Emergency Internet in Disaster Areas

May 29th, 2015|

Google is one of those companies that does amazing things that nobody really seems to talk about. The general populace is prone to equate Google only with the search engine and maybe the failed Google Glasses. Right now however, they are working on a humanitarian venture that may lead to a revolutionary approach to internet […]

Sailing on Sunshine

May 26th, 2015|

We all know the amazing capacity for sunshine to power our homes, cars, and devices, but did you know that it also has the capacity to move you through space? Bill Nye does and he is educating the world about it with The Planetary Society.

The science behind how light can provide momentum lies in what […]

Japanese Origami Principles in NASA Solar Panel Design

May 21st, 2015|

Ever fold a dollar bill into a star? Or create a swan from a dinner napkin? Chances are, you’ve seen examples of the Japanese paper-folding art, origami, but you probably wouldn’t have guessed it would be used to create solar panels for space missions. That’s what NASA researchers have done, and they are capturing considerable […]

SolaRoad – Paving the Way to the Roads of the Future

May 19th, 2015|

Imagine that roads all over the world will supply power to homes, streetlights, traffic lights, and even the vehicles on the roads. With SolaRoad, this is possible.
This is the road of the future and the road to the future.
In 2009, The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) posed an open invitation: ‘Dream it and […]

4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Reduce Pests in Your Home

May 15th, 2015|

The summer months are upon us, which means that bugs, creepy crawlers and all sorts of pests are out to make your home their home. Here are 4 things you can do right now to reduce the number of unwanted guests this summer (not including your in-laws).

Maintain the Perimeter
Much like a military base or a […]

Is Desalination the Future?

May 12th, 2015|

Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink.

With over 7 billion humans currently alive on Earth, water is beginning to become a growing concern. This concern is due to a combination of the sheer number of people as well as the global locations that humans have built their cities.

Seventy-one percent of the Earth is […]

Deceptive Solar Lease Practices Exposed!

May 7th, 2015|

Many of solar leasing customers have found themselves in what is essentially a “deal with the devil,” when they realize that the often multi-million dollar companies have placed a lien on their homes. What is often referred to as a “fixture filing,” a lender lien or a UCC-1 claims to simply uphold the creditor’s ownership of […]

3 Ways Foam Insulation Will Save You Money

May 5th, 2015|

How can foam insulation help save you money? Well the answer is simple: by preventing the outside from coming in and the inside from going out, which reduces your need for more power to make up for the energy loss. This is also the major component of demand response, which has been recognized as the […]