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  • Standardized Energy Retrofits

    Can we tell what an older house will need as an energy upgrade simply by identifying it's building type? Can these standardized energy improvements be applied without an audit? Just how effective can they be? These are a few of the questions that a few Building America research teams have been...

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  • UrbanLab

    Their research into Chicago's infrastructure led to a project.

  • University of Maryland

    The WaterShed house took top honors in the overall competition.

  • Minimizing SSL Flicker

    The Lighting Research Center in Troy, N.Y., has published a report in the journal Lighting Research &Technology on the subject of flicker and stroboscopic effects as they relate to solid-state lighting (SSL). The human factor studies were funded by the Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems...

  • Technology: Friend or Foe?

    Lam Partners created Ideas to Light to inform and educate anyone interested in lighting and design, and to share knowledge the firm has amassed over a 40-year history designing integrated lighting for architecture and outdoor environments. The seventh post to appear on archlighting.com...

  • 3 Up, 3 Down: Demographics Forecast Hot and Cold Metros

    Apartment Finance Today polled three of the industry's top research houses to identify three markets with high demographic upside, and three others that have numbers working against them. Surprisingly, Fort Lauderdale emerged as one of the hottest, while Atlanta is expected to continue its slump.

  • Market Movers

    NUMBERS MAY NOT LIE, BUT SOMETIMES they can make a liar out of conventional wisdom.

  • Three Demographic Trends That May Not Be True

    The apartment industry certainly has demographics on its side. But some recent surveys and trends are turning some commonly held demographic beliefs on their ear.

  • PEOPLE

    Eric S. Belsky has been appointed managing director of Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.