The Berkeley Lab says tightening U.S. homes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code standard is achievable, and would save $33 billion annually.
Wind energy opponents often claim nearby turbines will send home values plummeting, but a new U.S. study says it just ain’t so.
The government’s latest “Tracking the Sun” report shows the installed cost of solar PV in the United States continuing to decline at a rapid clip.
U.S. government scientists, in a study backed by Google, say huge energy savings are possible with centralized data services.
After years of creating squint-inducing white cool roofs to reduce solar gain, researchers are coming up with a a wider array of colors, including deep blue, to reflect unwanted rays.
Two new initiatives at Berkeley Lab could have long-range effects on how green building engineers evaluate the performance of tomorrow’s most environmentally friendly materials.
A recent study shows that solar installation costs have dropped substantially in 2011 and early 2012, but most savings have been offset by a reduction in government subsidies that the solar industry had been relying on for the last decade.