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Healthcare Sustainability

Increasing a healthcare facilities sustainability not only reduces their impact on the environment, but it can also make economic sense as well.  Many healthcare facilities have already started to incorporate sustainable practices.  Recently, the Washington Business Journal reported on one … Continue reading

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Improving Solar Energy

While standard solar cells are good at generating electricity, they aren’t as good at generating heat.  However, a researcher at Michigan Technological University has created a solar cell that is good at both making electricity and capturing heat in order … Continue reading

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Job Creation as a Result of Rooftop Solar Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office has offered a conditional commitment to aid in the finance of the world’s largest distributed rooftop solar generation project.  The loan for $1.4 billion was guaranteed to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, … Continue reading

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Using Solar Power to Replace Clothes Dryers

A group of students from the Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside along with members of Engineers Without Borders have been chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive a $15,000 grant.  The grant was … Continue reading

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