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.

"Real Natural Gas" takes your waste water (read - toilets) and turns it into energy. See how it works>>
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Serious Materials CEO Kevin Surace says, “Green is so 2008.” After interviewing him, along with an energy expert, a green tech consultant, and a BBC producer, I’m beginning to think that’s right. Green for green’s sake may be history.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Empire State Building retrofitted all 6,514 windows completing the first phase of its sustainability initiative, which will reduce the buildings consumption of energy by 38%! Talk to Kevin Surace, CEO of Serious Materials, and find out how his... Read More
Since initially thinking about smart energy grids could potentially work at GW, I researched if any other Universities have set-up smart-grid systems. I concluded that renewable, smart energy on college campuses is an untapped opportunity. Many... Read More
Planet Forward
At a National Press Club luncheon, Energy Secretary Steven Chu expressed his concern for the United States as it is losing its footing as a leader in science and energy. Here are some highlights from the speech. Watch>>
Planet Forward
At the National Press Club meeting November 29th, Energy Secretary Steven Chu explained the risks the United States is facing as it continues to lose its footing as a world leader in science and energy.  In this segment, Secretary Chu takes audience... Read More
Planet Forward
Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the National Press Club that time may be running out for the United States to lead in sciences and energy. Watch his full speech here.
With over 60% of Danish buildings receiving heating and hot water via District Heating (80% of which comes from surplus energy sources) Denmark is the world leader in District Heating and Cooling Technology. District Heating has played a vital role... Read More
Independent
Secure more water, curb pollution, end interior flooding and create jobs through a national project that will correct our sin of neglect, abuse and waste to our most precious resource. It is not gold, oil or even food. It is the substance that makes... Read More
Planet Forward
Last month we test drove Nissan's Leaf...this month, we show you one way you may be able to afford solar panels with zero upfront costs. Check out our piece on PBS's Nightly Business Report and let us know what you think of Planet Forward member... Read More

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