Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that appliances and electronics draw from an outlet even when turned off.
In Shibaura, this former bowling alley is now the shared offices of international advertising agency TBWA and Japanese agency Hakuhodo.
When we think of alternative energy at home, our minds leap straight to solar panels, the most obvious symbol of a site-generated grid-free power source.
Inside a 47,000-square-foot warehouse, Clive Wilkinson built a veritable campus for Pallotta TeamWorks, a national charity-events company.
Herman Miller’s National Design Center in Atlanta
achieved a LEED Gold rating
for commercial interiors.
In the San Francisco offices of Yves Béhar’s industrial design and branding firm, the work environment
suits the work.
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...
With wi-fi and a laptop, the world is your office. No matter where you tackle your to-do list, good desk accessories are essential. The cubicle may soon be passé, but a perfect pen is perennially...
The new office complex by J. Mayer H. Architects sits on the edge of downtown Hamburg, bordering the Aussenalster waterfront.
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Sunlight transportation systems are the pinnacle of innovation in energy-efficient design.
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?
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists as an energy hog.
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.
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
From the Aquastar to zero-energy homes, we present an A-to-Z guide of green power tips and home energy savings.
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...