Energy efficiency

Though known as the Sunshine State, Florida is third in rooftop solar potential but 12th in installed capacity. The state gets less than 1 percent of its electricity generation from solar power.

At 3,300 square feet, the HGTV Smart Home in Scottsdale, Ariz., has plenty of room for cool new gadgets.

According to Phoenix’s NBC 12 News, the new home has an array of…

Energy efficiency is the norm for new homes now, but there’s still room for innovation. Kurt Dykema of Twisthink envisions a cost-effective device that not only heats a home but also generates electricity,…

A 60-year old home in Boulder, Colo., was retrofitted to make it net zero energy. While more homes are being raised to more sustainable standards, few have been able to reach net zero due to high costs. The owners of…

It’s often said that kitchens and baths sell homes. If that’s true, The New American Home 2017 packs some serious sales ability—and wow power—with 10 baths and eight kitchens and wet bars, ranging from the sleek main…

Imagine being on a camping trip and pulling out of your backpack a sheet of solar cells rolled up like a scroll to charge an electronic device. 

A startup called mPower Technology is developing applications…

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