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Water From The Air — The Perfect Solution?

April 9th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

Big problems need big solutions. But big and effective solutions might not be that complicated. I had heard about devices that extract water from thin airm but I wondered if any industrial scale solutions were out there


LED Shower Head Helps You Save Water, Power, Gas, & Money!

August 29th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

According to the Uji’s inventors, the system works well enough to cut shower times by 12%, significantly cutting back on water use and heating bills. Those savings add up to about $85/year in a typical American home, and much more in places like Hawaii or in a university/dorm setting


Report Highlights Importance of Making “Low-Carbon, Water-Smart” Energy Choices

July 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew

US society needs to make the right choices today in order to assure adequate, affordable supplies of both energy and water. Pursuing a strategic pathway centered on low-carbon renewable energy resources and energy efficiency gains can get us there, according to a comprehensive study undertaken by the "Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative" (EW3)


$50 Million for Clean Energy, Energy & Water Efficiency via California County’s Residential PACE Program

September 30th, 2012 | by Andrew

Western Riverside County and California are leading the way forward in providing innovative financing for homeowners to carry out clean energy, energy and water efficiency renovations and retrofits. $50mm in HERO Program projects have been approved, which is projected to create as many as 4,000 local green contractor jobs, as well as enabling homeowners to reduce their energy and water bills, which in turn's going to take a big bite out of the county and state's electricity and water usage, carbon and greenhouse gas emissions


Fuel Cells to Power CBS Studios in California

July 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew

CBS Studios is the latest high-profile corporation to turn to fuel cells in an effort to "green" its energy use. Six 90%-efficient UTC Power PureCell systems are to be installed at production and office facilities, resulting in significant reductions in CO2 and NOx emissions, as well as water consumption.


Tiny Federal Program Will Save Enough Water to Supply a City

May 22nd, 2011 | by Tina Casey

The U.S. Department of the Interior has just announced $24 million in funding for new water conservation projects in western states, some of which will also save energy, too. Proving once again that a little goes a long way, the funds will be split among 54 separate projects, and when you put them all together it adds up to more than 100,000 acre-feet per year. That's enough to provide water for about 400,000 people


U.S. Army Has Net Zero Vision for National Security

April 16th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

With its vast stock of vehicles, ships, planes, buildings, lands, and other facilities, the U.S. Department of Defense could foment a green revolution all by itself - and that seems to be just what it intends on doing, starting with the Army. Working quietly for the past couple of years, DoD has been nudging closer to developing an ambitious net zero program for a group of U.S. Army bases. That applies not only to energy production and consumption, but also to water resources and waste disposal as well


10 More Cool Green Gadgets to Help You Save Energy

March 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The post I wrote last weekend on 3 cool green gadgets for saving energy was quite popular. And while looking around for the coolest, most effective green gadgets I could find, I saw a number of gadgets I almost included. So, as a follow-up to that first post, here are a few more green gadgets to consider purchasing



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