Sep 20, 2014 7:43:21 AM
Sep 16, 2014 1:43:13 PM
Who says life in a post apocalypse has to be bleak? Art like this offers us a less dystopian version of life after the crash of civilization. We like the positive approach. If you want to see more like this, check out our Celestia Project, about life in the year 2100.
Sep 8, 2014 3:21:00 AM
I received a pitch this morning from a company that specializes in washing solar panels. That's a business I didn't know existed, but I'm glad there's a growing number of customers for them. Photos of people scrubbing away at solar installations on green buildings made me wonder. How much does dirt on panels affect solar PV performance?
Sep 7, 2014 10:41:28 AM
An article going around this week suggests that Green Building is a "social movement" that, like other social movements (prohibition, civil rights, etc.) stands at the precipice of success or failure. The writer argues that green building could easily be "co-opted, repressed, subject to failure, or succeed." In other words, he's arguing that the mainstream acceptance of the need to build energy efficient, low impact buildings is a matter of social choice, not something that "must" happen. I disagree.
Sep 4, 2014 8:21:00 AM
Question: Which household device uses more power than 26 fluorescent light bulbs, or a new refrigerator? It's the set-top television box, according to research by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), In fact, they say that: