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Research Brief: Impact of code evolution on building energy performance
Wed, 03/14/2018
The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) standardizes expectations for the design and...
Forbes: Hot Nights In The City? Blame Urban Planning
Thu, 03/01/2018
A Forbes contributor profiled recent research by CSHub team members which linked city texture to...
A chart illustrating wind loads on buildings in an urban environment
Research Brief: Prioritizing Resilient Retrofits
Wed, 02/07/2018
In areas prone to damage from extreme weather-related events like hurricanes, retrofitting or...
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WIRED: "The Beguiling Science of Making Planet-Saving Pavement"
Mon, 01/29/2018
"Pavement may all look the same to you, but it's an A+ scientific guinea pig—and football. And a...
CSHub researcher Xin Xu presents at the Transportation Review Board Annual Meeting
Research Presented at TRB Annual Meeting
Fri, 01/19/2018
CSHub researchers opened 2018 with presentations at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation...
Map of the United States with Albedo data overlaid
Research Brief: Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Pavement Albedo
Tue, 01/16/2018
Albedo is the measure of how much solar energy is reflected by the Earth’s surface. Low albedo, or...
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Three Webinars Announced for Winter/Spring 2018
Tue, 01/09/2018
The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) public webinar series offers information of general...
CSHub researcher Mehdi Noori
Winter 2017 Speaking Engagements
Tue, 12/05/2017
CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory traveled to Saratoga Springs, NY, to present at the...
A modeling image depicts surface temperatures around Penn Plaza in New York City.
Research Brief: Geospatial data enables the accurate prediction of radiative heat transfer
Wed, 11/29/2017
The dynamics of an urban energy budget, especially the thermal exchange between densely built...
Research Summary: Measuring the Impact of Competition on Paving Material Prices
Mon, 11/27/2017
When sustained competition exists in a market, the price for similar goods is expected to go down....