U-M researchers seek to make buildings smarter, more energy efficient

Buildings are cited as accounting for 72% of electrical consumption in the U.S.. Seems like a pretty good place to start looking for conservation strategies.

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"A team of computer, environmental and computer scientists; architects; and natural resources specialists starts work this fall at the Ann Arbor school.

Their 2-year project seeks ways to sharply cut the carbon footprint of the power demands that buildings place on the electrical grid."

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