Hot Topic, Cool Concepts: Efficiency Mandate Drives Building-System Advances
From JPCL, July 2011
By Allen F. Zielnik
|by Allen F. Zielnik|
Some Like it Hot, the classic 1959 Billy Wilder comedy declared. The plot may have thickened as the temperature rose for Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. But in a more reality-based, literal interpretation, a rising mercury means more energy use and associated higher costs, increased air pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions, and the danger of heat-related illness....