If you’ve ever thought about putting solar panels on your roof, you know that the process doesn’t exactly qualify as an impulse purchase. Typically, it involves multiple visits from solar installers. The standard practice in the industry is to go
The Sense home energy monitor lets you understand what every appliance, light, and device in your house has to say. Be informed. Listen to your home. Track energy usage like a grocery receipt: item by item. Know where your money is going. Power is knowledge. Be more efficient than your neighbors. See which appliances use the most energy and how they stack up to other homes. Track watts like footsteps.
World Green Building Week is the flagship event of the global green building movement – organised by the World Green Building Council and led by its network of 74 Green Building Councils and their 27,000 member companies. The week raises
Calculate your water and carbon footprint, see how you compare to others and accept challenges to make a personal contribution toward a more sustainable future.
A green village with minimum 7.5 star energy efficiency ratings is proving near zero carbon communities are not only achievable but can also save residents money. The Lochiel Park Green Village in South Australiaâ€™s capital Adelaide, consists of about 100
Independence from the tyranny of fossil fuels, climate change and convention. Earthship Buildings and Systems are beyond Platinum LEED, meet and exceed the Uniform Building Codes and have been built over the last 40 years worldwide. What we can do
Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air. Some 17 years ago, I became allergic to Delhi’s air. My
At first glance, it looks like an ordinary home with a neat yard. Inside there is a wooden dining table and chairs, a taupe sectional sofa, a 65-inch built-in flat screen TV in one living room wall and a white kitchen with silver appliances. But the house, on the University of California campus in Davis, is a cradle of technology that foretells the future of home design.
TOKYO — It took a decade of work and the help of two Nobel laureates, but industrial pump manufacturer Nikkiso is finally gearing up for the mass production of deep ultraviolet light-emitting diodes. These deep UV LEDs emit even shorter