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US20090229190 Method and Apparatus to Facilitate Controlling Lighting As Pertains to a Self-Storage Facility  
Upon automatically detecting a predetermined event (such as, but not limited to, detecting a particular end user of the self-storage facility, public-safety personnel, or other authorized person),...
US20100088970 SMART MULTIFUNCTIONING BUILDING PANEL  
A multifunctional panel for a building comprises an insulative body, an exterior surface, and an interior surface. A sensor is provided to measure an interior condition in the interior of the...
US20100235206 Methods and Systems for Modular Buildings  
The present invention provides a multifunctional building panel which may comprise a sensor to measure an interior condition and an exterior condition and generate a signal in response, along with...
US20080302024 Tunable impedance load-bearing structures  
A tunable impedance load bearing structure includes a support comprising an active material configured for supporting a load, wherein the active material undergoes a change in a property upon...
US20060053739 Methods of providing water protection to floor structures and floor structures formed by the same  
The present invention relates to methods of providing water protection to floor structures as well as the improved floor structures formed by the methods. The methods comprise providing one or...
US20100051083 SOLAR TRACKING PLATFORM WITH ROTATING TRUSS  
A platform has a truss frame including at least one frame chord, legs attached to the frame chord, and at least one assembly mounted between the legs and the frame chord, the assembly including an...
US20070074458 Device for producing a prefabricated cast concrete element  
A device for producing a prefabricated cast concrete element. The device includes a plurality of central structural elements, each of the plural central structural elements comprising two parallel...
US20160305141 CONTAINERIZED ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM  
A portable container is provided which comprises a passing room(s) allowing entry into a second area into a first area, the passing room having at least two openings with a walkway in-between....
US20150316358 Smart Blast Sensing  
An automated smart system for forming a blast resistant structure comprises one or more remote blast sensors connected to at least one actuator arranged to actively deform a panel of the structure...
US20140230340 ROTATING PERFORMANCE STAGE  
A theater area includes audience seating that faces outwardly in an “inverted-theater-in-the-round” arrangement towards a ring-shaped performance stage. The performance stage is designed to rotate...
US20150228170 Security Systems and Methods of Using Same  
Described herein are security systems for both preventing intrusion by an unwanted party and detecting or locating where the attempted intrusion has occurred. The security systems in a broad...
US20060000152 Buckling and shearing opposing reinforcement bracket for wooden I-joist  
A reinforcement bracket is provided for buckling and shearing opposing support of a wooden I-joist. The reinforcement bracket may have two substantially parallel bridging structures combined by a...
US20120284040 Medical Modules and Monitoring Systems  
The present invention relates to portable dwellings, rooms, and patient monitoring systems for promoting an independent living or assisted living environment. More particularly, the present...
US20140259899 MOVABLE BUILDING CROWN  
Systems for using one or more rotating roofs on a building to track the sun or for other reasons such as for changing the lighting, or views, or for using the rotating roofs as a mobile sculptures...
US20060059787 Method for selecting a force-resisting device including a computer generated finite element model  
In accordance with the present invention there is provided a force-resisting device for transmitting forces and dissipating and absorbing energy across a discontinuous structural element of a...
US20050284030 Fire retardant panel door and door frame having intumescent materials therein  
A fire retardant panel door and door frame that prevents the spread of fire through the door during a fire. The fire retardant panel door has at least one door panel and stiles and rails. The door...
US20140000527 ANIMAL CONFINEMENT HOUSING CONFIGURED FOR IMPROVED FORCED AIR VENTILATION  
An animal confinement housing includes an air intake section and an animal confinement section. Air is drawn into the housing through the air intake section and directed through the confinement...
US20170050102 MODULAR FITNESS ACTIVITY FACILITY AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SAME  
A modular fitness activity facility can include an enclosed structure defined by four connecting walls, one of the four connecting walls including an entrance having a locking mechanism...
US20160369504 FLOOR COVERING HAVING ADJUSTABLE HARDNESS  
Embodiments include method, systems and computer program products for adjusting a hardness of a floor covering. Aspects include monitoring a user on the floor covering and detecting a triggering...
US20160186439 CONTROLLER FOR SKYLIGHT ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A controller for an energy management system that controls the amount of light allowed into an area is provided. The system comprises a louver assembly and a light sensor contained within a light...
US20160135593 RETRACTABLE VENTED ATTIC STORAGE SYSTEM  
A closet 100 fits into an attic. A raiseable panel (4275) forms the bottom of the closet. The raiseable panel can be lowered to the living space below manually or by using a return spring or...
US20120269360 Large Scale Participatory Entertainment Systems For Generating Music Or Other Ordered, Discernible Sounds And/Or Displays Sequentially Responsive To Movement Detected At Venue Seating  
The seats in a seating venue, e.g. a large sports stadium, are designated into a plurality of distinct sound triggers. Sensors detect predetermined movement of participants at the sound triggers...
US20160237732 Door Closure System, and Networked Fire Alarm System  
A door closure system comprising a mechanically-biased door closer connected to a support surface on or adjacent a hinged door. The system also includes a rotating door closure arm having a...
US20130091779 CONTROLLED COLLAPSE OF CAR WINDSHIELD  
A windshield for a vehicle comprises weakening means arranged to weaken the windshield so that the windshield collapses in a controlled manner in the event of the vehicle colliding with a person.
