America's First Energy Efficiency Checkup, Not Bad, But Could Use Improvement

U.S. Energy Efficiency Increasing Slightly, ACEEE Study Shows

According to research just completed by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy , in spite of climate change legislation, the US has...
Corvette - Fuel Economy Fossil

Corvette Reaches Fuel Economy High – Still a Dinosaur Suckling

As with most sports cars, such as the Corvette Stingray, fuel economy isn’t one of their strong suits, but Americans and their muscle cars...

Berkeley Researchers Advance In Studying How Magnets Can Be Used in Fridges

According to the researchers, in the future, our refrigerators could use magnets to keep the food cold. Besides the fact that one such refrigerator uses less power and runs quieter than a conventional fridge, it wouldn't contain any hydrofluorocarbons (HCF), gases that contribute to the greenhouse effect.

Thailand Home Energy Storage Project Turns Solar Power to Hydrogen

Eco-friendly housing development in Thailand stores excess solar power, generated from rooftops, in the form of hydrogen. It is great to see that improvements in...

How to Make a Cooking Knife from Recycled Aluminum Foil

Believe it or not, with aluminium foil you can create a very sharp knife. You will need a few tools and some patience, but...

Hamburg’s BIQ House is First Algae-Powered Building in the World

Hamburg is now home to the first algae-powered building in the world. The BIQ House, as it is called, has a façade made of...

STEM Batteries and Software – Hybrid Buildings are Here

Office buildings are power hungry, with lighting, computers, air conditioning systems, and other technology. Upgrades to lighting, windows, and insulation, as well as changing...

European Spallation Source Particle Accelerator Smaller and Greener Than LHC (but more powerful)

The European Spallation Source (ESS), as the structure will be called, has been designed with gardens, outdoor spaces to collect and soak up rainwater, and green...

Homemade Water Distiller Built in Less Than an Hour

Here is a simple but efficient homemade water distiller that should be able to help us meet our daily water needs. As one of the...
"Portable" Hydrogen Fuel Cell Container for Port of Honolulu

“Portable” Hydrogen Fuel Cell to Reduce Emissions in Honolulu

In an effort to reduce idling ship emissions at port, a hydrogen fuel cell pilot project will provide power to ships, without burning a...