Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’

Solar Decathlon Winner for 2009

First let me give you a brief background of what Solar Decathlon is. It is a competition hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy for the purpose of raising awareness among the general public about renewable energy and energy efficiency, and how solar energy technologies can reduce energy usage. In this competition, 20 teams of […]

The Environmental Impact of Cell Phones

No long post for today. Just a single image that will explain it all. If we are really concern about our planet, we must act quickly. In any little ways, anywhere, we can donate a single minute to prolong the life not our our planet but for our loved ones. Cellphone is a necessity nowadays, […]

Vauban- A nearly car-free Community

Vauban is a new neighborhood of 5000 inhabitants and 600 jobs, 4km to the south of the town center in Freiburg, Germany. It was built as “a sustainable model district” on the site of a former French military base.Construction was begun in the mid-1990s, and by the beginning of 2001, 2000 people had moved in. […]

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