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10
SEP
2018

CPP’s Brad Cochran to speak at S-Lab’s Smart Ventilation workshop

CPP’s Brad Cochran will be speaking at the Smart Ventilation workshop September 17, 2018. This gathering of professionals will take place at the University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ. The workshop will precede the S-Lab...
15
AUG
2018

New California law brightens solar power’s future

Boosted by tax incentives and increasing concerns for the environment, solar power has grown exponentially in the U.S., projected to double from 1 million solar panel installations in 2016 to 2 million by the end of 2018. Meanwhile, a landmark California mandate...
07
AUG
2018

Atmospheric scientists critical to construction project success

If a skyscraper is structurally sound or a pedestrian area is pleasant for strolling or sitting, thank an atmospheric scientist. CPP has a few of these professionals on their team and we spoke to Anke Beyer-Lout and Kelly Gassert about what they do and why they do...
06
AUG
2018

CPP welcomes Max Lee to the South East Asia-based team

CPP Wind Engineering’s work surrounds Max Lee, literally. He works in Kuala Lumpur’s Ilham Tower, a past CPP project. Plus, when Lee surveys the skyline, he sees the three towers of Platinum Park, a spectacular development for which CPP provided...
27
JUL
2018

CPP’s Brad Cochran to speak at I2SL China Chapter annual conference

CPP’s Brad Cochran will speak at the annual conference of the China Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL), held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, July 30-31, 2018. I2SL is dedicated to advancing...
25
JUL
2018

How hurricanes develop

There’s no doubt the 2017 hurricane season was one to remember. Last year, Hurricane Maria was the strongest storm, and no one can forget the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. After an eventful year, everyone’s waiting to see what the 2018 hurricane season will...
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...