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Residents Complain that LED Street Lights Are Disruptive to Sleep
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Residents Complain that LED Street Lights Are Disruptive to Sleep

Cities around the world are converting to low-energy LED street lights - but some... More

This Eco-Battery Could Run on Seawater
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This Eco-Battery Could Run on Seawater

Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South... More

Scientists Create "Green" Plastic Made from Pine Needles
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Scientists Create "Green" Plastic Made from Pine Needles

When pine trees are harvested, the needles are simply discarded. Before too long,... More

Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?
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Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret... More

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool
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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an... More

Raising the Roof
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Raising the Roof

Tesla unveils Powerwall 2 energy storage, and a solar-integrated series of roofing... More

These Bricks are Made of Recycled Paper
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These Bricks are Made of Recycled Paper

Old newspapers get a second life as PaperBricks by WooJai Lee, which are... More

Builders Scramble to Meet California’s Net-Zero Timetable
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Builders Scramble to Meet California’s Net-Zero Timetable

Some say new regulations could lower the price of energy-efficiency, while others... More

BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017
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BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017

This selection of products from the 15th annual BuildingGreen Top Products list... More

Seven HIVE Takeaways from  J. B. Straubel
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Seven HIVE Takeaways from J. B. Straubel

The Founder and Chief Technical Officer from Tesla shared his thoughts on... More

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