energy consumption

America Wastes 2% of Energy on Uneaten Food!

October 4, 2010 / 1 Comment

Latest research reveals that the US wastes two percentage of energy on uneaten food. It says that tons of food gets tossed out every day. Americans are throwing off a shockingly high amount of food, where 8-16 percent of total US energy consumption goes into producing the food they consume. Estimates according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicate that people ...

Habitat for Humanity’s New Eco-friendly House Coming Up in St. Henri

September 24, 2010 / No Comments

Charity organization Habitat for Humanity’s new environmentally-friendly house is under construction in the St. Henri neighborhood. The building, being constructed by the organization’s Montreal branch, is the first of its kind in the area.  The four-storey building has two three-bedroom apartments. It will be equipped with energy star rated appliances, doors, windows and light fixtures to reduce energy consumption. Besides, ...

Dubai’s Wave Tower Seascraper is Green Too

September 13, 2010 / No Comments

Dubai’s new skyscraper, ‘The Wave Tower’, will be introducing a novel way of energy consumption. Its ‘green’ design promises to use the ‘state-of-the-art sustainable technologies’ which will help in saving energy and water efficiently.

Bibliosphere Death Star Replication Houses the City and University Together

July 22, 2009 / No Comments

Sustainable structures that consume very low levels of energy should be a major share of our community structures as they will help meet the energy crisis. Green Architects reveal how such buildings can be part of the everyday system with their Bibliosphere design. Bibliosphere is a globe like design which will together house the City ( all its major offices) ...