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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

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 technology, ...

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How to Be Green in 2015

Green in 2015

It’s February, which means by now most of you have probably abandoned your ill-fated quests to get fit and quit smoking. However, there is still hope for one item that isn’t exactly at the top of most New Year’s resolution lists: live greener. Now is a great time to begin a healthier and more sustainable life; you can make real headway on ...

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4 Simple Ways to Go Green at the Office

Go Green at the Office

How are your resolutions going so far? What have you pledged to maintain, achieve, quit, or change this year? Have you made resolutions for your business? Resolving to achieve smarter goals for both you and your business are great ways to get on track for the new year with confidence, but it’s also a great way to kick off the ...

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CES 2015: Green Technology Highlights

CES 2015

Every year, consumers attend the Consumer Electronics Show to learn about cutting edge advancements that will be influencing everything related to technology in the next few years. This year, one of the most exciting features of the Consumer Electronics Show was the number of exhibits featuring green technology. Clearly, consumers have spoken. They want their gadgets, but they also want ...

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How to Go Green at Home with a Simple Remodel

How to Make Your Home Greener

Remodeling your home is a great time to also go green. Although household appliances and electronics have become more eco-friendly over the years, there’s a lot more you could be doing to make your home green and modern. A healthier, more energy efficient home can also lower your utility bills and save you costly energy. In some instances, you may ...

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