Some crafty individuals are putting their compost piles to another good use – heating their homes. Compost, besides making a wonderful garden fertilizer, gives off a lot of…
As the climate warms over the next decades, energy needed for cooling developing nations would far outstrip current air conditioner use in the US. The need to cool people…
Google’s move is a starting shot in the race to become the go-to smart home provider, putting in place stepping stones to realizing a future in which our homes will become one ecosystem.
Cleantech gets a jolt with Google’s $3.2 billion deal to acquire Nest Labs, maker of pretty and smart thermostats, smoke alarms and who knows what’s next.
Make your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient–without the need for an expensive retrofit or sensors on every device.
Smart homes are the future, but are the risks really worth the rewards?
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