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Schematic of Thermal Interactions with the Environment and Energy Transfers That Are Needed for the Theoretical Minimum Thermal Load Calculation. Credit: Julia Laser and Josh Bauer from NREL.

Pioneering Framework Could Reduce Thermal Energy Demand in Buildings

Heating and cooling buildings is a large part of global energy demand and a significant source of CO

Residue from cigarettes can linger on indoor surfaces for years and even decades. (Credit: iStockphoto)

Ozone Generators May Help Remediate Contamination Caused by Thirdhand Smoke

In 10 years of studying thirdhand smoke, which is the toxic cigarette residue that clings to virtually all indoor surfaces for months or years, Berkeley Lab scientist Hugo Destaillats said the most frequent question he hears from the public is how to remediate property where a smoker once lived.

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