Author: jerryjamesstone

NASA Space Tech to Make Green Buildings More Efficient

[social_buttons] NASA has announced a plan to develop next-gen intelligent, automated monitoring systems for both offices and research environments. Collaborating with Integrated Building Solutions (IBS), the system will enhance energy efficiency, reduce consumption and provide a more comfortable workspace. The system will be tested at NASA’s Sustainability Base after its … [continued]

Solar-Powered Irrigation Increases Vegetable Intake by 500% in Rural Africa

[social_buttons] According to a new study, solar-powered irrigation systems have significantly enhanced both the household incomes and the nutritional intake of villagers in sub-Saharan Africa. “Significant fractions of sub-Saharan Africa’s population are considered food insecure,” wrote Jennifer Burney, a scholar with the Program on Food Security and the Environment and … [continued]