We all know that green is good when it comes to buildings, but can green buildings also be dangerous? Thanks to a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are looking into whether fire safety risks are associated with green building construction. “The real issue is that we don’t know whether these new technologies are causing a problem, and we want to get out in front of it and really test ...

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