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04
MAR
2014

Atmospheric Boundary Layer Wind Tunnels

CPP Vice President John Carter explains the importance of atmospheric boundary layer wind tunnels for testing wind effects on structures and presents how they differ from aeronautical wind tunnels. Read more about boundary layer wind tunnels.
16
FEB
2014

Air Quality Permitting Challenges at NBAF

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) will provide the nation with the first comprehensive research facility with the capability to address threats from zoonotic disease and foreign animal disease agents. Early in the design of the project, Kansas...
19
JAN
2014

Wind Loads & Effects Technical Papers

CPP’s engineers and scientists have authored many technical papers and presentations on wind loads and effects, here are just a few. Tornadic Waterspout Impacts on Coastal Australia (Glanville, Rohr, Holmes, 2016) Simultaneous Nett Wind Pressures on...
19
JAN
2014

Building Exhaust Dispersion Technical Papers

Here are a few of the technical papers authored by CPP experts on building exhaust dispersion. Simplified Procedure for Calculating Exhaust Intake Separation Distances (Petersen & Ritter, 2016) Saving Energy in Lab Exhaust Systems (Carter, Cochran &...
19
JAN
2014

Renewable Energy Technical Papers

CPP’s engineers and scientists have authored many technical papers on renewable energy, here are just a few. Wind on Solar Arrays Torsional Instability of Single-Axis Solar Tracking Systems (Rohr, Bourke & Banks, 2015) A hybrid method of generating...
19
JAN
2014

Air Permitting Technical Papers

Here are just a few of the technical papers that CPP’s experts have written on industrial emissions and air permitting. Using physical modeling to refine downwash inputs to AERMOD (Petersen & Guerra, 2016, EM Magazine) Theoretical Problems with Building...
12
JAN
2014

Brochures & Flyers

Looking for a PDF with some information about CPP services? Here they are: Air Quality Brochure Air Quality Overview CPP Overview CPP Brochure (US) CPP Brochure (AU) CPP Total Comfort Wind Effects on Solar Panels WindLab Solar Overview Why Consult a Wind Expert?  
10
JAN
2014

What You Need to Know about Wind Effects on Solar Panels

Scenario: A guy walks up to a wind engineer and says…. I just got off the phone with a grad student at the local university who was breathless with good news for me – with the new wind deflector he’s just designed for my roof-mounted solar racking system, the wind...
08
JAN
2014

The “Effective Stack Height” Fallacy

CPP’s Vice President of Air Quality, John Carter discusses the fallacy of “Effective Stack Height.”