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5 KENTUCKY ALUMNUS tucky, through the generosity of President Percy and maintain within the limits of plant, animal, H. Johnston of the Chemical Bank and Trust and human demands in the various rooms: any Company of New York, a laboratory for the pur- prescribed temperature and humidity conditions pose of carrying on further studies in air condi- regardless of the seasonal V31`12ll)lCIlS.‘ The re- tioning engineering as well as to investigate the frigerating plant for dehumidincation is an im- part that light plays in the scheme of life. portant element. “M1`·JonnSton was born et Lebanon K°mliu°ky‘ "One of the most important considerations in - He has HSGH to (ine Of the Important places m the the development of the Johnston Solar Labora- country’s financial structure. In the mad rush t _ th _ mon for 1_€wI_dmT t€mp€1__ltm_C of these money-making times, Mr. Johnston is may IS _? mov ` h d_t_‘ H l One Of the men who becomes ]nO]_·€ and IHOTG and hunllldlty, other 2l.l.'.I`flOh·]) €Il(. LOU l‘·lOl`lb. >` l keenly interested in educational and scientific This appears to me to be primarily an air con- . [ m3,tt€]·g_ ditioned Laboratory. Why do you call it a Solar Z l "Running true to form, Mr. Johnston selects Laboratory? 1*% . Y gp i `> li tt 'K /_ V A i· ·» g ._j J ’•iF•‘· j ` _» ' " ·' _ ‘ sz? f ` ; "1 ’,.." l ~ ,1: rf • U I _ l ` l V ` I . ,•(_;:· ‘ . _. _¢ fi V A *1 ;_ _’.;_é_`__ I ax- * · ‘ ` V JQ P i\ ‘. J ` ;· l=e£;t’l`:. ills ‘ H · Y /e% {Ya;-*'< ` i n ° T‘ .7 ’°’,~q ··".`Q·+._ A in/J W, , - r SJ { _ F- ‘ -4 \ gf — e" *"*· ¤ s. ‘. . \ · {Y · ‘ ·w_ _, - sua I- Q 2 4: - ia- _ Z / ·_, j » I > ~ :e; _,./ in r '_, ` l iX. r=`=-·.§,{ T `i-· " T: 1 "F "" `,»-Q, . zi ` V Y ' "J I Ni, rin ll? $3 _ rv_jr `>' J i I I V ·. A V ~» _";` · V-·" l ’ _; i rL·'?Wm-` {re . ’* I ." = ._ ” ’ J5; } » ‘ ` ` ··· *`*·` ’t"lM“‘“lt*nn . i · it .;< .12.- > 2 ~ I . 1 `sfqg F. } ·· ; . w A _ ; ' .· lg, .__` .. " . . '· _\ ;,'; g ;`__:-All » · _ _" A , ii "'*·~i’*‘“f*$ li ‘ — li —~`»· I iii-°'$.- -» 5,5 , - V- ` ‘°$ ~*-l~-Z`:} . `—‘. J fr . Jn; krr sr I Yéi *4 ` ,· Q'}; "il.’¢’;?% f` r',v I g. y _; ` · i` g ‘ `T*<‘·?`=`> 5 `A'` M ‘T~ t·’r"'F" .-.. K . ~ . 'i ~ _.;;. ¤`.,g*~~;5__;,&;, K. (,_-_ ,·*·_ V_‘f‘Y*·£-— ¤?· »·—- aa, *¤¥>~t·’·‘;.—. .-5_ l . ' ¢—·•I; ¢i7 . , 4 » l V .· V -· .__;•~.; er- , . . ~ ' , 5 ; . 5.y6M, —· l H, · A "* — . -· ..;· _ ` ··_ . I l the college of his own state as the place to carry Why A Solar Laboratory l on, and so the University of Kentucky has be- "The reason is this: This laboratory will at- l l come his benenciary and we have evolved what tempt to show the part that sun energy or in W promises to be one of the notable laboratories of fact light in myriad forms plays in the life of . research in that fascinating field dealing with plants and animals. l the {eye ef the etteet ef variable eir enyl light ··s0meday perhaps the engineer will be able tp e { conditions on plants and animals. The institu- produce in our living spaces an atmosphere in- tion IS known as the Percy H. JOl1HStOI1 SOl2ll` Vglving the comfort zone of atmosphere coupled ; Laboratory. with the mysterious light energy so generally zw- "The building is a galvanized steel construction cepted as invgorating, necessary and life-pro»- Lutton Solar V—bar solarium containing eight longing. separate and independent rooms. An attempt "The study of sun energy is one of the im- J has been made to provide the widest combination portant divisions in the laboratory’s program. and variability in the heating and air condition- The characteristics of various light transmission ing equipment. It will be possible to establish media is another field of investigation contem- . ». o_,_ _ M . ···e‘·‘·‘·‘ at