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  • The University of Ontario Institute of Technology

    The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is so young that the number of its alumni just recently surpassed the size of its staff. Located in Oshawa, Ontario—less than an hour's drive northeast of Toronto—the new campus opened its doors in 2003.

  • Private Equity Office, Menlo Park

    Working in the financial services industry is a stressful, highly charged experience in which 15-hour workdays are the norm. When one quickly growing northern California equity firm needed to move its operations to accommodate its personnel expansion, it hired Gensler to transform two unconnected...

  • LightFair 2008 Calls for Speakers; Deadline Sept. 14

    LightFair International 2008 has issued a call for speakers for its Daylighting Institute and LightFair Institute educational sessions, which include two-day courses, three-hour workshops, and 90-minute seminars in eight tracks. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 14; all submissions must be made...

  • Amazing Glass: Part One

    This is the first in a three-part series about the most important light-managing medium, glass. Part one examines conventional building glass, particularly as it affects daylight and daylighting; part two will look into glass as a medium for lighting and lighting effects; and part three will...

  • Hybrid Solar Lighting Earns Award

    Hybrid solar lighting (a technology that collects sunlight for interior lighting use while simultaneously generating electricity), developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has earned an Excellence in Technology Transfer Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer.

  • Photography For Contractors

    Get publication-quality photos with a digital camera and expert lighting techniques.

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  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.

    Arquitectonica takes a fresh approach to new headquarters for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

  • Vistawall | Solar Eclipse

    This sun-control product joins with curtain wall systems to shade a building's interior, reducing glare and solar heat gain. With a total projection of 24 to 36 inches, brackets, louvers, and fascias are available in several styles and shapes, which can be mixed and matched to create custom designs.

  • PPG Industries | Solarban 70xl

    Surpassing the Department of Energy's commercial building requirements of a light-to-solar-gain ratio of 1.25 or higher, and out-performing comparable products on the market, Solarban 70XL's light-to-solar-gain ratio is 2.33. The low-E glass offers a combination of solar control and visible light...