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Lab of the Year

One of the nation’s newest energy research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year.  CGA was acoustical consultant to SmithGroupJJR for the Energy buy soma online next day delivery Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO.  This is the second project by this team […]...
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CGA in the News

Even though it is only part-way through construction, the University of Chicago’s William Eckhardt Research Center (WERC) is starting to receive a great deal of attention.  The new complex will replace and update the quarters of the world-renowned buy legit soma online UofC Physics Department and provide a home for the school’s new Molecular Engineering […]...
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Returning to CGA

Nat Wongprasert, PhD, is returning to CGA after a several-year hiatus to get a successful business off the ground.  He and a friend opened a Thai restaurant in San Francisco in 2006, and not only did it survive (a rarity in the City) but it thrived!  He missed buy phentramin d australia engineering, and has […]...
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CGA’S LEED Medal Count

Many CGA projects achieve LEED Certification:  As of April 2014, 27 facility design projects using Colin Gordon Associates had achieved LEED Certification, including six projects awarded the coveted LEED Platinum status, and 14 LEED Gold.  While LEED Certification is based on a variety of factors, requiring efforts by the entire team, there are a growing […]...
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Concrete Damping

At long last, Hal Amick has completed the second of his two journal papers on the damping properties of concrete which document his research at Berkeley.  The first was published in the May 2006 issue of Materials Journal of the American Concrete order carisoprodol online Institute and dealt with the damping properties of plain concrete.  […]...
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Long-Span Floors

CGA has a long history with long-span floors, primarily for fabs and flat-panel facilities, and mostly in Asia.  These have unique dynamic features, and behave differently under localized excitation from loading such as footfall.  As interest grows in non-semiconductor applications of these structures, where footfall takes on a greater buy soma london importance (since heavy […]...
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Recent Research from Facilities where CGA provided Consulting

NanoGUNE – Nanoscale infrared spectroscopy instrument gets a boost by a thermal source An instrument that allows for recording infrared spectra with a thermal source at a resolution that is 100 times better than convconventional infrared spectroscopy is now possible, thanks to a development by researchers from CIC nanoGUNE and Neaspec can i buy phentermine at […]...
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Voids beneath concrete slabs

CGA has seen an upturn in work related to non-destructive hammer testing of concrete slabs-on-grade, which documents the presence or absence of voids beneath the slab.  (This can be due to either localized settlement or slab curling.)  An article on this was published by several staff members in the July 2009 issue of Concrete International, […]...
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