In its first year, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has signed up 7,700 participants that have reduced energy use by 2.5 percent across the board, saving $58 million annually.
Futurity reports on how Michigan State researchers have developed a new thermoelectric material by using common minerals found pretty much anywhere there’s dirt.
The WindSentinel, a buoy that monitors offshore wind speeds, has spent two months assessing the potential for wind energy production in Lake Michigan.
A portable, self-contained wastewater treatment and water filtration system could lower costs and increase the self-sufficiency of the military’s energy supply.
Michigan State University opens up an electric-vehicle charging station to the public, at a cost of $2.50 per hour (but that does include parking fees).
Michigan researchers will soon deploy a wind monitoring buoy in Lake Michigan to assess the potential for offshore wind development in the Great Lakes.
A new study from Michigan State University found that workers who moved from a conventionally-built building to a LEED certified one reported few sick days.