energy-efficiency

Soweta Football Training Centre in South Africa Creates an Exemplary Sustainable Design

January 18, 2011 / No Comments

The Soweta Football Training Centre in South Africa is hailed as a marvelous design in the area of sustainable architecture and energy- efficiency that too built in a short time span of just six months. The building is a collaboration venture between Canadian firm RUFproject and Nike Global Football Brand Design.

Eco Expo Asia to Feature Energy Innovation

October 12, 2010 / 2 Comments

Asia’s leading environmental protection fair, The Eco Expo Asia will be held from 3rd to 6th November in Hong Kong. It will showcase the latest innovations in renewable energy, energy efficiency, natural resource protection and eco-friendly products. This second edition of the event is organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.

Green Garage Door Set To Make Waves In Florida

July 30, 2010 / 11 Comments

Now even your garage doors could be greener! An announcement from the company Eden Coast LLC, stated that they have begun to market the Garage Door Florida. This means that soon customers will be able to choose garage doors that are high quality, ecofriendly, and made from composite materials, which make them resistant to mold and termite as well as ...

National Semi’s Solar Magic technology increases energy generation by 20%

June 2, 2010 / No Comments

Our dependence on eco-friendly products has been rising with the development of ever-new technologies, which push the efficiency factor of new product launches. Harnessing solar energy to meet electrical needs on both macro and micro scale is fast becoming a rage because its’ eco-friendly and helps you detach from the grid. Solar Magic technology is yet another promising feat in ...

Philips unveils its $10 million LED light bulb

April 26, 2010 / 1 Comment

As for now, Philips stands as the lonely first in the would-be line of contenders vying for the $10 million prize slated by the US government for offering an energy efficient alternative to the 60 Watt light bulb.

New Coding Could Boost Internet Energy Efficiency by 99 Percent

January 13, 2010 / No Comments

A huge amount of energy is required to keep telecommunication equipment, and by definition the internet running. Right now, it would be very difficult, if not impossible to actually replace the equipment currently in use, because of the prohibitive costs involved, and the huge amount of investment already made to setup the said equipment. Researchers at Bell Labs however, seem ...

New Jersey okays energy-efficiency plan worth $225 million

July 3, 2009 / 1 Comment

The state of New Jersey has approved energy-efficiency proposals, worth over $225 million, from three utilities. [caption id="attachment_5813" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Midtown Manhattan and New Jersey from Empire State Building"][/caption] The proposals are expected to slash energy usage and costs, to  improve air quality, to cut emissions of greenhouse-gases, and to create around 1,000 new jobs over the next 18 months.