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No, city pledges to get 100% renewable energy are not misleading

A Wall Street Journal editorial argues otherwise, poorly.<p>The hot thing among “green” cities these days is pledging to get to 100 percent renewable energy — specifically, to get there by some future date, usually 2050. (Here’s a list of North American cities that have made the pledge.)<p>The trend has …

Renewable Energy

mobile modular living and working solutions

Due to many orders, we are concentrating the production on the units 24, 32 and 64 in 2018.<br>Other models are coming later.

These prefabricated mnmMOD wall panels could revolutionize the way we build

Imagine a building material that isn't only beautiful, but promotes energy efficiency, so you save money heating and cooling your home. Now imagine …

Green Living

Orison – Rethink the Power of Energy

Let’s face it, when it comes to the future of energy, something has to give. Conventional resources are limited and the grid is overburdened and …

Container Guest House / Poteet Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Container Guest House is the first of several projects by Poteet Architects we will be featuring. As …

Funlux security system provides peace of mind to homeowners

You can be sure that the holiday season will not be all fun and games for everyone, as other folks would take this opportunity to scan neighborhoods …

Smart Homes

Athena: a Tiny, Wearable Device That Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault

With depressing statistics revealing sexual assault to occur every 107 seconds in the United States, it’s not unusual to carry some form of …

Self Defense

Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

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Interior Design

The business guide to green power: 12 ways to invest in renewable energy

<i>Our GreenBiz Evergreen column brings to light GreenBiz stories from the past that remain relevant today. If you scratch your chin over RECs and PPAs,</i> …

My big fat rooftop solar installation

After writing about solar power for more than year, I figured it was time to pull the trigger and get rooftop panels installed on my home, a …

Solar Power

Karma Go Wi-Fi hotspot now has a contract-free unlimited data plan for $50 a month

Karma Go, a contract-less Wi-Fi hotspot device, is to ISPs as Sling TV is to cable. When it shipped this summer, Karma only offered internet service as a prepaid data pack, for which you can buy and use in your own time.<p>But for power users, now you can opt for more. Karma today announced Neverstop, …

Wi-Fi

This Desktop A/C Is Crazy but Also Genius

In this increasingly eco-conscious world, some things have gone the way of the dinosaur, like incandescent light bulbs and running the air conditioner with the windows open. But for those of us who just can’t seem to keep a comfortable temperature, a team of Russian masterminds have come up with an …

Hot Yoga

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Ifbyphone Raises Another $9M For Voice Marketing Tools

Marketing technology company Ifbyphone is announcing that it has raised $9 million in Series D funding.<p>The round was led by new investor River Cities Capital Funds (a growth equity firm focused on healthcare and IT) and brings Ifbyphone’s total funding to more than $30 million. Previous backers …

This is why big data is the sweet spot for SaaS

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Andrea Danti<p>People often ask me where the smart money is in big data. I often tell them that’s a …

Big Data