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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Washington State University

State advances as hotbed of energy innovation

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Washington State University is a partner in a grant to research, develop, and demonstrate technologies to create “smart” buildings, campuses, and cities to better manage energy use.

Once buildings and devices are smarter—managing energy resources optimally on their own—they also can be more responsive to the needs of the power grid.

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Holistic approach to developing smarter cities

Researchers in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture are leading a five-year, $1.5 million initiative to develop a framework to monitor, predict, and control energy and air quality in an urban environment, and record resulting health impacts in Spokane’s University District. » More ...