30 Dec '13, 3am

Guest Post: How To Build Your Own Solar Panels #greenbuilding

Guest Post: How To Build Your Own Solar Panels #greenbuilding

Preparing the panel is not enough! Since you need to place it outdoors and that too, without any shade, it needs to be protected from the harsh weather conditions and wear and tear. So, the third step is to build a panel box for your solar panel. Measure the solar panel to get a rough idea of the required dimensions of the box. Cut the wooden pieces and build a box, with Plexiglas front to ensure the passage of solar rays. Now place the solar panel inside the box and fix it with glue.

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Environmental fiscal reform would improve the environment and reduce the informal economy #greenbuilding

Environmental fiscal reform would improve the e...

greenbuildingelements.com 30 Dec '13, 4am

The effect that the introduction of environmental fiscal reform would have on an economic system has been the focus of stu...

Algae to crude oil: Million-year natural process takes minutes in the lab

Algae to crude oil: Million-year natural proces...

greenbuildingelements.com 31 Dec '13, 5am

PNNL scientists and engineers simplified the production of crude oil from algae by combining several chemical steps into o...

Graphene Heats Up Race For Cheap Organic Solar Cells

Graphene Heats Up Race For Cheap Organic Solar ...

greenbuildingelements.com 02 Jan '14, 3am

Graphene Heats Up Race For Cheap Organic Solar Cells (via Clean Technica ) Does Robin Thicke’s notorious hit “Blurred Line...

Vision 2020: A Sustainable Future Requires Key ...

ecobuildingpulse.com 30 Dec '13, 10am

Credit: Stephen Voss Robert Sahadi is director of energy efficiency finance policy at the Institute for Market Transformat...

Enormous aquifer discovered under Greenland ice sheet

Enormous aquifer discovered under Greenland ice...

greenbuildingelements.com 24 Dec '13, 10pm

Koenig and her team measured the top of the aquifer at around 39 feet (12 meters) under the surface. This was the depth at...

PHG Energy and General Electric Provide Renewable Power to West Tennessee City

PHG Energy and General Electric Provide Renewab...

greenbuildingelements.com 19 Dec '13, 3pm

Demonstrated its ability to produce renewable electricity, 1 MW from a Caterpillar Generator, from scrap wood chips at its...

Methane hydrates and global warming

Methane hydrates and global warming

greenbuildingelements.com 03 Jan '14, 3pm

One of the most obvious assumptions was that the increasing global warming has already extended into these regions of the ...

Evolution of Organic Architecture and Green Building Design. #EricLlyodWright #Biophilia

Evolution of Organic Architecture and Green Bui...

greenbuildingelements.com 03 Jan '14, 12am

“I am thrilled to join Three Squared and work in a brand new arena that will truly revolutionize the building industry. Gi...

Seattle Adopts Plan for Saving Energy Resources in City-Owned Buildings

Seattle Adopts Plan for Saving Energy Resources...

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Dec '13, 5pm

The plan’s recommendations cover the full range of effective resource conservation program activities, from capacity build...

Bio-based solar cell

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Dec '13, 5pm

In leaves, the photosystems 1 and 2 utilise light energy very efficiently; this is required for converting carbon dioxide ...

Guest Post: Protect your Garden Waste and Rubbish from Vermin with a Sturdy Garden Bin #greenbuilding

Guest Post: Protect your Garden Waste and Rubbi...

greenbuildingelements.com 17 Dec '13, 6pm

Messes aside, rodents are unhealthy to have around your home and they can definitely be attracted by the scent of garbage....

Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines #greenbuilding

Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38...

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Dec '13, 4pm

GE has had a long and successful collaboration with Iberdrola, spanning nearly 100 years, having developed energy projects...

UK energy minister to call for 4 million more s...

pv-magazine.com 30 Dec '13, 9am

UK energy minister to call for 4 million more solar panels 30. December 2013 | Top News , Markets & Trends , Investor news...

Top 10 trends in green building for 2014 - Energy Digital

Top 10 trends in green building for 2014 - Ener...

energydigital.com 27 Dec '13, 10pm

Make sure to check out the latest issue of Energy Digital magazine What are the major trends likely to affect the green bu...

Can You Make Money on Energy Bills from Being Green?

Can You Make Money on Energy Bills from Being G...

greenbuildingelements.com 08 Jan '14, 12am

As you can see, using renewable energy sources is not just beneficial to the environment; it can also be advantageous to o...