GlaxoSmithKline’s new Philly headquarters uses automated natural daylight monitoring and energy recovery systems, saving up to 30 percent on heating energy costs.
A new ice-skating rink using passive-house techniques has surfaced in the Belgian city of Liège that has green building advocates spouting as much praise as design critics.
GMZ Energy has secured $14 million in funding that will go toward launching a new material that it says will make solar water collectors more energy efficient.
By placing nanocrystals of rock salt on it, researchers were able to boost the energy conversion efficiency of lead telluride without decreasing conductivity.
Arizona researchers say their theoretical breakthrough offers a path to efficiently turning heat tossed off by cars, factories and the like into electricity.
A California-based start-up is working on a technology to recover heat normally lost in manufacturing and turn it into on-site electricity.