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EV Charging 101: Getting Your Home EV Charging Set Up

April 14th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Model 3 has broken through traditional electric vehicle market segmentation and into the mainstream. That is great news for the planet, as tens of thousands of new electric vehicles are displacing fossil fuel vehicles each month. However, that also comes with a new set of challenges


Tesla Demonstrates Its Agility With New Homelink Option For Model 3 Owners

April 8th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla pulled back the curtains on its plan to offer lower-trimmed vehicle owners the ability to purchase incremental hardware and software updates for their vehicles today. The company just added the option to purchase a software unlock to enable its Homelink automatic garage door opener on Standard Range and Standard Range Plus trims of the Model


Consumers Expect EVs, Hyperloops, & Home Robots By 2030, According To Dassault Systemes

January 12th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Dassault Systèmes and CITE Research sent us the findings of a survey for understanding how consumers expect technology to impact their lives by the year 2030. The survey focused on home, travel, health, and retail. This comes on the heels of another NPR survey that says Americans are feeling more optimistic about their personal future, just not about politics. The study shows consumers expect Hyperloops, fully connected smart home systems, mobile payments, and personalized preventive health plans, among other things


Why The Zero Home Matters

January 23rd, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Guest article by David Glenn Heads should turn when someone says “America’s most energy-efficient home.” That’s exactly what TechHive called [&hellip


Japanese Ecovillage House Brings Nature Right Inside

October 31st, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

This year, architects from ALTS Design Office were brought in to take the ecovillage process a step further. Rather than maintain the traditional strict separation between inner and outer, the Kofunaki House brings nature (or the outer) right inside.


Experimental Smart House Completed In Tokyo University

August 19th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The Institute of Industrial Science of Tokyo University, widely regarded as the top university in Japan, has erected a "smart house" on their Komaba Campus, in cooperation with LIXIL Housing Corporation's Eyeful Home Company. The current structure, the COMMA house (COMfort MAnagement), is the start of a series of prototypes and tests geared toward creating more-or-less self-sufficient home. The project is expected to have plans for a standard smart house by



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