News - 25 Feb 2009
In the past three months, three homes in Massachusetts succumbed to explosions due to natural gas leaks. In the aftermath, two individuals died and a third was severely injured.
According to a...
News - 16 Jul 2008
The latest bright idea in energy-efficient lighting for homes and offices uses big science in nano-small packages to dim the future Edison's light bulb.
In the August issue of Nature...
News - 19 Jul 2007
New research at the Georgia Institute of Technology could soon make that tangle of wires under desks and in data centers a thing of the past.
Scientists at the Georgia Electronic Design Center...
News - 29 Mar 2018
At Light + Building 2018, in Frankfurt, Germany, ABB is exhibiting the full range of its smarter buildings, homes, and mobility portfolio. From its 1,400 m2 exhibition space (hall 8.0, booth...
News - 30 Jun 2016
In the construction industry, many projects involve remodeling or refurbishing existing buildings, and such jobs often face delays or cost overruns when hidden problems emerge.
News - 11 Jun 2015
Technology developed by the University of Cincinnati and industry partners can do something that neither blinds nor existing smart windows can do. This patent-pending research, supported by the...
News - 28 Jun 2014
It was announced today in San Francisco, CA during the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) that construction of the ABC Green Home 2.0 is ready to begin in Walnut, CA.
The design team, led...
News - 5 Oct 2010
Those of us who have made the switch to more energy-efficient bulbs like compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and screw-in light emitting diode (LED) lamps, but love the ambiance and energy efficiency of...
Article - 13 Feb 2013
Photovoltaic (PV) is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies that directly produce electricity from sun without any harm to the environment.
News - 19 Jun 2007
Just midway through National Home Safety Month, tragic house fires continue to dominate the headlines. There have been more than a dozen major multi-death house fires reported by the media in the past...