Monthly Archives: October 2010

BU Engineers in the City

I know it may not be as exciting as Sex in the City, but this is a program we should see more often.

BOSTON–To get a sustainable city program off the ground, Boston University researchers are acting more like political candidates than energy engineers.

Boston University is participating in a $2 million National Science Foundation-funded Smart Neighborhood project that seeks to make a Boston neighborhood more energy efficient. But rather than just install solar panels or electricity monitors, researchers are focusing on ways to get people on board and participate in what they hope will be a “living laboratory.”

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