Streamer - research project on Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB)

Streamer – research project on Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB)

Views:355|Rating:5.00|View Time:6:1Minutes|Likes:1|Dislikes:0STREAMER is an industry-driven collaborative research project on Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) with cases of mixed-use healthcare districts that aims to reduce the energy use and carbon emission of new and retrofitted buildings in healthcare districts in the EU by 50% in the next 10 years. Such districts are the best real examples of neighbourhood […]

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Cremation by water is environmentally safe, new research shows

Cremation by water is environmentally safe, new research shows

Views:8|Rating:0.00|View Time:1:28Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Cremation by water is environmentally safe, new research shows Photo: Depositphotos.comResomation, or water cremation, an alternative to traditional burials or cremation by fire, is a safe alternative and there are no environmental reasons to reject it, according to research by the TNO scientific institute. The research was commissioned by Dutch funeral group Yarden, which […]

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Special Seminar of Workshop on Energy and Environmental Research with Dr. Frank A. Wolak

Special Seminar of Workshop on Energy and Environmental Research with Dr. Frank A. Wolak

Views:18|Rating:0.00|View Time:1:38:47Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Title: “How should the Public Utilities Commission Regulate Hawaiian Electric Company for Better Integration of Renewable Energy?” Abstract: A new law directs the PUC to enact performance-based regulation (PBR) to better incentivize renewable integration, cost control, and customer service. But what can be done that isn’t addressed in current policy? If not PBR, what […]

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Renewable Energy | Research and Which Majors to Pick

Renewable Energy | Research and Which Majors to Pick

Views:16270|Rating:4.95|View Time:10:33Minutes|Likes:388|Dislikes:4This video covers renewable energy, which majors to choose in order to get into this field, and some research being done. Renewable energy is not just one field, it can be broken up into solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, biomass, and ocean. All of these are very different and involve many types of engineers and […]

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Developing Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Strategies Through Student Research

Developing Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Strategies Through Student Research

Views:135|Rating:5.00|View Time:1:4:19Minutes|Likes:1|Dislikes:0Student groups at the University of Houston and University of Michigan have developed strategies for energy efficiency and water conservation on campus through research. At the University of Michigan, a team of six graduate students worked closely with Johnson Controls, Inc. and campus stakeholders to establish a baseline for energy consumption at the University, […]

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Tree Rings: Counting the Years of Global Warming

Tree Rings: Counting the Years of Global Warming

Views:11905|Rating:4.61|View Time:7:54Minutes|Likes:35|Dislikes:3While politicians dance around the rhetoric of the global warming issue, director Liz Smith takes us to the scientific front lines as researchers attempt to track global climate change, and find patterns that help us understand how humans are affecting the future of the planet. Dendrochronologist Lisa Graumlich, of Montana State University, uses tree […]

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Resilient Cities | Air Pollution: Exploring the Impact on Health | Ep#3 | AXA Research Fund

Resilient Cities | Air Pollution: Exploring the Impact on Health | Ep#3 | AXA Research Fund

Views:1888268|Rating:4.13|View Time:2:23Minutes|Likes:52|Dislikes:11Exploring the impact of air pollution of human health to help build resilient cities, in partnership with National Geographic. 7.7m people die each year due to air pollution! It is thought that over 200billion dollars are lost every year in the economy because of pollution There is data to support the rise in cancers […]

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How Metal Buildings Compete in Todays Market Part 3 Benefits of MBS

How Metal Buildings Compete in Todays Market Part 3 Benefits of MBS

Views:5|Rating:0.00|View Time:3:51Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0The primary advantage of steel is its strength. A metal building structural system can last for six decades or more — longer than most buildings constructed with concrete, masonry, wood or some other typical building materials. A metal building system is a custom-engineered steel solution that optimizes and integrates steel framing, roofing and walls. […]

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Top Five Things You Need To Know About Renewable Energy - Sciencey

Top Five Things You Need To Know About Renewable Energy – Sciencey

Views:867|Rating:0.00|View Time:6:59Minutes|Likes:|Dislikes:With energy prices skyrocketing is renewable energy the solution that will save us, or is it the stuff of science fiction? What does renewable energy even mean? Niraj Lal takes us through the Top 5 things you need to know. Watch Catalyst on ABC iview: SUBSCRIBE: About Catalyst: Catalyst is Australia’s flagship science documentary […]

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Renewable Energy and the Economy

Renewable Energy and the Economy

Views:37902|Rating:4.86|View Time:59:35Minutes|Likes:136|Dislikes:4April 1, 2009 – Dan Arvizu, director of the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, discusses the current state of renewable energy technology and implementation in the U.S., as well as potential advancements in the near future. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For a […]

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Duke University Bass Connections Energy Efficiency in Industry: Motor Vehicle Manufacturing, Detroit

Duke University Bass Connections Energy Efficiency in Industry: Motor Vehicle Manufacturing, Detroit

Views:956|Rating:5.00|View Time:8:49Minutes|Likes:3|Dislikes:0A Bass Connections in Energy team worked on an energy efficiency research project to help General Motor assess and problem solve around energy usage at an automotive manufacturing plant. The team visited the assembly plant in Michigan as part of their research on how weather impacts the energy use in the manufacturing process, specifically, […]

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Designing Energy-Efficient Integrated Circuits and Systems

Designing Energy-Efficient Integrated Circuits and Systems

Views:7618|Rating:4.67|View Time:41:17Minutes|Likes:28|Dislikes:2Lecture by Elad Alon (Asst. Professor of EECS, UC Berkeley) Abstract: As traditional CMOS technology scaling has essentially ended, electronic systems can no longer simply increase functionality or performance without dissipating more power. In order to surmount this challenge and enable many emerging applications, integrated circuit designers must turn their attention to energy efficiency […]

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