Edward Arens is quoted in this article, written by The Atlantic‘s Sarah Zhang, that discusses the global sustainability of the thermal comfort norms that have been established in offices across the United States.
In this WSJ article written by Alina Dizik, David Lehrer talks about CBE’s research on the negative productivity that has arisen from open-plan office spaces.
David Lehrer discusses the benefits and shortcomings of the now ubiquitous open-plan office spaces and describes how we can design better workspaces in this article for the High Performance Buildings magazine.
CBE’s Lindsay T. Graham is quoted in this article by Ronda Kaysen, who writes about the grim reality of the real estate landscape in New York City, including rising rents and cramped spaces.
A research team from CBE will develop ways to integrate commercially available ‘smart’ ceiling fans and communicating thermostats, hoping to evaluate how energy efficiency will be improved.
Emily Anthes explores the research going towards building a perfect workspace in this article for Nature, and CBE’s Gail Brager is quoted for her work in this ambitious mission.
Sarah Sloat from Inverse.com discusses the fashionable “tiny home” movement with CBE’s Lindsay Graham, who notes the importance of involving psychological expertise when designing these buildings for people.
Gail Brager is quoted for her research regarding thermal comfort and how to control for it in this article, written by Stacy Burling, about overcooled office buildings.
Fred Bauman is quoted discussing the proper role of radiant cooling systems, along with how to properly execute them in building, in this article written by Robert Cassidy.