Energy

Same Place New Face

Savvy Developers and Building Owners Embrace Adaptive Reuse Five years ago, the Chicago Spire was the talk of the town. The 2,000-foot-tall residential tower would…


Next-generation LED Is Brighter

The MSi XPAR LED is designed for retail, hospitality, museum, residential and commercial applications. It is brighter, lighter and more efficient than previous generations and…


Military Snaps to Attention

The U.S. Department of Defense Tests Metal Roof Technology Integrating Renewable Energy and Sustainability Features According to Washington, D.C.-based Energy Star, there are 4.8 million…


Sensors Are Battery-powered

Powercast Corp. has added two ultra-long-life, battery-powered sensors to its line. The WSN-1101 wireless sensor measures temperature, humidity, light and external temperature probes. Featuring a…


Second Chances

When was the last time you were truly awe-inspired? I may be a little biased, but as this issue of retrofit came together, I was…


Cool Lights

LEDs and Lighting Controls Are Sought by Building Owners When Thomas Edison introduced the first practical incandescent light bulb in 1879, it was hailed as…