April 7th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Within the world of heat pumps, there are two major technologies that operate in similar ways but pull from very different sources. These two options are air-source heat pumps (ASHP) and ground-source heat pumps (GSHP). Dandelion Energy is breaking new ground that makes geothermal ground-source heat pumps more affordable and easier to put in place
July 8th, 2020 | by Brad Rouse
What does the US need to do to help the world prevent the worst of climate change? End the use of fossil fuels fast. Many are stepping up to the challenge with aggressive goals. The EU wants to be fossil free by 2050. Joe Biden’s campaign wants the US to be fossil free by 2050 as well, based on his stated climate policy
July 6th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline went kablooey over the weekend, signaling a broader pivot from gas to renewables, energy storage, and EV infrastructure.
April 26th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
On the journey to making our homes money savers and climate champions, water heating has always been a stumbling block. While there are easy ways to use hot water efficiently (like the low-flow shower heads we featured in this Go Zero Hack), it’s a challenge to heat water without polluting
September 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
As the environment gets hotter, the demand for air conditioning increases, which leads to more carbon emissions from generating plants, which in turn makes the environment even hotter.
March 24th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Many homeowners now use rooftop solar panels to generate their own electricity, and a geothermal heating and cooling system works well in tandem with solar panels because the geothermal heat pump helps regulate your home’s temperature using the electricity provided by your solar panels
August 27th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna
New York state's goals of 50% renewable energy by 2040 include a focus on clean heating and cooling
May 31st, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Google's parent company, Alphabet, spun Dandelion out of its X labs in the middle of last year, which was followed closely by a noteworthy funding round. It's clear that the Dandelion team is putting its new capital to good use with the announcement this week about its new Dandelion Air all-in-one home heating and air conditioning system
April 28th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Heat recovery ventilation is a type of mechanical, or sometimes passive, ventilation system that aims to recover as much of the heat or coolness (depending upon needs) of the air being vented as possible before release to the external environment
October 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers in Massachusetts have made gloves from cotton cloth that can be heated by electricity. Others in Germany are investigating ways to create electricity from walking.
April 8th, 2017 | by Chris Dragon
Welcome back to our series of guides covering how to power your life with renewable electricity. If you're new to this series, check out the introduction in Part 1. In Part 3, we covered cutting gasoline use. Now, on to heating your home with electricity!
January 12th, 2017 | by Chris Dragon
Most Americans are familiar with water heaters that keep water hot in a large, insulated storage tank. A tankless water heater eliminates that tank by using enormous amounts of electricity to heat water to your preferred temperature as quickly as you need it
October 30th, 2014 | by Amber Archangel
1Sun4All. How much comfort is required to give up if we live in an energy-efficient house? How much would we [&hellip
June 24th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
An innovative facility is turning seawater into sustainable power for district heating to low-income homes just outside The Hague, Holland
September 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on the Hal Slater website. Solar thermal water heating is a temperamental thing. Water weighs a lot, it [&hellip
September 20th, 2012 | by James Ayre
Heat pumps are a very effective way for homeowners to make a positive contribution to the environment and to [&hellip
April 23rd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
This is a guest post from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) — enjoy! by Frances White, PNNL, (509) [&hellip
March 12th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind
Electric vehicles can already be fuel-efficient, however in very cold or very hot weather, when air conditioning or heating requires the same energy used for driving the vehicle, range can suffer. "A 5-pound EMOF-based heat pump [electrical metal-organic framework] the size of a 2-liter bottle could theoretically handle the heating and cooling needs of an electric vehicle."
February 6th, 2010 | by Derek Markham
Hallowell International in Bangor, Maine, is the manufacturer of the Acadia, a combined heating and cooling system that can be [&hellip
December 31st, 2019 | by Barry A.F.
Due to climate change, 100-year, 500-year, and even 1000-year weather events are happening with alarming regularity. Unfortunately, we are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC (2.7° F to 3.6° F) temperature rise