South Korean researchers have developed a new electrochemical cell that produces electricity with hydrogen as its byproduct, and eliminates CO2, the worst offender in global warming. This could provide portable electricity, while simultaneously...
From our March issue... If the last six months are any indication, the global Net Zero Energy trend for commercial buildings quietly has achieved critical mass. And HVACR is undeniably at the center of it all.
Although its goals are laudable, they are not remotely achievable, says our sustainability expert. In fact, he worries they could even set back the Green movement.
Imagine a built environment where buildings are never demolished. Instead, at the end of their useful life, they are deconstructed and recycled. Michigan State researchers are trying to make that happen.
In a breakthrough for underdeveloped areas of the world, an international team of scientists has developed a thermogalvanic brick that generates electricity when the two exposed faces of the brick are maintained at different temperatures.
Has the Green Building movement already won? 'Hell, no!' says our erstwhile sustainability expert. Here's why, as he looks ahead.