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CSHub April 2018 TAG meeting
Spring 2018 TAG Meetings
Tue, 05/01/2018
We welcomed members of our Industry Advisory Council (IAC) and Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to...
 Buildings in downtown Houston reflect the light of the setting sun. Credit: Mike Blake JM/Reuters
CityLab: Street Grids May Make Cities Hotter
Mon, 04/30/2018
CityLab, a news platform "dedicated to the people who are creating the cities of the future—and...
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New! Pavements Information Sheet
Tue, 04/17/2018
Our team recently released a pavements information sheet, which highlights key concepts and...
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Research Brief: Concrete building design optimization for reduced life-cycle impacts
Mon, 04/02/2018
Decisions made in the early stages of the building design process can have a significant influence...
Image: "Chief Resiliency Officer for the City of Houston Steve Costello talking about the impact of Hurricane Harvey at the PCA Spring Board and Committee Meetings." via @PCA_Daily
Winter/Spring 2018 Speaking Engagements
Thu, 03/22/2018
CSHub researchers participated in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) event in early Februrary...
Concrete Products Magazine Highlights Albedo Work
Tue, 03/20/2018
The March 2018 issue of Concrete Products magazine includes an article discussing the albedo study...
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...