Efficiency

Can you really "do more with less?" Sure thing. PF Members tell you how here.

It's the heart of summer, your friends are off catching tans in the tropics, and yet you're stuck in a cold, dark office devoid of sunlight. Human beings are not adapted for such an injurious lighting dynamic. According to the U.S. Green Building... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we focus on TrailerTail, a device that allows big rig trucks to be more efficient and use less fuel.
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Battery-powered homes should be the norm. Why? Well, just look at the weeks without power millions experienced in the Midwest this summer of 2012 under extreme heat after severe storms damaged parts of the deteriorating power grid. While there isn't... Read More
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By simply adding a rain water cistern catch system with sides and the bottom using rain gutters, homeowners can funnel the rain into large underground or above-ground tanks/barrels, depending on need. This innovation could work for residential and... Read More
This weekend, the quadrennial global spectacle that is the Olympics kicks off in London.  The athletes are no doubt champions in their own right, but so are the Olympic planners and developers who say these Games will be the greenest ones yet.  In... Read More
MIT Researchers' 'Cool' Idea for Very Fresh Milk
MIT Researchers' 'Cool' Idea for Very Fresh Milk
This week's segment from Bloomberg West focuses on Promethean Power, a company that is working to provide people in India with fresher milk, but using less energy.
If you haven't noticed, the United States has been having some strange weather lately.  Parts of the country are under a drought, which hits farmers especially hard, while other regions are experiencing massive amounts of rainfall and flooding.  At... Read More
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Trucks are a vital part of any economy, but their costs and environmental impact are less than desirable. Fortunately, fuel-saving innovations such as TrailerTail, which reduces aerodynamic drag, can cut expenses and emissions (as well as the drag... Read More
Growing food to sustain a healthy diet. No soil needed and does not take up a lot of space. This is not my invention but I picked it up from NASA. But their system was expensive. I decided to make my own using common and available products. I have... Read More

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