CENTER FOR SMART BUILDING & COMMUNITY DESIGN
Data Acquisition Software for Remote Monitoring
Many of our research projects have involve deploying sensors in buildings to measure temperature, humidity, light, and power use. Some of these sensors have been deployed for years and we need reliable, customized software to automatically acquire sensor data and ...
Energy Efficiency Training
December 2, 2021 – Zero Energy Home Design The need for zero-energy homes is greater than ever as Hawaii transitions to 100 percent clean energy. This webinar provided information to help designers and contractors to integrate efficiency, solar energy, and ...
Energy Monitoring and Simulation Aims to Save Money for Residents
Energy Monitoring and Simulation Aims to Save Money for Residents Relevance: Reducing energy use in buildings is vital to achieve Hawaiʻi’s 100 percent clean energy goal by 2045 and mitigate climate change. Response: Monitoring and simulation of energy use in ...
Energy Performance Recommendations Inform Plans and Incentives for Multi-family Housing Associated with Rail Development
Energy Performance Recommendations Inform Plans and Incentives for Multi-family Housing Associated with Rail Development Assistant professor Wendy Meguro and consultant WSP, an engineering firm, identified energy targets and effective energy efficiency measures in multi-family buildings and estimated the effects of ...
Envisioning In Situ Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for a Densely Developed Coastal Community, Waikīkī
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Wendy Meguro Co-INVESTIGATOR: Charles Fletcher Graduate Fellows: Josephine Briones, Ireland Castillo, Graduate Research Assistants: Eric Teeples, Gerry Failano Junior Research Assistants: Aiko Tells, Desiree Malabed SOEST Partners: Georgina Casey Sea Grant Partners: Eileen Peppard, Dolan Eversole, Melanie Lander ...
Flood Hazard and Sea Level Rise Mitigation Standards Incorporated into Updated Waikiki Guidelines
Flood Hazard and Sea Level Rise Mitigation Standards Incorporated into Updated Waikiki Guidelines Relevance: The urgent regional need to address sea level rise is evident in The Hawai'i Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Resport's predicted predicted $19 billion in ...
Hands-on engineering initiative helps UH achieve energy, sustainability goals
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Net Zero Energy Classrooms: A Living Laboratory
The FROG Classrooms on the UH Manoa College of Education Campus Serve as a Living Laboratory for Sustainable Design Research Energy research at the UH College of Education net-zero energy classrooms is part of an 8-year collaboration between The University ...
Rainwater Catchment Project
What is Rainwater Catchment? Rainwater catchment is the capture of rainwater, most commonly in barrels or tanks, for household, landscape or commercial use. With proper design, maintenance and water treatment, a rainwater catchment system can provide water that is free ...
Hawaiʻi Sea Grant and School of Architecture Workforce Development in Sustainability Results in Job Placement for College Students Relevance: A knowledgeable and highly skilled workforce trained to excel in sustainability-related fields is required to meet Hawaiʻi’s goal of 100 percent ...
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Center for Smart Building & Community Design
2525 Correa Road, HIG 205
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2861
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