Marco Pellegrino

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This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

How to Find Your Niche as an Online Business Owner

Regardless of whether you pronounce it neesh or nitch, one thing is certain; the riches are in the niches. (Actually, that only sounds right if you …

Marketing

Consumer interest in home energy efficiency and sustainability on the up

New research from BRE shows that people are increasingly focusing on energy-efficiency and sustainability when it comes to improving their home or …

Variations in low carbon building performance

In February 2016, the findings of an £8 million Innovate UK study were published, highlighting a significant performance gap between design and …

INSPiRe renovation solutions for residential and office buildings

There is an increasing need to upgrade the existing building stock and improve building performance, which is particularly important if the targets …

Southern Housing Group's PassivHaus journey

Last September, Southern Housing Group (SHG), one of the largest housing associations in the south east of England, delivered its first ever …

Ecobuild 2016 - Making the business case for large scale retrofit investment

Designing Buildings Wiki went to the Excel Centre for day one of EcoBuild 2016, the UK’s largest construction and energy event.<p>The rationale for …

the energy efficient companion for your BMS

Energy

Thermal store, HUI & boiler design tools | Thermal Integration

Power, Flow and Temperature<p><b>Power</b><p>kW<p>,000 Btus / H<p><b>Temperature Rise</b><br>The difference between the incoming mains temperature and the water coming out of taps.<p>…

Clean Energy

Bamford's Waterblade device save water, save time, save money

Obviously how much you save depends on how often the tap is used and what you pay for your water and water heating.<p>Typically; The Waterblade operates …

Savemoney

Housing design seminar: Manchester - 19 January 2016

• the latest national picture in terms of policy development, the use of standards, BfL12 and design review<br>• case studies from HCA and partners who have …

Housing

Ingenious new sewage treatment system generates electricity and clean water

We have a long ways to go towards a truly sustainable future. But a device called the NEWgenerator may help us get there by generating two of our …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Researchers discover the hidden impact of solar panel shade

A group of environmental scientists and ecologists researching the impact of solar arrays on the environment have released a new study they believe will lead to smarter farming and land use around these alternative energy sources. According to the paper published in the journal <i>Environmental</i> …

Clean Energy

Top Marketing Trends for Small Businesses

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Today’s competitive landscape continues to put more demand on small businesses than ever before. As trends inevitably come and go, how do small businesses identify the relevant trends at the right time to not only complement …

Go green or no home in San Francisco — solar panels become mandatory

Build green or don’t build at all. That’s the message behind a new San Francisco law effective in January 2017. By that date, all new buildings must …

San Francisco

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …

Government must develop renewables as well as fracking but has damaged viability of shale gas by cancelling a carbon capture and storage scheme, says Chris Smith<p>The UK is going into reverse on renewable energy while pressing the accelerator on fracking, according to former Environment Agency …

Fracking

In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success<p>As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting task of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one …

Renewable Energy

Paris climate deal to ignite a $90 trillion energy revolution

The old fossil order is on borrowed time as China and even India join the drive for dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions<p>The fossil fuel industry has taken a very cavalier bet that China, India and the developing world will continue to block any serious effort to curb greenhouse emissions, and that there …

Climate