennsylvania’s new Pennovation Center is a rebel, a futurist, a disruptor. 68 more words

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Understand the WELL Building Standard and Its Importance to the Public, Potential Clients

Last year, the U.S. Green Building Council surveyed builders, designers and developers from almost 70 countries and found that 60 percent planned to swap traditional fabrication techniques for green alternatives by 2018. 286 more words

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