Buildings encased in glass and steel are poor insulators and diminish energy efficiency, yet they are ubiquitous. Smita Chandra Thomas, sustainability consultant and LEED AP, debunks five myths about those floor-to-ceiling windows.
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A unique, small-scale approach to wind energy has gotten the seal of approval from the Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii startup incubator backed by GE and the U.S. Navy.
EasyJet is preparing to test out a new hybrid airplane later this year. Not only will this airplane utilize regenerative braking to reclaim energy during landings, but it will also utilize onboard fuel cells.
Today is the last day to apply for AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator—a customized 6-month program for Ed-Tech entrepreneurs. Selected ventures will receive financial, mentoring and business support from the telecom giant and top ed-tech advisors.
Positive Luxury unveils trends and makes predictions for sustainability in the luxury industry. Global conditions, changing consumer expectations and a modern business landscape require sustainability as an industry priority.
Yet another alternative meat startup, Memphis Meats, is doubling down on meat products cultivated in the laboratory instead of the factory farm. Its products based on beef, pork and chicken will be available within five years.
On Monday, Best Buy announced some significant and unfortunate changes to its electronics takeback and recycling program. Barbara Kyle of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition explains.
No other study, said Mark Z. Jacobson, a Stanford University civil engineering professor, “pushes the limits” like this one, considering what can be achieved with solar and wind without relying on storage.
A historic decision by the California Public Utilities Commission means that net-metering, which allows rooftop solar owners to connect to the electricity grid and deliver any excess power they generate to other electric customers, has been preserved — in a big win for solar energy in the Golden State.
A Bay Area partnership seeks to learn more about the effects of California’s drought and find new ways to conserve, recycle and locally source water.
By Bryn Huntpalmer We say it all the time: It pays to go solar. Usually we’re referring to the return in utility bill savings and rebates on a new residential solar installation. But of course there’s another, more literal, way that solar energy can pay you — with a job in photovoltaics. As residential solar adoption … Continued
With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturers will need to be involved in the entire lifecycle of a product, not just its birth. Are they up to the challenge?