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Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

Article Source: ScienceDaily Article Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190813112211.htm Advances in adapting the technology for cold climates and offshore use and better methods for predicting wind conditions have fanned significant growth of the use...
The billion-dollar race to invent a wearable air conditioner

The billion-dollar race to invent a wearable air conditioner

Article Source: Fast CompanyArticle Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90385897/the-billion-dollar-race-to-invent-a-wearable-air-conditioner Extreme heat around the world is pushing companies—and researchers—to find new ways to cool down the human body. July 2019 was...

Air source vs water source heat pumps

As new renewable heating solutions are discovered, the way we heat our homes and commercial buildings has been changing to look towards more sustainable sources. Energy sources that previously dominated—including coal and other fossil fuels—are reliable and...

Microsoft Plans Zero-Carbon Data Center in Sweden

Article Source: Data Center Frontier Article Link: https://datacenterfrontier.com/microsoft-plans-zero-carbon-data-center-in-sweden/ Microsoft today announced plans to expand its global cloud computing operations with new data centers in Sweden, projecting that the...

Building On Rubber To Make Homes More Earthquake-Resilient

Article Source: Facility Executive Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewinkless/2019/06/11/earthquake-resilient-home-build-on-rubber/#c1e8ec22cf07 NZ researchers say that waste tires could be reused as seismic isolation for medium-rise buildings. As in...

2019 Zero Energy Buildings Count Nears 600

Article Source: Facility Executive Article Link: https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/2019-zero-energy-buildings-count-nears-600/ The official 2019 count is 580 certified, verified, and emerging projects, according to the newly released 2019 Getting to Zero Project...

MAYOR GARCETTI LAUNCHES L.A.’S GREEN NEW DEAL

Article Source: Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Article Link: https://www.lamayor.org/mayor-garcetti-launches-la%E2%80%99s-green-new-deal LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today released Los Angeles’ Green New Deal, which sets aggressive goals for the city’s...

NYC Mayor Takes Aim at Glass Towers as Energy Hogs

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report Article Link: https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2019-04-24/nyc-mayor-takes-aim-at-glass-towers-as-energy-hogs NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presides over a city that’s known for its...