News tagged with energy efficiency

DNA-based electromechanical switch demonstrated

A team of researchers from the University of California, Davis and the University of Washington have demonstrated that the conductance of DNA can be modulated by controlling its structure, thus opening up the possibility ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Converting stormwater from a nuisance to a resource

A decision support tool is one of the latest developments for the management and use of stormwater and the improvement of energy efficiency in the urban water cycle. The software has been developed within the EU-MED Programme ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Environment
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Ventilation through breathing windows

Centralised ventilation systems that exchange heat between the air inside and outside a building often come with a lot of silver-coloured pipes and shafts. By contrast, compact and decentralised ventilation systems, which ...

dateJul 21, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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