Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"NASA is using decades of space exploration technology to build a new eco-aware base here in California.

Using an advanced central computer, the building will access online weather forecasts and set the building's interior climate accordingly. Sensors around the structure allow it to adjusts for changes in sunlight, wind, and temperature. For example, if the building detects a cool breeze...it could very well open the windows.

It will also adjust the room temperature based on how many occupants. The California heat will be thwarted by geothermal wells that route naturally cooled water throughout the building in lieu of using air conditioning."

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