Today’s presidential inauguration marks the transition of power between two diametrically, couldn’t-be-more opposed political leaders. And according to reports, newly elected Joe Biden will arrive at the White House with a plan to unpack his predecessor Donald Trump’s legacy more swiftly and aggressively than we’ve seen in modern history. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden is the president. Here are some executive actions he is expected to take
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Air conditioners aren’t the only reason electricity use is still close to its pre-pandemic levels. Many building systems, such as water heaters and server rooms, are designed to operate all the time, not to be turned on and off like a light switch in the office kitchen. To ensure long-term functionality, many operational systems continue working even when people aren’t in the building. For owners, this is one of the costs of operating buildings. “The last thing they want to do is shut everything off and then have an issue with mechanical degradation or mold,” Robin says. “You can’t just mothball a building.” … [Read more...] about Empty office buildings are still devouring energy. Why?
Background The 22-year-old was born and raised in Los Angeles and lives in West L.A. now. She has a twin sister, Gabrielle, whom she’s collaborated with. They were raised by their mother, Joan Wicks, a teacher. Gorman had a speech impediment, like Biden. She went to Harvard University, where she majored in sociology and graduated cum laude in 2020. … [Read more...] about Everyone is blown away by Amanda Gorman: Here’s what to know about the history-making inaugural poet