Barcelona’s Prefab MZ House is Energy and Cost Efficient

The aim of Calderon-Folch-Sarsanedas (CFS) Arquitectes, who are based in Barcelona, is to make "conscious" architecture which bears in mind environmental and social responsibilities. It...

Office Buildings Lower Energy Bills with Advanced Controls

According to a report from the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, researchers believe they've developed an advanced building control that might reduce...

Solar Panels to Generate Clean Energy from Rooftops of Public Schools in NYC

Major cities around the world keep impressing us with incredible initiatives and long term commitments to sustainability and renewable energy. The latest comes from...

NexusHaus Carbon Neutral Houses to be Built in Austin, TX

The city of Austin, TX welcomes 100 new citizens every single day. That has caused a significant increase in the resources needed to keep...

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...

McDonald’s Conquers The Green World by Greening Up Their Buildings

Just when everyone thought that McDonald's can never be green, the giant in hamburger making yet again proved us all wrong. Not only that...

Better Than a Glass House, This Plastic Bottle Classroom Rocks

They say that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. But if you stay inside a plastic bottle classroom during a tropical...

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...

UK Students from Brighton Turn Waste Into an Amazingly Livable House

Recycling is the only solution to the excessive amounts of garbage we produce on daily basis. Most landfill sites are overloaded with materials that...

Nature Inspires Engineers to Develop Energy-Efficient Windows

Nature may provide clues about how to reduce energy leaks from windows, according to engineering experts at the University of Toronto and Harvard University. University...