sustainable technology

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Can Cover It – An Innovative Solution to Insulate Recessive Lighting Spaces

Non-insulation contact recessive lighting has been a tough issue to solve for some time now, but “Can Cover It” might just be that cost-effective efficient fix we’ve been waiting for. If you’ve ever tried insulating an older house, then you’ve surely been confronted with plugging the spaces around non-insulation contact recessive lighting. That’s almost impossible […]

Electronics Company Builds High-Tech Zero Energy Home

SoundVision, an electronics systems company in Marin County, California has invested in a groundbreaking housing project dubbed “The Zero Energy Home“. With the support of other green-oriented businesses like Mahoney Architects, Anna Kondolf Lighting Design and sunfirst! Solar, SoundVision made sure the components of their sustainable house included renewable energy technology, energy conservation materials and systems, […]

Architect Proves Sustainable Houses Can Be Attractive and Comfortable

Owner-architect Philip A. Smith has managed to fit his sustainable house with lots of green technology, but at the same time give a human touch and making it easy on the eye. Although it’s still under construction, the modern home located in Hingham, Massachusetts, has already been featured on the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s Green Building Open […]

Panasonic Inaugurates Home Energy Management System at Gitex 2011

Japanese technology giant Panasonic is trying to prove its commitment to conserving the environment by unveiling its innovative Home Energy Management System (HEMS) for the Middle East and Africa, at Gitex 2011. The new technology presented by Panasonic features preinstalled solar power generator systems and home-use storage battery systems and can be implemented across cities […]

Superadobe – Building Sustainable Houses from Freely Available Materials

The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture, or Cal-Earth is a non-profit foundation that promotes the use of sustainable housing and construction materials available almost anywhere: earth, sandbags and barbed wire. Founded in 1986, by the late architect Nadel Khalili, Cal-Earth has a philosophy based on the equilibrium of natural elements (fire, water, earth […]

Sustainable Ghost Town to be Built in New Mexico Desert

Washington-based company Pegasus Global Holdings Inc. has announced it will be building a 20-square-mile model city where it can test out new technologies like smart grids, intelligent traffic systems and renewable energy. A lot of dubious stuff has been going on in New Mexico ever since that whole Roswell alien fiasco. The military is blowing […]