Lightweight Facade Systems
KieranTimberlake Associates has developed a strategy to achieve high performance in lightweight facade systems.
Rehab Project Revitalizes East Hills
PITTSBURGH, PA. - Last year, HUD was set to foreclose on Second East Hills, a very low income apartment community built in the East Hills section in the late 1960s, which at the time was only 30 percent occupied and experiencing an annual turnover rate of 25 percent. Enter Telesis Corp
CeeLite Partners With Eastman Chemical Company To Launch LEC Light
CeeLite, a commercial manufacturer of Light Emitting Capacitor (LEC) technology (using light-emitting phosphors) based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and Kingsport, Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical Company have partnered to allow CeeLite to use Eastman's proprietary Encapsulation Technology and...
Aging Public Housing Repaired
PITTSBURGH—An unusual loan guarantee, backed only by the promise of energy efficiency, helped the Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) pay for some pricey new windows for several of its oldest public housing projects.
A Tale of Two States
We all know that local resistance to the construction of affordable rental family housing is a key factor affecting our industry and the housing opportunities we can provide.
Michaels Builds with Strong Partnerships
PHILADELPHIA—Robert Greer still remembers the night police officers asked him to leave his own development meeting.
IBACOS Launches Web-Based Lighting Guide
Integrated Building and Construction Solutions (IBACOS), a Pittsburgh-based building science firm, has launched a free online High Performance Lighting Guide. Designed to help builders and homebuyers install attractive and energy-efficient lighting in new and existing homes, the guide was developed...
The Lighting Practice Awards Scholarship
Devin Maurizio has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Philadelphia-based lighting design consultants the Lighting Practice. Maurizio, a third-year student at Pennsylvania State University, is majoring in architectural engineering with a concentration in lighting design.
boathouse row: incandescent vs. led
can leds effectively relight historic structures in a way that respects content and conveys authenticity within a contemporary context? That is the question raised by the updated exterior lighting system for the 12 Victorian-era boathouses along Philadelphia's Schuylkill River.