A Skyscraper on Its Side that Could Be Greener?

The past few years has seen a game of musical chairs as to who claimed the title as the world's tallest building.  Unfortunately, like...

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...
Google's New Silicon Valley Headquarters

Are The Valley’s Green Corporate Office Buildings Overhyped?

In a recent opinion piece by Lloyd Alter over at Treehugger, he points out some disturbing data regarding the employees themselves. Sure, the green...

Giant Mobile Green Machine Turns Deserts Into Agricultural Fields

For decades, scientists have been trying to at least prevent desertification from escalating further, if not to reverse it. Unfortunately, all their efforts have...

Tesla’s Gigafactory, World’s Largest Net Zero Energy Building

The latest from Tesla's battery 'Gigafactory': it will produce all the energy it consumes, and it will be renewable. There is an ever-so-growing anticipation and...
Smarter Climate Control Could Save This Office Building Tens of Thousands of Dollars

How Smart Climate Control Saves Energy and Money

Current climate control technology in a building is not as advanced as it could be, and is wasting thousands of dollars a year because...

PSU Project Aims To Mimic Skin Responsiveness For Designing Energy-Efficient Buildings

One day, man-made buildings will mimic the human body in the relationship with the exterior. Penn State University researchers are about to study and implement a model that uses the sensitivity and flexibility of human cells to build "skins" that will give buildings the possibility to self-adapt to the exterior, to regulate their energy use according to changes in the environment.

Affresol Homes Built From Recycled Plastic: 12% Cheaper, 60 Years Lifespan

It's a known fact that plastics, although they make up hellish environments if disposed randomly (read: "thrown away"), can be good friends if they are to be recycled and used in long-term construction works. Affresol, a Wales-based company, is about to launch a new range of homes and modular portable buildings, made from recycled plastics.

“Empowerhouse” Home Generates Its Own Energy – Sustainably

New School students and students of Stevens Institute of Technology have created the Empowerhouse, which is a home that generates all of its required...

Top 5 Green Gadgets and Initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is yet again very special for all green technology supporters. The show managed to gather...