The beautiful Breuer Cabin is filled with natural light coming in from reclaimed steel sash windows taken from at least five different projects. The floors are made from multicolored slate, which doesn't
On June 6th, Fred Heutte's presentation to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Natural Gas Advisory Committee blew away idea of abundant, cheap natural gas like a compressor station blow-down.
A world devastated by climate change is like a night where The Day After Tomorrow, Planet of the Apes, and A Clockwork Orange turn on some Marvin Gaye, burn some incense, and hit the bed to breed a mega
Taking inspiration from the natural phenomenon of symbiosis, Plateau Team proposes "the colonization of the roofs of the target buildings with an extra level of construction." The additional level can be
When it comes to home efficiency, the bathroom is often where we focus on water conservation. Most bathrooms contain a sink, toilet, and shower, which can each waste tons of water if we're not careful,
Drift-Light is a new type of self-dimming LED lightbulb that works with any regular household light switch. Mimicking the setting sun to help you sleep better, the bulb uses an internal microprocessor in
Large-scale energy storage is one of the major challenges facing renewable energy, but a recent breakthrough could be a real game changer. Scientists at USC, led by professor Sri Narayan, just developed a
Renewable energy is one of the keys to securing a sustainable future for people around the world - but do you know where today's clean technologies came from and what the future holds for the industry?
Did you know that the energy used by a single google search is equivalent to turning on a 60W light bulb for 17 seconds? Now consider that people conduct over 1 billion searches a day, and you've got a
MARTaK Live/Work Passive House is an acronym of the extended family names of those who will use the space as a retreat from Boston and the Bay Area. The site is my own off-grid home in the mountains where
While some appliances have moved into the future, the humble dryer has been stuck in the past. As refrigerators, washing machines and other things have evolved and become much more energy efficient, the
A new breakthrough in the design of silicon-based solar cells has seen a 20-year-old efficiency record broken by not one, but three companies. Presenting at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in
Energy companies may shoulder a large portion of the blame for the warming planet - after all, they are responsible for around 40% of global emissions - but a new study shows that they will also suffer a
In what could be a game changer for the solar energy industry, a house in suburban Sydney, Australia has installed the world's first building integrated solar system that generates electricity and heat.
In a quaint subdivision overlooking the St. Lawrence River, one of the brick ranch homes suddenly looks a little different. Local firm Est Architecture re-envisioned the home based on the clients requests
"Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!" So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched an Indiegogo campaign to rebuild Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower in Fall, 2014. Tesla believed