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Can a City Skyline Offer Ways to Measure Energy Efficiency?

Can a City Skyline Offer Ways to Measure Energy Efficiency?

The Emerging Science of Urban Skylines MIT Technology Review, December 14, 2015. Image credit: ahundt Schlapfer and co simply downloaded this information from around five million buildings from 12 North American cities. These ranged from the largest, New York and Los Angeles (with populations of 20 million and 13 million respectively), to midsized cities such

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The Pros & Cons of New Air Conditioning Technology for Tall Buildings

A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings Sourceable, February 23, 2015 Air-conditioning for tall buildings can be a challenge for a number of reasons. As you build taller you have to contend with variance in ambient temperature and wind which is a particular issue when you exceed 60 storeys With air-conditioning typically accounting for

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