Engineering

If it gets built, there's an engineer involved somewhere. Check out some ideas on engineering the things we use everyday to be cleaner and more efficient.

Minnesota 2020
In Minnesota, they know how cold it can get, so they’re looking for innovative ways to stay warm. School officials are going deep into the ground to harness geothermal energy, which is then used to create a warmer environment for students.
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Businesses all over, in every country are in flux. The fine tuning between economic growth with the least environmental damage, while maintaining the modern life-style is challenging to say the least. But it is precisely during these challenging... Read More
We have generators that are attached to the side of either a moving or stationary boat that recharges batteries for the use of electrical motors or any electrical needs aboard the boat. This would allow the reduction for the need of hydrocarbon... Read More
The cost of solar home heaters is equal, if not cheaper, than traditional central furnaces that run on natural gas, heating oil or electricity. I created my own free standing solar air heater using basic supplies found at any local hardware store.
Minnesota 2020
Solar panel arrays, also known as photovoltaics, have tremendous potential for locally sustainable energy and creating manufacturing jobs in Minnesota. But there is still a long ways to go. Early adopters and technology developers, like tenKsolar in... Read More
Georgia Tech focuses on solving real-world sustainability problems for people around the world.
What is cuter than little kids working in a garden? Students at the University of South Florida are including their entire community in their attempt to be more environmentally friendly. One part of their project is educating children about... Read More
Its mascot might be the Sun Devil, but Arizona State University is using solar energy to make positive changes in its community. They’ve already installed the largest university solar system in the country, giving students an opportunity to learn... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Streetlights cost millions of dollars every year in energy bills and equipment upkeep. A new neighborhood initiative in the Minnehaha-Hiawatha community of Minneapolis is testing a lighting system using LED and induction technology to improve energy... Read More
Got some extra cans sitting around? This PF innovator did, so he made a DIY solar heater. Items that would’ve gone to waste, such as recycled beer cans, are put to good use and become part of a solar home heater!

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