Energy conservation
Energy conservation refers to reducing energy consumption through using less of an energy service. Energy conservation differs from efficient energy use, which refers to using less energy for a consta...
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Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings Potential
In the first study of its kind, Berkeley Lab researcher Evan Mills co-authored an investigation of the aggregate global energy use of personal computers designed for gaming—including taking direct mea...
These Futuristic Car Tires Never Go Flat
OVER THE PAST 100 years, many things about the automobile have advanced. Safety, fuel efficiency, and price—they’ve all improved dramatically. But one thing that hasn’t been revolutionized is the tire...
Megacity Metabolism: What Cities Are The Worst Energy Hogs?
New York is an energy hog, London and Paris use relatively less resources and Tokyo conserves water like a pro. These are just a few of the findings from a new study on 'megacity metabolism' -- the wo...
The Internet of Anything: A Smartphone App That Lets You Control Your Office Environment
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have built a mobile app that aims to give office workers more control over their environment while saving energy.
Earth Hour 2013
Last Saturday, March 23, iconic landmarks and skylines were plunged into darkness as people and businesses around the world participated in Earth Hour 2013, turning off their lights at 8:30 pm
Energy policy of the European Union
Although the European Union has legislated in the area of energy policy for many years, and evolved out of the European Coal and Steel Community, the concept of introducing a mandatory and comprehensi...
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Energy use and conservation in the United Kingdom
Energy use in the United Kingdom stood at 37.83 MWh (3,252 kilogrammes of oil equivalent) per capita in 2010 compared to a world average of 21.54 MWh (1,852 kilogrammes of oil equivalent). In 2012, to...
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Energy conservation in the United States
The United States is the second-largest single consumer of energy in the world. The U.S. Department of Energy categorizes national energy use in four broad sectors: transportation, residential, commer...
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Cogeneration
Cogeneration or combined heat and power (CHP) is the use of a heat engine or power station to simultaneously generate electricity and useful heat. Trigeneration or combined cooling, heat and power (CC...
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Low-energy house
A low-energy house is any type of house that from design, technologies and building products uses less energy, from any source, than a traditional or average contemporary house. In the practice of sus...
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Sustainable transport
Sustainable transport refers to the broad subject of transport that is sustainable in the senses of social, environmental and climate impacts and the ability to, in the global scope, supply the source...
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Blackle
Blackle is a website powered by Google Custom Search and created by Heap Media, which aims to save energy by displaying a black background and using grayish-white font color for search results. Blackl...
Solar hot water storage tank
A hot water storage tank (also called a hot water tank, thermal storage tank, hot water thermal storage unit, heat storage tank and hot water cylinder) is a water tank that is used for storing hot wat...
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Kilowatt Ours
Kilowatt Ours is a film designed to educate the general public about the origin of electricity and why it is important that we reduce the amount of electricity we use; and practical steps we can take ...
These Futuristic Car Tires Never Go Flat
OVER THE PAST 100 years, many things about the automobile have advanced. Safety, fuel efficiency, and price—they’ve all improved dramatically. But one thing that hasn’t been revolutionized is the tire...
HSPF
HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor) is a term used in the heating and cooling industry. HSPF is specifically used to measure the efficiency of air source heat pumps.The efficiency of air condit...
Marorka
Marorka is a company which specializes in marine energy management. Marorka’s head office is in Reykjavik, Iceland along with its servers and data storage infrastructure are supplied with electricity ...
Electric aircraft
An electric aircraft is an aircraft that runs on electric motors rather than internal combustion engines, with electricity coming from fuel cells, solar cells, ultracapacitors, power beaming, or batte...
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Domestic energy consumption
Domestic energy consumption is the amount of energy that is spent on the various appliances used within housing. The amount of energy used per household varies widely depending on the standard of livi...
List of pioneering solar buildings
The following buildings have been recognized as being of international significance in pioneering the use of modern engineered solar building design:
Energy and facility management software
Energy and facility management software is a term used to refer to an enterprise-wide platform for handling technical data related to buildings and stems from the merger of EMS (energy management soft...
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ERating
eRating is a certification, education, and labeling program for the passenger transportation sector developed by the Certification for Sustainable Transport (CST) at the University of Vermont. The eRa...
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ENBau
ENBau is an initiative of Swiss universities for training in sustainable building with the goal of resource efficiency of buildings in the areas of energy, water, materials and processes.At the same t...
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Insulated pipe
Insulated pipes (called also preinsulated pipes or bonded pipe ) are widely used for district heating and hot water supply in Europe. They consist of a steel pipe, an insulating layer, and an outer ca...
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Double-skin facade
The Double-skin facade is a system of building consisting of two skins placed in such a way that air flows in the intermediate cavity. The ventilation of the cavity can be natural, fan supported or me...
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