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Penn State is Using Automated Controls to Reduce GHG Emissions

Penn State is Using Automated Controls to Reduce GHG Emissions

Penn State uses digital building automation systems to boost sustainability Penn State News, August 11, 2015. Image credit: drocpsu Since Penn State has 20.5 million square feet of building space at University Park campus alone, the building automation systems are a major component of the University’s overall energy reduction and conservation efforts. The automated controls have

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Ammonia-based Battery: Converting Waste Heat into Electricity

As modern power generation methods are designed to squeeze the most power from the least amount of fuel, engineers are constantly looking at techniques to improve efficiency. One way to achieve this is to scavenge waste energy left over from the production process to capture and convert low-grade heat into usable energy.

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