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Innovation Earth: Bringing NASA Technology Back to Earth

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

NASA has laid out some pretty sci-fi sounding plans for the next 20 years of space travel, but a more critical mission -- at least for the sustainability of human life here on earth -- may be the one it launched in Mountain View, California, just over two years ago.

What's Biggest Exhibit at New SF Exploratorium?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.10.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Some argue it's the entire Exploratorium structure itself, an audacious experiment in green building that aims to create the world's largest "net-zero" energy museum.

Arizona Gets Its First Net Zero School

Posted 08.08.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Susan DeFreitas: There’s the Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, and the offices of George V. Leyva Middle Sc...

Developers Install Alternative Energy in Old and New Structures

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

During a power outage, you may have groped your way through a hall or stairwell, praying that the lights come on soon. Today's developers are installi...