The 21st Century Ger

A recent front page article published by the University of Pennsylvania’s PennToday about ongoing research that I am involved in at the Center for Environmental Building and Design at PennDesign.

But not much formal information exists about the thermal characteristics of gers, in terms of energy use and interior comfort. Now, researchers from the Center for Environmental Building and Design (CEBD) in the School of Design, working with the Mongolian non-profit GerHub, are auditing these things to understand ger thermal behavior and identify opportunities to improve comfort, durability, and energy performance. PennToday

Read the full article here

More details to come in further posts covering my recent trip to Mongolia with UNICEF, as well as updates on this ongoing research project…

Photo and article credit: PennToday

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