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Fraunhofer CSE Presents New Building Materials at BAU 2017, Munich

Fraunhofer CSE exhibited and presented results of its latest building energy efficiency research at BAU 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials, and systems. The trade fair was held at Messe…

Registration Open for Thermal Mass Workshop V, Clearwater Beach, FL

Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Enclosures expert Dr. Jan Kosny is hosting Thermal Mass Workshop V on current research and new applications in the areas of thermal storage and thermal stability of buildings in the…

Digitizing Electricity

LED lighting has a long lifetime and is highly efficient. Its initial cost, however, is approximately two times higher than the price for equivalent compact fluorescent lamps, which makes it difficult to replace…

Fraunhofer CSE Kicks-Off $10M Clean Energy Technologies Fundraising Initiative at Liquid Art House

Fraunhofer CSE kicked off its 3-year, $10m fundraising campaign with an evening at the Liquid Art House in Boston on November 10. Fraunhofer CSE’s Center Director, Dr. Christian Hoepfner, and Director of Strategy…

Fraunhofer CSE to Collaborate with University of New Mexico on 2015 NSF CRISP Grant

On September 14, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the twelve Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) Project winners at the White House Smart Cities Week kick-off event. The CRISP awards…

Energy Savings for an AC and Refrigeration Compressor Control Retrofit

According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Energy Data Book, space cooling and refrigeration comprise close to 15% of commercial building site energy use. For the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), this…

Fraunhofer CSE Develops First Bio-Based Phenolic Foam Samples

This past January, Fraunhofer CSE was selected by the U.S. Energy Dept. Building Technology Office to develop a new bio-based phenolic foam to be used in building insulation. Working with partners from the…

Fraunhofer CSE, Jacobs to Develop Building Energy Retrofit for Holyoke Community College Buildings

Fraunhofer CSE will be working with Jacobs and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) to identify at least one building envelope retrofit strategy for the Holyoke Community…

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