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30 Sep
Solar panel, anemomter siting, solar tracking
Ensure the Success of Your Solar Tracker with Anemometer Siting
Category: Blogs, News
On-site anemometers play a crucial role in solar tracker operation by triggering the trackers to move to their wind stow position as winds ramp up from an approaching storm. Anemom...
21 Aug
CPP Australia 15 Year Emblem
CPP Wind’s Australian Office Celebrates 15 Years with a Look at the Early Years
Category: Blogs, News
Founded in 2007, CPP Sydney, Australia, was the first office outside of the U.S. for CPP Wind. With a state-of-the-art wind tunnel and laboratory, and some of the most innovative e...
13 Jul
Torque Tube and Dual Rail Solar Trackers
Accurate Geometry is the First Step in Wind Tunnel Testing Solar Trackers
Category: Blogs, News
  Horizontal single-axis trackers (HSATs) are susceptible to wind-induced damages, and wind loading on these solar trackers is one of the primary considerations in their desig...
29 Aug
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CPP’s Dr. Roy Denoon to bring unique insights to 2019 SEAC Fall Seminar
Category: Blogs
Topic Practical Wind Engineering both vital and timely The SEAC Fall Seminar takes place October 10, 2019, at the Doubletree Hilton in Westminster, Colorado. Since 1954, SEAC, Stru...
18 Jan
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The Way the Wind Blows: The Value of Pedestrian Wind Studies
Category: Blogs
Warm weather brings the great pleasures of dining outdoors and lounging by the pool. But when the wind kicks up, those experiences can quickly turn unpleasant. A force of nature wi...
05 Jul
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Building in miniature
Category: Blogs
When guests visit CPP’s facilities for client updates or tours, our small-scale wind tunnel models are usually major highlights. From structural engineers responsible for a s...
03 Jan
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Kuala Lumpur office moving to iconic CPP-engineered Ilham Tower
Category: Blogs, News
CPP is pleased to announce that our Kuala Lumpur office is moving to Ilham Tower, the fourth tallest structure in Malaysia. This new location is all the more exciting because CPP h...
13 Sep
Physical Modeling Collage
How physical modeling can save you money (and possibly your project, too)
Category: Blogs
Myriad federal, state, and local air quality regulations exist in the United States to keep our population healthy and our air clean. To comply with these regulations, owners and o...
23 Jun
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Connecting the Dots: Environmental Quality to Climate
Category: News
CPP Around the World CPP’s team of technical experts and industry innovators share their knowledge around the globe. Join us to gain insight into the various effects of wind and le...
01 Mar
A wind tunnel model of Hong Kong at 1:4000 scale
Wind profile characterization
Category: Blogs
In an earlier article on wind exposure, we highlighted the different upwind exposure categories defined in ASCE/SEI 7-10 (Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures). ...
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