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Using Solar Energy to Create Wind Power

A new type of wind power plant is in the works, and it is claimed to be able to produce clean energy from the sun and the wind with virtually no carbon footprint, fuel consumption, or waste production. And not only that, it purportedly uses heat from the sun to produce its own wind, which […]

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March 6th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Underground greenhouse for year-round gardening

Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it’s coldframes, hoop houses or greenhouses. Greenhouses are usually glazed structures, but are typically expensive to construct and heat throughout the winter. A much more affordable and effective alternative to glass greenhouses is the […]

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March 4th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Video | Read More »

NRG Energy launches new solar powered playground

New solar canopy will demonstrate how solar can contribute to a new generation of sustainable projects. Solar company NRG Energy has developed a new solar canopy which has been installed over a playground at the Dr Martin Luther King Jr School for Science and Technology in New Orleans. The company donated the canopy which is […]

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February 9th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Technology | Read More »

Eco Homes in South Korea

Environment friendly homes are getting popular with time. Known as Eco homes or green homes, they are best suited for protecting the environment in the best possible manner. Solar energy is being generated for building these homes in South Korea. Natives of South Korea are mounting solar panels on their roofs so that they can […]

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September 30th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Dubai is going to build its first Eco-friendly mosque

People have resorted to minimize the consumption of electricity and maximize the growth of plants and trees around themselves. Even religious institutions are being designed keeping the hazards of global warming in mind. An example of such an institution is a mosque which is about to be set-up in Dubai. The project has been set […]

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September 19th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

SeaScraper helps filter ocean water and collect waste

Our oceans today are being ridden with waste, particularly plastic and non-degradable materials taking to the sea. This in turn proves treacherous for the eco-system and marine life and destroys both gradually, having an adverse effect on the environment. Behold the SeaScraper, an architectural brainchild designed to keep our water bodies clean. Structured like icebergs, […]

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September 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

London’s first carbon neutral building

London has just welcomed home its first truly green and completely carbon neutral building. This building located on the north bank of the Thames sports green roofs and solar panels. It uses  30% of the infrastructure from a former project on the same site in an attempt to reduce costs and building material. This five-storey […]

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September 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Recyclable basketball stadium for 2012 London Olympics

Since the Olympics draw a huge number of international visitors, building such arenas is something of a necessity. However, to level the proverbial playing field for countries with a slightly lesser budget, designers Wilkinson Eyre and Sinclair Knight Mertz have created a basketball arena that is not only budget-friendly for the organizers but also a […]

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July 29th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Endesa Pavilion is adapted to maximum renewable energy potential

Solar House 2.0, is a rare structure that adopts to maximize the renewable energy potential of its location. Made by the Institute of Advanced Architecture for Catalonia (Iaac), it has a modular facade covered with protrusions that support additional solar panels. Protrusions are designed to creatively maximize the use of energy, also they absorb the […]

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May 29th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology | Read More »

System built in the environment to promote use of alternate energy

The people’s power pavilion is a massive structure, designed to be a large gathering place that will be integrated with an alternate energy system. The system has three power sources, including the sun, the wind and human muscle power.Michael Jantzen is the designer and its innovation is meant for serving the community in two fold […]

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May 10th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings | Read More »

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