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QSolar’s Rainbow-Hued Kristal Solar Panels Could Replace Windows and Walls

QSolar’s Rainbow-Hued Kristal Solar Panels Could Replace Windows and Walls

Solar panels often conjure up images of clumsy, dark sheets lined up in rooftop arrays on green homes and buildings. But what if they weren't dark and clumsy -- and what if they didn't have to go on the

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New EPA Fuel Economy Window Sticker Rates Tesla Roadster at Industry-Topping 119mpge

New EPA Fuel Economy Window Sticker Rates Tesla Roadster at Industry-Topping 119mpge

The EPA has just revealed a new design for the stickers you see in the windows of new cars. The new setup aims to help consumers calculate the equivalent mileage of electric and hybrid vehicles and judge

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How to Green Your Home With Windows From Marvin Windows Expert Christine Marvin

How to Green Your Home With Windows From Marvin Windows Expert Christine Marvin

Over the last few weeks our exclusive Green Home Expert editorial series has brought you a bounty of tips on how to green your home with advice from the greatest green minds in architecture, interior

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Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

The new architecture school is part of a much larger arts campus that will be completed in 2014 and will include the Institute of Design, Academy of Fine Arts, and Public Art Museum. Located in downtown

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SolarWindow with Clear Spray-On Film Could Generate 300% More Energy Than Solar Panels

SolarWindow with Clear Spray-On Film Could Generate 300% More Energy Than Solar Panels

New Energy Technologies has unveiled SolarWindow, a working prototype that is simply sprayed with the company's eco-friendly electricity generating film to produce energy.

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Pit Industry is a Mini Greenhouse for Your Windowsill

Pit Industry is a Mini Greenhouse for Your Windowsill

Pit Industry is a small hand-blown glass house for your windowsill. Just drop some seeds or pits through the chimney and water them daily to create a miniature greenhouse right in your own home. Designed

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Windowfarms: Grow an Edible Hanging Indoor Garden this Winter!

Windowfarms: Grow an Edible Hanging Indoor Garden this Winter!

As east coast gardeners wrap up for the season, The Windowfarms Project has just unveiled two new home-sized hydroponic garden kits just in time for the holidays. The system allows anyone with a window

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

TAKE HOME THIS BRAND NEW WINDOWS 7 PHONE! Whether your a PC or a Mac user looking for the next big thing in smart phones, then thIS sleek new Windows 7 smartphones just may be your next hot ticket item.

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Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

GET YOUR HANDS ON A BRAND NEW WINDOWS 7 PHONE! If you've been meaning to try out the sleek new Windows 7 smartphones that just came out this week with a completely revamped and super user-friendly mobile

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New Window Changes Tint Automatically When it Gets Hot

New Window Changes Tint Automatically When it Gets Hot

Windows are one of the weakest points in a building's energy profile. While great gains have been made over the last couple of decades, windows still have issues with allowing in heat when you don’t

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Transparent Solar Material Could Lead to Photovoltaic Windows

Transparent Solar Material Could Lead to Photovoltaic Windows

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories have created a new type of transparent photovoltaic film that can be spread over large areas to absorb light and

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Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Photovoltaics has won a £100,000 ($150,000) prize to develop the technology for screen-printed organic solar cells that could be placed onto window panes in order to generate energy. The company

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Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Imagine the delight on your guests' faces when you serve an elegant salad or delicate desert on these icy, modern plates? Each one is handmade in Thailand using recycled window glass, and the air that

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Transparent Solar Spray Transforms Windows Into Watts

Transparent Solar Spray Transforms Windows Into Watts

Photo by Robert S. Donovan Norwegian Company EnSol AS has developed a remarkable new spray-on solar film that allows windows to generate solar power without clouding the view. The material consists of

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Are Low-E Windows Melting Your Neighbor’s House?

Are Low-E Windows Melting Your Neighbor’s House?

