How can Internet of Things contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin September 15, 2016


We are a jerk generation. Oh yeah? Yeah! Don’t agree? Then just how do you explain the following? We forget to switch things off. We run things at a maximum or a minimum, rarely at an optimum W...Read more

How do I know how much energy I can save in my building?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Energy Audit, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of the total electricity generated worldwide. Now, that’s a massive portion. Naturally hence, building energy conservation can take us a long way towards building a...Read more

So, are energy audits really useful?

Category: Efficiency, Energy Audit, Green Buildings, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin September 1, 2016


Most of us have heard about energy audits – a process in which your building’s energy consumption pattern in analysed to identify improvements. At the same time, only a few appear to take ...Read more

Does using smartphones drain us of our energy resources?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


With over a billion people using smartphones worldwide, one gets concerned if smartphones are draining the world of precious energy resources. Let’s do some math to check out if you should inde...Read more

Why isn’t everyone using energy efficient equipment and machinery?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, LED, Profession

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


If only the world were super rational. Even the common bloke on the road knows that using energy efficiency equipment in our homes and factories could cut down energy costs by as much as 50%. But yet,...Read more

What are the best avenues to conserve energy for residences?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


As the cost of energy shoots up, so will your energy bills. It is hence no wonder that hundreds of millions of residences worldwide are keen to know how to conserve energy without compromising on com...Read more

Why is the world going ga-ga about LED?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin August 22, 2016


From being seen as a high-cost, niche lighting technology, LEDs are suddenly springing up everywhere. The LED concept indeed is very simple – it provides the same amount of light as a convention...Read more

What is CHP (combined heat and power) in the context of sustainable energy?

Category: Advanced, CHP, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin August 15, 2016


If you were working anywhere close to industrial boilers, you would have surely heard the term CHP , especially if you had been in the process industries that use both extensive amounts of heat and p...Read more

What role can computer scientists and software professionals play in cleantech?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Buildings, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin August 6, 2016


Cleantech and Infotech are coming together. Now, computer & IT professionals can contribute significantly to cleantech. Who doesn’t want to have a hand in saving the world? Fairly regularly...Read more

If I use a laptop, do I consume less energy than when I use a desktop?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 1, 2016


For those who have used both a laptop and a desktop computer, there will be that intuitive feeling that a laptop consumes lesser amount of energy than does a desktop. The intuition is indeed correct. ...Read more

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