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Question Of The Week: What Are The Pros And Cons Of Waterless Urinals And Eco-toilets?

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Facility manager wants to know the pros and cons of using waterless urinals and eco-friendly toilets in a refurbishing project.

Smart Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

Credit: Nano Letters

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission.