How is sewage waste water purified and used?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Liquid Waste, Profession, Water

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Some of you might have wondered what indeed happens to the sewage that leaves our homes. Just read on. The sewage from tens of thousands of homes passes through the sewers, and reach what are called S...Read more

Can all waste be made into compost?

Category: Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Moderate, Organic Farming, Solid Waste

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Making compost from waste is indeed a cool thing. It is indeed a nice feeling to see waste that would otherwise be polluting some garbage dump get converted into something that you can use in your gar...Read more

Electric cars are cool, why isn’t everyone using them?

Category: Basic, EV, Lifestyle, Profession, Transport

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Electric cars are non-polluting. They do not even have the problem of sound pollution. And they are way cool. So, why isn’t everyone using electric cars instead of the super polluting petrol a...Read more

How can there be zero energy buildings?

Category: Advanced, Energy, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 26, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated. That’s a lot. At the same time, there are many buildings worldwide that claim to be zero energy buildings. But such claims to zero ener...Read more

What technology is needed to make the entire world run on renewable energy?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Renewable, Storage

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Renewable energy is hot news today. In the past few years, investments in renewable energy are actually outpacing investments into conventional and fossil fuel sectors. With such tremendous momentum...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 can’t we simply desalinate sea water to overcome water scarcity?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Water

Author : Admin August 23, 2016


OK, so we all have heard that many parts of the world are facing, or will soon be facing, serious water scarcity. At the same time, over 70% of our earth is covered by water. Why can’t we simply...Read more

Is it possible to have solar panels on the sides and walls of a building?

Category: Advanced, Lifestyle, PV

Author : Admin August 22, 2016


Image Source: US Dept of Energy The whole world seems to be going solar! While having solar panels on rooftops is becoming less strange every passing year, some folks are keen to have solar panels co...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

Why aren’t millions of homes having small wind turbines, just as they have solar panels?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Solar, Wind

Author : Admin August 20, 2016


You would have seen solar panels on quite a few rooftops. Some of you might have also seen small wind turbines on rooftops or right next to homes. These are just indications of a larger shift that is...Read more

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