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How smart can a piece of glass be?

Friday, August 30th, 2013

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Tweet We have seen the introduction of technologically advanced or”Smart” devices and technologies, such as “Smart” phones and the “Smart” Grid, within the last ten years. A smart device, according to Wikipedia, is a device which is digital, active; computer networked, is user configurable and can operate to some extent autonomously. The newest addition to […]

At last a clean energy technology ready to be adopted in large scale?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

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Tweet A good amount of discussion has occurred among which of the various alternative energy technologies are ready to be adopted in large degree. Wind, solar, bio-fuel, fuel cells and nuclear have been mentioned as viable solutions to our energy problems before the Japan calamity. Surprisingly, there seems to be a concept currently emerging which […]

Passive House wave of the future?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

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Tweet I was attending a Solar training class for Sales and Marketing professionals given by the Solar Living Institute a few weeks ago. Even though my intention was learn about Photo-voltaics (PV) one of my classmates introduced me to the topic of a Passive House. He mentioned they were becoming very trendy in Europe. I […]