By Becky Striepe on January 12, 2011
After last month’s cold snap here in Atlanta, I have got to tell you that I am pretty tired of being cold, so turning the heat down feels a little bit counter-intuitive right about now. Luckily, with a little bit of help, you can make your house (and yourself!) a little warmer without running the heater quite so much.
By Becky Striepe on September 13, 2010
Two subway systems on opposite sides of the Atlantic are harnessing heat and kinetic energy to generate power.
By Timothy Hurst on July 23, 2010
Some tricks of the trade and a few upgrades that can help pools use less water, consume less energy and require fewer harsh chemicals to keep clean.
By Jeff McIntire-Strasburg on February 26, 2009
Spring might be just around the corner, but many of us have yet to leave behind winter temperatures. There are a lot of easy ways you can cut down on your heating bills like weatherstripping your windows, getting door snakes to cut down on drafts, and turning off your kitchen or bath exhaust fans. But [...]
By John Platt on December 11, 2008
Electric and mechanical power produce heat. That heat, according to research from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), could be a ready source of energy — enough to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2030.