A time-honored artisanal endeavor is quietly articulating a 21st century version of industrial production.
A partnership between government and the real estate industry promises to bring energy efficient buildings into the mainstream
Proposed electricity powergrid in the western United States could increase habitat for ravens that prey on less common species like sage-grouse
Ding! Researchers have come up with a way to make elevators more energy-efficient — by tracking potential passengers with smart building sensors.
We tend to think mass manufacturing is more efficient than producing items individually.
It seems like such an easy way to cut energy usage: Buy fluorescent bulbs instead of incandescents.
When you ask your GPS navigation device for driving directions, it’ll probably suggest the quickest route to your destination.
In our photo essay on nature-inspired design (“Design Genius,” Fall 2011), we described how the slime mold Physarum polycephalum can “map out” efficient road networks.
According to a new study, cooling down hot cities in the U.S. is far less energy-intensive than warming up cold cities.
Wireless sensor networks could revolutionize energy conservation