It’s become increasingly common to hear the term
“zero energy” or “zero carbon” used to describe buildings that achieve complete energy sustainability by generating as...
From the Aquastar to zero-energy homes, we present an A-to-Z guide of green power tips and home energy savings.
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the coupled concerns of population growth and resource depletion might be considered the parents of energy innovation.
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists as an energy hog.
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around the clock when all we need it for is a shower or a load of laundry?
Sunlight transportation systems are the pinnacle of innovation in energy-efficient design.
Remember how the Predator had skin that made him invisible? That was cool. But these high-tech materials might be even cooler.
Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.
Dare we say "enlightening"? Be it passive or aggressive, find out what solar energy can do for you.
Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s...
Silver has been used for centuries as an antimicrobial agent.
The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.
The cost for solar systems is not only related to how elaborate the system is—it also depends on where you live.
It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in the 20th century are generally the most in need of upgrades for...
For the past 30 years, we’ve been teased with the promise of plentiful solar energy. But for most of us, nerdy solar calculators and watches are as close as we get to realizing this promise....
Hammers and nails are out, friends, and as the (patent) pending nanotech revolution shows, manufacturing is on the eve of the atom.
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of titanium to the chance to conquer Superman with kryptonite.