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Improved buildings for major reductions in their lifetime carbon footprint

The construction and operation of buildings accounts for approximately 40 percent of all U.S.emissions of greenhouse gases. The most-used building material in the world, concrete, is used to construct many of the nation’s homes and office buildings — but a new MIT report says a variety of measures could drastically reduce, and ultimately even eliminate, […]

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The Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency Rate Improved By Nanomaterials

Frontiers of research are rapidly exceeded. Even in field of solar energy harvest and conversion efficiency, new research ideas come from everywhere.

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Energy efficiency increased by the roof solar panels shading

Return of the investment is the essential question when we talk about solar photovoltaic installations.

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Energy Savings in the City of Tempe

The city of Tempe, Arizona decided to install 1,000 induction street lights after observed that LED-based solid state lighting is not suitable for extreme desert temperatures.

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New Test Center to make buildings greener

All types of snazzy technologies are available these days to make buildings greener: automated shades, electrochromic windows that know when to tint, intelligent lighting controls and smart cooling and heating systems, to name just a few.

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Hydrogen for high-quality graphene

A new approach to growing graphene greatly reduces problems that have plagued researchers in the past and clears a path to the crystalline form of graphite’s use in sophisticated electronic devices of tomorrow.

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Magnetic computers  could achieve ultimate energy efficiency

Future computers may rely on magnetic microprocessors that consume the least amount of energy allowed by the laws of physics, according to an analysis by University of California, Berkeley, electrical engineers.

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Harnessing ambient electromagnetic energy at very low cost

Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations using Kinetic Energy of Trains

Due to high gas price more Americans are changing the way of life and commute to ride the rails.

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Energy Efficiency at Empire State Building

Anthony Malkin, the owner of the most iconic skyscraper Empire State Building told in an interview to Business Green that “subsidies to increase wind or solar energy capacity are not as effective in terms of carbon savings or job creation as incentives that promote the renovation of existing buildings.”

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