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Door Manufacturer Benefits From Simulation Tools

December 7, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Building burglary-resistent doors with thermal insulation is a challenge for manufacturers. Their complex structure provides holes for the flow of air. With scientific simulation methods, Fraunhofer researchers have designed an insulating construction on the…

Ninety Percent of U.S. Homes Are Under Insulated

September 30, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 30, 2015—Based on new research, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) estimates that roughly 90 percent…

Thermal Imaging from the Street, Startups Promise Mass Energy Audits

March 19, 2013 - in Energy

Sagewell and Essses are two startups that apply thermal imaging to street-level imagery as in Google Street View. Both companies have developed business…