Nurses: Trump Administration is letting American citizens die in Puerto Rico

Nurses: Trump Administration is letting American citizens die in Puerto Rico

An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a mold-infested bedroom and destroyed roof. The snapshots come from American volunteers on the devastated

Climate & Culture are critical to understanding how to Heat & Cool Buildings.

Climate & Culture are critical to understanding how to Heat & Cool Buildings.

We must begin by taking note of the countries and climates in which homes are to be built if our designs for them are to be correct. One type of house seems appropriate for Egypt, another for Spain… one still different for Rome… and Africa… and China… It is obvious that design for homes ought to conform to diversities of climate and culture.
 
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Penn is improving the sustainability of older college houses

Penn is improving the sustainability of older college houses

Initiatives include a motion sensor operated air conditioning system. Penn’s newest college houses, Hill College House and New College House, are frequently recognized for their environmentally friendly designs. Just last month, NCH was selected as one of six projects honored for sustainability. But Penn has also been working to improve environmentalism at older college houses, changes which perhaps, students may not even have been aware of. … Read More