Seeing the Light: Transparent Wood Could Replace Window Glass

Amber Plante, ERS, for Zondits Researchers at the University of Maryland and, in a separate study, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have created an innovative and highly insulating material that could one day revolutionize the way buildings are made. It’s wood – but not your typical lumber, of course: the team has … Read more

3D Printing is Revolutionizing the Efficiency of Building Technology

3d printing heat exchanger

3D Printing Enables New Generation of Heat Exchangers, March 17, 2016. Image credit: University of Maryland Three-dimensional printing is revolutionizing how we manufacture objects in almost every industry—from vehicles to medical devices to biotech. Now, the University of Maryland, through a partnership with 3D Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, … Read more