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19
JUL
2018

Wind codes around the world

Local governments usually have ultimate authority over local building codes. Nonetheless, with the exception of a few areas with very unique wind environments (New York City’s urban canyons and Miami’s hurricane-prone beach fronts, for example), most local building...
10
JUL
2018

Wind loads on roof-mounted solar panels

If it seems like solar modules are popping up everywhere, you’re right. In 2006, a new solar energy system was installed, on average, every 80 minutes in the US, and by 2013, installers were building a new system every four minutes. And the installations haven’t...
25
JUN
2018

CPP’s Ron Petersen to speak at ACE 2018 Conference in Hartford

CPP’s Ron Petersen will speak at ACE 2018, which takes place June 25-28. The most comprehensive conference on environmental technology and regulation, ACE 2018 is the annual conference of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA). The conference is...
14
JUN
2018

Meet CPP experts at 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Houston

CPP’s John Carter and Brad Cochran will attend the 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Houston, June 23-27. The Technical Program along with committee meetings, registration, bookstore, and speakers’ lounge will be held at the Hilton Americas hotel and the George R....
19
APR
2018

Meet CPP experts at Research Facilities 2018 Conference

CPP’s Jeff Reifschneider and Ryan Parker will attend the Research Facilities 2018 Conference. In addition, CPP will sponsor the lunch on Thursday, April 26. The Spring Conference takes place April 26-27 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Renaissance Boston...
17
APR
2018

CPP Wind helps indoor farms produce optimal yields

Here’s a vexing truth: the highest demand for fresh produce originates where produce farms are rarest. By the time fresh veggies have traveled from farm to table, the freshness might be gone. But the marketplace has responded with indoor farming. Niche...
12
APR
2018

Meet CPP experts at Tradeline CUSEF Spring Conference 2018

CPP’s Jeff Reifschneider and Collin Zimmerman will attend Tradeline’s Spring Conference of College and University Science and Engineering Facilities 2018. In addition, CPP will sponsor the lunch on Monday, April 23. The Spring Conference takes place April...
22
JAN
2018

ULA partners with CPP Wind Consultants for safe rocket launches

The idea of wind tunnel testing for space launch vehicles might bring to mind a rocket roaring through the atmosphere as it propels its payload into Earth’s orbit or beyond. The wind tunnel testing we are referring to, known as atmospheric boundary layer wind...
18
JAN
2018

The Way the Wind Blows: The Value of Pedestrian Wind Studies

Warm weather brings the great pleasures of dining outdoors and lounging by the pool. But when the wind kicks up, those experiences can quickly turn unpleasant. A force of nature with a mind of its own, wind goes through or around any object or structure it...