23 Jun '14, 12pm

Ocean Wave Energy Provides Continuous Renewable Power

Ocean Wave Energy Provides Continuous Renewable Power

The use of water power dates back thousands of years to the water wheels of Ancient Greece, which used the energy in falling water to generate power to grind wheat. Modern hydrokinetic technologies produce renewable electricity by harnessing the kinetic energy of a body of water, the energy that results from its motion. Estimates suggest that the amount of energy that could feasibly be captured from US waves, tides and river currents is enough to power over 67 million homes.

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Solar Power Gardens Allow Those Without Roof Access to Go Solar

Solar Power Gardens Allow Those Without Roof Ac...

greenbuildingelements.com 24 Jun '14, 3am

Massachusetts passed its law enabling community renewable energy projects in 2008 and saw at least one town solar power ga...

Houses Passes Two Energy Efficiency Bills

Houses Passes Two Energy Efficiency Bills

greenbuildingelements.com 24 Jun '14, 11pm

This bill directs the US DOE to research the effect of thermal insulation on energy and water usage, so the government can...

Report Shows Growth In Demand For Green Homes

Report Shows Growth In Demand For Green Homes

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Jun '14, 10pm

“Our homes are more than just spaces that provide shelter,” said Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. ...

Concrete Dome Update: Monolithic Domes

Concrete Dome Update: Monolithic Domes

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Jun '14, 12am

Beginning in 1970, Monolithic Domes have been built and are in use in virtually every American state and in Canada, Mexico...

Green Materials Report: IceStone Countertops

Green Materials Report: IceStone Countertops

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Jun '14, 12pm

series. GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green. Each post focuses on one mat...

How Ventilation Helps Keep You Cool

How Ventilation Helps Keep You Cool

greenbuildingelements.com 21 Jun '14, 2pm

Summary: Ventilation is helpful because it blows hot air and water vapour outside. It also keeps the air moving, and the m...

6 World Cup Venues Achieve LEED Certification

6 World Cup Venues Achieve LEED Certification

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Jun '14, 3am

“Just over 60 years from its completion for the 1950 World Cup, Maracanã is once again making history,” said Felipe Faria,...

DOE Finalizes Furnace Fan Energy Efficiency Standards #greenbuilding

DOE Finalizes Furnace Fan Energy Efficiency Sta...

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Jun '14, 3am

could reduce the device’s energy use by 46 percent, DOE said. It would also save US consumers about $9 billion and reduce ...

Green Building Design and Construction – 5 Factors Giving High Performance

Green Building Design and Construction – 5 Fact...

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 4pm

Green building design and construction offers enhanced cost-effectiveness, energy, security, long lasting flexibility, qua...

Green Materials Report: Wheatboard #greenbuilding

Green Materials Report: Wheatboard #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 27 Jun '14, 7am

series. GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green. Each post focuses on one mat...

How Green Is Renewable Energy? #greenbuilding

How Green Is Renewable Energy? #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 01 Jul '14, 7am

Dawn has over 15 years experience in the construction industry. She has been a LEED AP since 2006, and is also a Green Bui...

EcoFriendlyBuilder Mexico’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Features SolarWorld Solar Panels... #Energy #InspiringPics

EcoFriendlyBuilder Mexico’s Largest Rooftop Sol...

greenbuildingelements.com 25 Jun '14, 4am

Developed and installed by 3Tek Solar, a solar integrator based in Tijuana, the system is composed of 4,284 high-performan...

UNH Names Innovative Composting Facility after Sustainable Agriculture Pioneer #greenbuilding

UNH Names Innovative Composting Facility after ...

greenbuildingelements.com 17 Jun '14, 6pm

The system developed by Nelson and his former colleagues at Agrilab Technologies uses fans to actively aerate compost and ...

Eco-Friendly Infographic #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Jun '14, 6pm

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Wind Turbine Business Analysis #greenbuilding

Wind Turbine Business Analysis #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 17 Jun '14, 5pm

US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind ...