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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 tunnel testing,...
04
JAN
2018

Hear from CPP at American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting

Dr. Ron Petersen to speak and present paper at 20th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA The 20th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA will be held January 7-11, 2018, as part of the...
14
DEC
2017

CPP’s Dr. Petersen and Dr. Guerra address flaws in building downwash program

CPP advances its reputation as an essential voice and leader in the wind engineering and environmental industries. The paper PRIME2: Development and evaluation of improved building downwash algorithms for rectangular and streamlined structures, written by CPP’s Dr. Ron...
08
DEC
2017

Meet with CPP experts at S-Lab Conference, December 12

CPP will be attending the upcoming Laboratory Excellence Conference, December 12, at the Welcome Genome Campus Conference Centre in Cambridge, UK. The conference is offered by S-Lab, a not-for-profit initiative that supports improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of...
09
NOV
2017

CPP Explains the Pitfalls in AERMOD’S Building Downwash

Since the mid-90s, the US EPA has recommended the AERMOD atmospheric dispersion modeling system for estimating the impact of new or existing sources of pollution on ambient air quality. But AERMOD is far from perfect, and recent CPP studies have revealed key shortcomings,...
04
AUG
2016

CPP experts help define natural ventilation for energy savings

Natural Ventilation can take structures one step further towards a healthy environment and sustainable energy savings. The Energy Research and Development Division has released their Final Project Report, “Natural Ventilation For Energy Savings In California Commerci...
17
FEB
2016

CPP featured in Engineers Australia

The February 2016 issue of Engineers Australia features a terrific article, “Winds of Change,” which provides an overview of wind engineering and a few of our projects, such as Platinum Park and Perth Stadium. Congratulations to Dr. Matt Glanville and our Sydney team...
10
MAY
2015

Get to know a flow feature, Godzilla edition: The pressure to move

Company culture is that undefinable sense of place and of shared values that develops through the countless interactions that occur between employees, management, work, and environment. It’s almost impossible to accurately describe a company’s culture with words, and as our...