Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change energy automation energy-efficiency climate-action renewable-energy energy-consumption global-inequality
The Trump administration is trying to roll back a regulation that requires showerheads to conserve water and saves owners an average of $70 and nearly 3,000 gallons of water yearly per showerhead.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 water energy-efficiency deregulation drought regulation trump-administration water-conservation water-efficiency us-department-of-energy
Building a greener economy starts at home.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: energy-efficiency housing decarbonisation covid-19-lockdown sustainable-living economic-recovery zero-carbon-homes
Buildings consume lots of energy – here's how to design whole communities that give back as much as they take
Net zero energy buildings produce at least as much energy as they use. Designing whole net zero campuses and communities takes the energy and climate benefits to a higher level.
May 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change heating cooling energy-efficiency energy-use buildings renewable-energy sustainable-cities geothermal-energy district-heating net-zero
Larger homes with fewer occupants have a bigger energy and heating demand.
March 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: sustainability heating energy-efficiency housing social-housing homes
Though they have unusual properties that could be useful in everything from superconductors to quantum computers, topological materials are frustratingly difficult to predictably produce. To speed up the process, Harvard researchers in a series of studies develop methods for efficiently identifying new materials that display topological properties.
April 16, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: science-technology materials faculty-of-arts-and-sciences fas harvard peter-reuell reuell quantum-computers topological-insulators ashvin-vishwanath energy-efficiency insulators materials-science superconductors topological-materials topology vishwanath
New system from MIT can identify how much power is being used by each device in a household.
Aug. 1, 2016 • ~8 min
Tags: internet-of-things sustainability energy energy-efficiency research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics
Leon Glicksman develops energy efficiency technologies and strategies for old and new buildings all over the world.
Oct. 5, 2015 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability energy architecture industry construction profile energy-efficiency mechanical-engineering faculty building
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