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View Resource Efficient Windows

The Efficient Windows Collaborative (EWC) operates this informative site about the benefits and energy saving characteristics of efficient windows. A good overview of the various types is given in the How Windows Work section. This explains many different glazings, frames, and operating designs of the windows. The three main technologies used to improve insulating performance are covered, and...
View Resource FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec

The Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) is a method of compressing audio data. Whereas the widely known MP3 format sacrifices sound quality for a smaller compressed size, FLAC does not lose information in the encoding process. FLAC is an open source software project, and its homepage contains downloadable encoding utilities for most common operating systems. An excellent overview of the FLAC format...