News - 19 May 2022
During summertime people, make an attempt to beat the heat. However, running air conditioners is costly and wasteful.
A lightweight foam (left image) made from cellulose nanocrystals keeps it cool...
News - 16 Feb 2022
As far as warm climate countries are concerned, air conditioning already accounts for a significant portion of the total energy consumption. It is not just considered as a burden to the environment,...
News - 21 Apr 2021
A new study by the University of British Columbia (UBC) in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University proposes a novel system of chilled panels that can substitute air...
News - 21 Apr 2021
The $2 trillion American Jobs Plan from President Biden has placed the country’s infrastructure in the spotlight.
In 2007, the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown...
News - 16 Apr 2021
In an attempt to mitigate global warming, engineers from Purdue University have produced the world’s whitest paint.
An infrared camera shows how a sample of the whitest white paint (the dark...
News - 28 Jan 2021
Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the release of a new lift-front hood in their Ultralight Series of Arc Flash PPE. The lift-front hoods provide a larger viewing area through the...
News - 6 Nov 2020
A team of researchers from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has designed a liquid window panel that not only blocks the Sun to control the transmission of solar...
News - 22 Oct 2020
A white paint capable of cooling below the temperature of its ambient settings even under direct sunlight has been developed by a team of researchers.
This photo shows Professor Xiulin Ruan (left)...
News - 23 Jun 2020
The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) is delighted to announce the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering: Sustainability awards. Now in its fifth year, the 2020 WE50 celebrates women...
News - 28 May 2020
In the modern-day infrastructures, concrete is one of the strongest and most abundant building materials. However, it has a weakness—ice—which causes crumbling and spallation of...