Center of Excellence

9:36am

Fri March 16, 2012
Environment

Syracuse Center of Excellence still working to fill up two years in

A prototype window at the Syracuse Center of Excellence is able to collect energy from the sun while also letting light in.
Courtesy Syracuse Center of Excellence

The window blinds control themselves, adjusting automatically to light conditions.

The roof is covered with plants.

Each cubicle has its own individual climate control system.

Ed Bogucz and his colleagues are guinea pigs, working inside a giant, building-sized science experiment: the Syracuse Center of Excellence.

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