News tagged with energy consumption

Internet of Things for smarter living

EPFL scientists are developing a new concept of a smart building that adjusts to your lifestyle, by allowing you to control your preferences. An important component, called the Internet of Things, involves monitoring your ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Understanding hydrogen electrocatalysis

Electrocatalysis will play an increasingly important role in future in the transition to more sustainable energy. Thanks to chemist Isis Ledezma Yanez, we now know more about the hydrogen evolution process. PhD defence on ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Materials Science
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A wrench fends off injury, feeds the economy

The gas meters that measure energy consumption in buildings pose as great a threat to workers who service them as downed power lines do to electric utility workers. Left in place for decades, the meters are often painted ...

dateMar 25, 2016 in Engineering
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