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UH Green Building Components Expo showcasing eco-friendly projects
Date:11/15/2011

wcased include PV-Pod, a patent pending, high-density polyethylene photovoltaic panel ballast that mounts to flat roof buildings and Recompute, a desktop computer made out of cardboard that addresses sustainability during manufacturing, usage and disposal. To learn more about Recompute, visit www.recomputepc.com.

Other researchers exhibiting at the UHGBC Expo include Gulf Coast Mod, a team working with Kirksey Architects and others to develop a high quality, sustainable modular classroom building; Botanica Bio-Regenerative Air Purifier, a team comprised of biotech professionals, technology experts and designers seeking to commercialize a hydroponic air purification system for both consumer and architectural markets; and Z-Fab Housing, a local design team seeking to develop an ancillary, highly sustainable prefabricated structure with an off-grid option for energy production and storage.


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University of Houston
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