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Integrated Concentrating IC Dynamic Solar Faade This system incorporates solar technology directly within materials for windows faades and roof atria by sealing the essential components of a concentrated photovoltaic system between layers of glass. The IC Solar Facade System produces electricity with a photovoltaic cell capable of tracking the sun captures solar energy as heat for domestic hot water and heating reduces solar gain by the building and enhances interior daylight. The modular design can be used in new construction or retrofitted to existing building designs. The tracking IC Solar Module System has been demonstrated in several proof of concept lab-scale prototypes with multiple cell types. CASE uses actual building projects around the world to push the boundaries of environmental performance in urban building systems. CASE works closely with multiple institutions manufac- turers and the building industry on research supported by diverse organizations including the U.S. Department of Energy the National Science Foundation and the American Institute of Architects. The products and technologies shown here developed through CASE will surely shape the next generation of self-sufficient clean building design. CLASSES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BUILT ECOLOGIES EXCHANGE Taught by CASE Faculty case Active Modular Phytoremediation System Current construction materials and building types fail to address problems of indoor air quality and have even become contributors to health problems in developed countries. Phytoremediation integrates living plant materials into building materials to clean airborne contaminants associated with poor indoor air quality and may also improve air quality in heavily polluted urban areas reduce the need to circulate air within buildings and reduce energy use. Building Integrated Hybrid Flow Control Systems CASE researchers are developing integrated wind energy designs that use small wind turbines mounted on the exterior of aerodynamically shaped buildings to harness energy. Their work is based on the concept of the Wind Assisted Rotor Platform WARP which uses saddle ridge shaped modules to amplify and channel wind flows onto attached turbines. Analysis of this approach suggests that it can be used to harness a wide range of wind directions while freeing up valuable interior space. Built Ecologies Materials Systems and Productions Research Investigations Parametrics Workshop Advanced Prototype Development Environmental and Ecological Systems