Architects Newspaper recently shared some surprising news suggesting that new low-E windows could be responsible for melting the vinyl siding on neighboring homes. Reflections from the windows are

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Beautiful Window Display Made from Recycled To-Go Cups

Beautiful Window Display Made from Recycled To-Go Cups

An art initiative in the hip Chicago neighborhoods of Wicker Park and Bucktown presents a series of commissioned storefront installations by local designers. One of many displays running along N

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Phase-Changing GlassX Windows Offer Amazing Performance

Phase-Changing GlassX Windows Offer Amazing Performance

A remarkable Swiss window technology has just recently been introduced in North America. GlassX windows are super high-efficiency windows that use several technologies to make them possibly the most

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Solar Glass Generates Power Through Your Windows

Solar Glass Generates Power Through Your Windows

Photo via Engadget We love gadgets that serve dual purposes, so when we came across these solar windows from Hua Qin we were giddy with excitement. These window panes, which were unveiled at Taipei's

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Peer+ Unveils Energy Generating Windows With Controllable Opacity

Peer+ Unveils Energy Generating Windows With Controllable Opacity

Windows are a two-way street when it comes to efficient green building. We need them for light, fresh air, beauty, and the connection they create to the outdoors, but even the most efficient windows,

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New Nano-Material Paves Way for Self-Washing Solar Panels and Windows

New Nano-Material Paves Way for Self-Washing Solar Panels and Windows

A little-known fact is that solar panels can become up to 30 percent less effective when they accumulate dust and grime. A more widely known fact is that homeowners climbing up on roofs to fix shingles,

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Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

If you'll be replacing the windows in your home to increase indoor energy efficiency anytime soon, get ready to simultaneously up the ante on your outdoor aesthetics. This quaint backyard retreat made

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Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture

Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture

Gardening enthusiasts living in cities will certainly cheer for Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray's Window Farms experiment. The artist-in-residence duo at Eyebeam have teamed up to develop a DIY system for

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Solar Photovoltaic Windowpanes To Power Your Computer!

Solar Photovoltaic Windowpanes To Power Your Computer!

Solar power and windows make an ideal pairing of complementary technologies for energy generation, and Japanese manufacturer Nihon Telecommunication Systems is maximizing the potential partnership. The

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Transparent Solar Windows Set to Energize Homes

Transparent Solar Windows Set to Energize Homes

The Queensland University of Technology recently announced that it has been working with Dyesol to develop an innovative solar cell technology that re-envisions windows as clear, clean energy providers.

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THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

It is rare to find materials that rapidly restore themselves and provide extensive aesthetic range in their simplest, purest state. The Woven Company picked up on this idea nearly 25 years ago, when

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‘Raven Loft’ is a small, sustainable treehouse home in BC, Canada

‘Raven Loft’ is a small, sustainable treehouse home in BC, Canada

The story of Raven loft started with the idea to live simply, sustainably, and low-cost. Geoff de Ruiter, owner of Raven Loft, bought a half acre forested plot of land for $35,000 through a court ordered

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Historic Australian church is transformed into a modern residence

Historic Australian church is transformed into a modern residence

The historic stone chapel was built in 1877 from bluestone. Although the religious effects are long gone, the façade still boasts the original church bell, which rang for the small village that

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Elegant timber extension uses angular volumes to maximize natural light

Elegant timber extension uses angular volumes to maximize natural light

The two-level addition extends diagonally from the back of the house. A sloped roof section that connects the original cottage to the timber extension doubles as an angular overhang that protects the home

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Lotus Belle Outback Tent provides a temporary luxury space with multiple purposes

Lotus Belle Outback Tent provides a temporary luxury space with multiple purposes

  has an innate bohemian feel to the design, but that doesn't restrict its applications. This light, airy tent serves as the perfect fair-weather guest room, a temporary yoga studio, or a unique

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Daniel Libeskind’s funky metallic apartments will purify the Berlin air

Daniel Libeskind’s funky metallic apartments will purify the Berlin air

Architect Daniel Libeskind just unveiled plans for a modern, metallic apartment complex located in the heart of Berlin. Projected for competition in 2015, the eight-story tall Chausseestrasse 43 building

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