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Enhance a region’s resilience

Superstorm Sandy lashed the eastern seaboard in the United States in 2012, causing USD 70 billion in damages. During the time, Princeton University served as refuge for the community and for first responders. Ted Borer, Energy Plant Manager, Princeton University, in this interview with Ranjana Konatt of Climate Control Middle East, recounts the havoc the hurricane wreaked, while pointing to microgrids as having an essential role to play in a region’s ability to be resilient. Excerpts…

Added: Jan 20, 2019 | By Ranjana Konatt

A ‘joint’ effort towards sustainability

Underscoring that sustainable design involves more than site orientation and energy-saving construction techniques, Stephen Traynor enumerates the advantages of grooved mechanical piping systems, and highlights how alternative joining methods could contribute towards higher building rating.

Added: Jul 27, 2016 | By CCME Content Team