US20100263295 WATER COLLECTION SYSTEM  
A water collection system blocks down-pipes to collect water from a roof. A down-pipe (27) is located adjacent a rain water diversion unit (31). The unit comprises a box (36) with the down-pipe...
US20140090310 Solar Roof Module for metal buildings  
The Solar Roof Module is a factory assembled Roof mounted Solar Power system that incorporates a Solar panel for generating DC Power, a battery system for power storage which is used by dedicated...
US20080172983 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE AUTOMATED ASSEMBLY OF TRUSSES  
The present invention relates to systems and methods used to assemble trusses composed of wooden components. The system comprises at least one station for cutting lumber into truss components...
US20060080897 Modular structure resistant to forced entry and ballistic penetration  
Disclosed is a structure having an outer shell and an interior, designed for preventing forced entry and providing protection from ballistic projectiles for the occupants, wherein the outer shell...
US20090266352 PANEL AND PANEL MOUNT SYSTEM  
A hinged panel mount and mounting system advantageously provides wind relief to panels that would otherwise provide an uplifting force that could damage or otherwise stress an underlying building...
US20150121770 IRRIGATION TOWER ANCHOR SYSTEM  
An anchor system comprising an anchor set in a ground surface and a brace attached to a movable section of an irrigation system. The anchor includes a base configured to engage the ground surface...
US20100178862 Stack Effect Mitigation  
A building (20) has an atrium (24) and an elevator hoistway (40). To mitigate a stack effect in the atrium, a fan (62) may provide a downward airflow (60) through the hoistway.
US20160362885 HIGH ALTITUDE STRUCTURES AND RELATED METHODS  
A system and method is described generally for providing a high altitude conduit the high altitude conduit includes a first material layer forming an elongated duct. The high altitude conduit also...
US20110209415 Security Screening Facility  
A security screening facility for a location in which passengers travel from a check-in location within an in-secure area of a terminal to a secure part of the terminal for eventually boarding a...
US20140259964 Ventilating and Insulating Panels  
The present invention provides an insulation panel used to form part of an exterior element of a buildings envelope for thermal insulation, ventilation, heating and cooling purpose having an...
US20130011315 Environmentally Responsive Building and Control System Therefor  
An environmentally responsive building includes an array of window and/or building panels that are configured to generate an output product from environmental inputs. The panels may include...
US20080155905 SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTION OF HOT AND COLD WATER AND METERING OF SAME  
A system and a method is provided by distributing and monitoring hot and cold water supplied to individual building units in a multi-unit building or multi-unit building complexes, and billing and...
US20100005730 Building energy storage and conversion apparatus  
A building energy storage and conversion apparatus includes at least a control unit, an electric power conversion unit, an energy conversion unit and a thermoelectric conversion unit to regulate...
US20120117890 SOLAR ROOF  
A self-orienting tilting solar roof includes a roof (1) having a square, rectangular or polygonal shape, which can oscillate by the barycentre or central point of equilibrium (6) thereof under the...
US20110277389 MAGNETICALLY LEVITATED ANTISEISMIC STRUCTURE  
A magnetically levitated antiseismic structure comprises a main structure and one or more substructures. A first electromagnet is arranged at a base of the substructure and a corresponding second...
US20070101660 Basement door opener  
A device is provided for opening and closing a basement door leaf. The device may include a motor and a piston for pushing the door leaf open and pulling the door leaf closed in response to...
US20070000181 Magnetic induction dynamical devices for damping impacts and heating objects  
Proposed MID-devices comprise magnetic and electro-conductive means. High winds impacts or intermittent loads actuate a relative motion of the magnetic and electro-conductive means, inducing...
US20110271606 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PREVENTING DISASTER FOR A SKYSCRAPER  
A system and a method of preventing disaster by compensating displacement of a skyscraper in accordance with wind pressure are disclosed. The system for preventing disaster of a skyscraper...
US20110214357 Energy saving roof  
A roof has an outer surface with a first color under a first environmental condition and a second color under a second environmental condition. The outer surface is capable of both changing from...
US20140083020 Reflective Roof  
Technologies and implementations for reflective roofs are generally disclosed.
US20120317888 ACTIVE/ADAPTIVE BUILDING STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS  
A building, comprises at least a first wall including a plurality of first members each having a fixed length and a plurality of second members each having a variable length, the first members and...
US20110214358 Energy saving roof  
A roof comprises shingles of asphalt construction and has a color changing outer surface. The color changing outer surface can have a first color under a first environmental condition and a second...
US20080307748 Special equipment and improved methods to install a unitized post tension block system for masonry structures  
A special leveling device for use in constructing various types of masonry structures. The devices permit the leveling of an aggregate base for a foundation quickly and accurately. The new...
US20080163559 ELECTROMAGNETICALLY REINFORCED STRUCTURAL ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An electromagnetically reinforced structural assembly includes structural members, rigid mechanical connections joining an adjacent pair of the structural members, and at least one electromagnet...
US20050120637 Cost-effective Energy Conservation System  
A cost-effective, passive system for conserving energy during hot, summer months is presented. Earlier inventions in this area such as the attic fan (U.S. Pat. No. 2,746,674) worked by forcing the...
US20060096180 Retaining wall block and grid system  
A retaining wall block and grid system for forming multiple course walls. The system includes a block having a front surface, a rear surface, first and second side surfaces, a top surface and a...

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