20 Mar '12, 2pm

You say you want a revolution in window performance. But maybe we're asking too much. @greenspec

You say you want a revolution in window performance. But maybe we're asking too much. @greenspec

I've been working for the past couple weeks on a report on windows--the latest in BuildingGreen's series of special reports on green building (the last one covering insulation ). This focus has reminded me just how much we expect of our windows and what an amazing job they do. First, let's look at everything that windows are expected to do: They provide us with views to the outdoors--whether of drifting snow on a frigid winter morning or kids playing in the backyard in mid-summer. They block the escape of heat and prevent condensation on the glass. They keep out wind-driven rain. On the south side of our homes, especially in colder climates, windows are often expected to transmit beneficial solar heat, helping keep us warm. Yet, in warmer climates--and often on the west and east sides of our houses in more northern climates--we want windows to block the entry of unwanted s...

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An important art opening of social relevance - R.I.P. (Revolution In Progress) (via @loyarburok)

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From AOL to Revolution: Steve Case's second act

From AOL to Revolution: Steve Case's second act

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resnet.us 19 Mar '12, 10pm

On February 27 – 29, 2012 over 900 building performance professionals gathered in Austin, Texas to participate in the 2012...

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Ferrari in Australia - 60 High Performance Years: Legendary supercar maker and the most successful team in Formu...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 19 Mar '12, 4pm

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My interview with @SteveCase and "the second Internet revolution" | new blogpost

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AF asks airmen to rate their own performance

AF asks airmen to rate their own performance

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The viability of modern civilization depends on two important dimensions: 1) the continuous availability and deployment of...