Paving a safe surface for seniors to walk on

Earlier this summer, Federation Housing, a nonprofit developer of retirement homes, installed a 502-m2 (1650-sf) permeable pavement at its Samuel A. Green House in Elkins Park, a closed-in suburb of Philadelphia. The pavement was for walkways and a circular patio at Gil Rosenthal Garden of Peace, located in the...
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Explosion-proof LED lighting fixtures set to grow

According to a study conducted by ElectroniCast Consultants, explosion-proof lighting with light-emitting diode (LED) technology is slated to be worth $787.7 million in 2026. The global consumption value will grow at a rate of 2.15 percent and increase to $743.6 million in 2021, up from $668.6 million in 2016.
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The passive path to zero energy

Scientific research, best practice guidelines, and certification systems can help design/construction professionals sidestep building failures while delivering high-performance buildings. When inexpensive solar panels are added to the mix, buildings that produce as much energy as they use are actually within reach.
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