renewable energy

Strong policies put in place to help spur investments in clean and renewable energy will help the United States lower its carbon footprint. This is essential in mitigating the impacts of climate change and taking global responsibility for U.S.... Read More
There are 130 million homes in the U.S. and they are responsible for 25% of the nation's green house gas emissions. See how this homeowner is getting to zero...and beyond! Watch
Tornadoes and hurricanes are dangerous, but they also inspire new innovations in the renewable energy field. New turbines mimic those storms’ spiral rotations, hoping to generate energy cleanly and inexpensively!
How, exactly, does the dancer react to the dance? In the case of PerFORM[D]ance House, the house dances at the whim of its inhabitants.
SCIArc & Caltech
All mechanical systems in our house design have been selected to optimize the tradeoff between energy savings and cost of added photovoltaic (PV) energy generation. The HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) and DHW (domestic hot water)... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Living Light's solar house balances technology and modern design features with regional history and landscape to be of value to eco-conscious residents. The house caters to the needs of the planet and a growing population, using the sun's energy to... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Take a tour of the Living Light house, the University of Tennessee's submission for the Solar Decathlon 2011. The home, inspired by a long history of efficient design strategies in our area, combines performance and aesthetics to create a livable,... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee’s Living Light house incorporates the knowledge of Tennessee’s past and present to create an environmentally responsive, comfortable home to meet the needs of today. The dual extremes of our climate led the original... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
With education at the forefront of the Living Light endeavor, a Solar Decathlon 2011 project from University of Tennessee, we want to provide ways to reach people of all ages and educate them about our home and sustainability. Enter Mr. Photon.
Keep It Green
Companies in the renewable-energy and clean tech arena are pioneers in leading the world into a cleaner future. But they can’t do anything to change the dirty past. Right? Wrong. Many of these green companies are not only setting the world on a... Read More

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