Water Tanks Spring New Lives as a House and a Cafe

Now we have seen recycled materials used to erect a building, and we have seen buildings that were repurposed.  I guess we associate springs...

Dynamic Demonstration Platform Enables Green Building Architects to Test Their Designs

Swiss researchers have developed a dynamic demonstration platform, called NEST, which can assist green building designers with providing a real-world conditions for testing their...

Biomass Plant to Generate 49KW of Green Electricity to 50,000 Homes

The project led by Bio Energy Investments will be constructed on the banks of River Tees in Teesside. It will generate enough energy to power up to 50,000 homes and will save 140,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually through the use of carbon neutral woodchip.

Bosco Verticale in Milan – One Step Closer to Become World’s First Vertical Forest

The Italian city of Milan is among Europe’s most polluted; so much so that in order to forestall damage to da Vinci’s The Last...

Michael Strizki`s Solar/Hydrogen/Geothermal Powered House – Amazing!

Michael Strizki's house is the most low impact house I've ever seen. He lives his life off-grid, because his home system feature solar panels, 10 hydrogen tanks filled with the excess energy from the solar panels, with the hydrogen taken out of water, and a 15 year-old geothermal system, that covered its price 8 times since it was installed.

Sustainable Building Products Impress Jury at the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge

In a search for the best green building products made from recycled or sustainable materials, The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, together with Make...

Scientists Prove Net-Zero Homes Are Not Only a Futuristic Dream

If anybody tells you that having a net-zero energy home is impossible, do not trust them. They either live in denial or are simply...

Thermal Mass Construction Revolutionizes Green Residential Architecture

Thermal mass construction (TMC) operates on the principle that it is more energy-efficient to keep a relatively massive structure at a steady temperature than...

GELI, The Smart Grid Operating System, Advances to Next Step

Currently, power grids are very centralized and electricity is produced on demand. This also makes the power grid very susceptible to interruptions due to...

Microalgae on Building Facade Produces Energy and Insulates From Noise

A new building facade technology  by the firm Strategic Science Consult (SSC), promises to  generate electricity and produce heat from algae. The green building is located in...