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2012-11-01 23:39:24

Concordia researchers propose new building guidelines to clean up city air As urban populations expand, downtown buildings are going nowhere but up. The huge energy needs of these skyscrapers mean that these towers are not only office buildings, they´re polluters with smokestacks billowing out toxins from the rooftop. Our cities are dirtier than we think. New research from Concordia University just might clean them up. By examining the trajectory and amount of air pollution from a...

2011-10-31 10:18:17

Across-wind loads and effects have become increasingly important factors in the structural design of super-tall buildings and structures with increasing height. Although researchers have investigated the problem for over 30 years now, the research achievements of across-wind loads and effects and the computation methods of equivalent static wind loads are still not satisfactory. Professor GU Ming and his group from the State Key Laboratory of Disaster Reduction in Civil Engineering set out to...

2008-10-24 15:00:22

Cleanfield Energy Corp ("Cleanfield") a subsidiary of Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AIR) announced today the appointment of Stephen Kooiman as its Wind Energy Specialist. Mr. Kooiman is a graduate of McMaster University Mechanical Engineering Department with a B.Eng summa cum laude in 2006, where he specialized in thermofluids. He completed his M.A.Sc. from McMaster in 2008 and focused his thesis on evaluating the urban environmental wind effects on the performance of...

2008-09-22 12:00:33

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a264c8/wind_engineering_a) has announced the addition of the "Wind Engineering Abstracts" report to their offering. Wind Engineering Abstracts offers several hundred summaries in each volume of significant contributions to the advancement of wind energy, drawn from a wide range of journals, government agency reports, and conference proceedings. For an overview and up-date of this important field, Wind Engineering Abstracts...

2008-09-19 06:00:26

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b2640b/wind_engineering) has announced the addition of the "Wind Engineering" subscription to their offering. Having been in continuous publication since 1977, Wind Engineering is the oldest and most authoritative English language journal devoted entirely to the technology of wind energy. Under the direction of a distinguished editor and editorial board, Wind Engineering appears bimonthly with fully refereed...


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