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Incredible Mini Earthship Style Cabin – Tiny Off Grid House with Solar Power

If you like the idea of living in tiny houses off the grid or if you’re an avid supporter of the tiny house movement, then you’ll love everything about earthship designs. One mini house…

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GFX Heat-Exchangers – Re-use heat from greywater

An increasing amount of attention is being given to the important role heat exchangers perform in many applications. Heat exchangers have been used in commercial and industrial applications for some…

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How can we eliminate fossil fuels?

Renewable forms of energy are better for the environment than fossils fuels, and technological improvements have dramatically lowered their cost while improving efficiency. So why are we still using…

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Disaster Management Lessons learned from 2017

As governments, businesses, insurers and others tally the economic losses from this year’s natural catastrophes, some are already planning ahead for what’s next. About one-third of…

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The power plant of the future is in your home

The price of solar power has fallen dramatically in the past four decades. This wonderful development has empowered individuals to install solar panels in their homes and produce their own energy….

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Energy Use and Savings in Greenhouses

The 164 greenhouses managed by CUAES host 400+ research projects year round. With 177,000 square feet it is the largest noncommercial facility in New York. Greenhouses provide the controlled…

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Pink Greenhouses can grow food and make electricity

By tweaking the glass roof panels of greenhouses, scientists have engineered a way to effectively grow indoor crops and gather power from the sun at the same time. In tests, the special pink glass…

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Water as Thermal Mass: Liquid Thermal Mass

Water has a volumetric heat capacity more than twice that of concrete, three times that of bricks and readily absorbs and releases its heat to the surrounding atmosphere. So we can absorb either…

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There is a concrete roof that generates power from the sun.

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a new form of molded roofing capable of harvesting solar power. The design is expected to help a residential building produce more energy than it uses…

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A Sustainability Super Strategy

Investing in employee behaviour change delivers savings and increases productivity. Quick: what carbon reduction projects have the highest internal rate of return in global corporations?…

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