This is the eighth and final post in a series on the LEED green building rating system. The first post provided an Introduction to LEED, and the remaining posts looked at each of the six credit categories: Sustainable Sites, Location and Transportation, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, and Indoor Environmental Quality. We hope […]
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hether you believe in manmade global warming or not is irrelevant. There is a viable option to install technology on your home that will allow you to run your technological gizmos. With financing options available, you can be done paying off this technology in just over eight years. If you live in your home for 30, you are living there without paying another electric bill for 22 years. For some of us, that’s a savings of $66,000 and up.
Join the Buckminster Fuller Institute June 6 to Celebrate the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Winner
The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) will announce and celebrate the winning design of the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge in an all-day event on June 6, 2012 hosted by the Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design.
Inventors created a robot bird that has the ability to take off and fly by flapping its wings. The focus on the research involving this robot bird is learning how to maximize energy efficiency and how to conserve resources. The hope to be able to take the dynamics and qualities of this project and transfer them to create new technologies with hybrid vehicles.
This last week of September represents the last week to present ideas and inventions to GE’s Ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid.