Monthly Archives: November 2012

One Year With Solar Energy at Home

Just over a year ago, Kevin Tofel took the plunge at his house and covered the back roof with solar panels: 41 of them, to be exact. After 12 months, they’ve created 13.8 megawatt hours of electricity while using only … Continue reading

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Can Smart Windows Operate Efficiently to Use Auto-Tint That Optimizes Outside Light?

They are more efficient, but at what cost? A Silicon Valley startup unveiled a smart window product that gives building designers a promising new tool and improves building efficiency. View (formerly called Soladigm) officially introduced its auto-tinting window system made … Continue reading

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Most Efficient Charities Picked by Forbes

Who deserves your charitable dollars? To help you decide, Forbes has calculated the financial efficiency of the 100 U.S. charities that received the most private donations last year. We’ve also picked five all-stars–charities that are reasonably efficient (compared to their … Continue reading

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