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Go Green with Cleaner Data Center Management

Data is hot right now. It makes our preferred lifestyles a reality rather than a possibility. From algorithms and trend reports to complex programs that put us face-to-face with friends and colleagues across the country, everything is made possible with data. But as important as data is, it’s often not very energy-conscious. Data sucks up a LOT of energy, from ...

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Building a Modern Green Home

Modern Green Home

Green building has been around since the 1970s, but with increasing research, affordability and demand, the market for eco-friendly homes has exploded in recent years. Whether you’re building a new home or just looking to update some of the features in your current one, consider implementing these modern, eco-friendly technologies. Downsize In the 1950s, the average home was less than ...

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Go Green With Eco-Friendly Furniture in Your Home

Eco-Friendly Furniture

While many people think that the only way to reduce their carbon footprint is to drive electric cars or walk to work, set up an elaborate recycling station in their home and replace all of their old appliances and lights with new, energy-efficient models, there are other ways to be eco-friendly. As it turns out, the way you furnish your ...

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Energy-efficient Smart Buildings: Proof that Clean Technology is Making a Comeback

Smart Buildings

Imagine living in a society where all buildings are connected. When an earthquake strikes one building several miles away from you, alarms immediately sound in your own building, warning you of the shaking that is about to rock your world. Then, first responders to your building site can digitally retrieve an image of your building that shows them where every ...

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Clean Energy from inside a Pipe? Hydropower Takes on a Brand New Form

Hydropower

Clean technology has taken many shapes today, but one up-and-coming shape is that of a tube—more specifically, a water pipeline. Producing clean energy from the inside part of a pipeline is being heralded as the latest way to help the environment. It’s the premise of a new hydropower technology called the LucidPipe Power System, and it’s providing a more renewable ...

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Apple vs. Tesla: Who Will Create the Better Electric Vehicle?

Project Titan

The cars and trucks we drive are a major cause of global warming. Collectively, vehicles account for nearly 1/5 of all emissions in the United States, emitting 24 pounds of green house gasses per gallon of gas. To efficiently cut down on the amount of harmful gasses our vehicles release into the air, we must consider adopting greener solutions, such ...

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How Nature can Positively Impact Your Real Estate

Biomimetic

Dr. Christopher Wedding of g-Bit recently published an article about how biomimicry R&D can help increase the bottom line for the real estate industry. What do geckos, termites, fireflies, and birds have in common? They’ve inspired structural and energy technology used in commercial and residential real estate to lower energy and carbon footprints, mitigate cost margins, and increase safety. Designing ...

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