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Eco roof generates solar energy, harvests rainwater

The rise in the cost of energy along with the need to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings, architects around the world have started to come up with buildings that either generate energy, save energy or try to conserve freshwater by harvesting rain. With such designs, the future of architecture definitely seems green, but buildings […]

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Water Shortages May Leave Energy Producers Dying of Thirst

Utility planners are devising ways in which they would meet the demand for energy during the most pressing times. Short term, they will consider whether they will have to dip into their reserves and longer term, they will calculate whether they have enough generation and transmission. But one thing that those companies are struggling with […]

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Saving Water Saves Electricity

Make the Drops-to-Watts Connection It’s Time for a New Way to Think About Water and Energy With climate change concerns, pervasive droughts, and high energy prices across the country, nearly everyone is

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Rainwater harvesting system generates electricity too

This innovative rainwater harvesting system is not just capable of collecting rainwater for you, but it will also generate electricity to light up your house from wind. The system has been designed by Julien Bergignat who has named it the Eol’eau.  As has already been mentioned above the system does not just provide water for […]

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How to Save Energy at the Office

Wondering how to save energy at the office? Look around your office. How old are your computers and printers? Is the refrigerator in your break room from 1972? Is the air conditioning on full blast during the summer? People are becoming more and more conscious that their workplaces are wasting energy. Older buildings may not […]

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Hydrofloor: Disappearing Pool Saves Energy and Space

What if you had a swimming pool that could change shape according to your needs? Enter the Hydrofloor, a multitasking pool floor that can actually rise and lower to different levels. The pool can even disappear entirely to form a floor! This neat disappearing trick is also a huge energy saver, as the pool water […]

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How Green Is Your Dentist?

If you’re a greenie who likes white teeth there is a growing resource of eco-friendly dentists to choose from. Dentists with environmentally friendly practices make an effort to reduce waste and pollution, save energy and water and using high-tech and green solutions such as digital x-rays. GreenBiz.com reports there is now a certification offered for […]

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Solar Power to the People

A new bulb sheds light on developing nations Kerosene lamps are a fact of life in all too much of the developing world, despite their toxic and polluting nature. We’ve already seen a few different efforts to change this — through microloans for green energy, for instance — but recently we came across another: a […]

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Turning Energy Savings in London into Solar for Africa

We all know that energy conservation is good. And it is clear that solar can be a life saver in developing countries, as well as a great catalyst for improved school performance. But what if turning off the lights in your home or office could help someone in Africa turn theirs on? An innovative new […]

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