News tagged with heat loss

Supercomputing more light than heat

Solar cells can't stand the heat. Photovoltaics lose some energy as heat in converting sunlight to electricity. The reverse holds true for lights made with light-emitting diodes (LED), which convert electricity into light. ...

dateFeb 06, 2018 in Materials Science
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One radiator to heat a whole floor

Saving energy from building highly insulated homes—often called passive homes or zero-emissions homes—makes sense for the climate and for the homeowner's pocketbook. But what happens if your efficient home is a little ...

dateJan 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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