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Hydrogen comeback


Having lost momentum years ago, the hydrogen car seems to have come a long way, with sales projected to begin taking place in 2015. The cost of production has drastically decreased, and new models are estimated to be priced between $50,000 and $100,000. Toyota is currently testing a fleet of hydrogen-based Highlander models, with Hyundai […]

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Our cars’ electric future


Electric Cars are hotter than ever, and they might end up being cheaper than their gas-powered competitors. The Honda Fit EV is currently the cheapest $37,000 car in history, with other competitors being the Nissan Leaf, the Fiat 500e, the Chevrolet Spark and the Ford Focus EV (shown here). If you’re looking for efficiency and […]

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Seven electric vehicles worth a look


As the network of charging systems for electric cars continues to improve, drivers are finally seeing legitimate options for plug-in vehicles. Driving 100% gasoline-free may be in our near future–in fact, it may be time to start checking out what’s available in electric vehicles. Read about seven electric vehicles that offer outstanding city mileage on a […]

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‘Greenest’ TV yet


The greenest TV yet has been introduced in Europe by Philips. The 42-inch Econova LED TV consumes 40 watts in eco-mode, uses a solar remote control, and has a partly recycled aluminum stand. It features a Zero Power Switch, which reduces power consumption to 0W when the TV is turned off. Its on-board battery is recharged by […]

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Is now the right time for LEDs?


A look at the newest LED bulbs.

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Using concrete in buildings today to conserve the future

The concert hall of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava.

The many uses of concrete in sustainable buildings.

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Recycled fly ash: is it hazardous to our health?


Is recycled fly ash hazardous?

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This ‘grass’ is always greener

Modern artificial turf

Artificial turf is becoming the “go to” choice on commercial and residential products.

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