Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation in Hamilton, Ontario, is Canada’s largest net zero buildings energy institutional facility and was the first in the country to be awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design and Performance certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Emerging from a collaboration between mcCallumSather and B+H Architects, the […]
Carrier has announced strategic actions that will transform the Company’s business portfolio and establish Carrier as a pure-play, intelligent climate and energy solutions company. They will acquire Viessmann Climate Solutions in a cash and stock transaction valued at €12 billion. They also plan to exit their Fire & Security and Commercial Refrigeration cabinet businesses. This […]
There are over 8 billion square meters of rooftops on which solar panels could be installed in the US alone. This represents over 1 terawatt of potential solar capacity, which is roughly equivalent to all the installed solar power on earth today, or 6% of global energy consumption. Furthermore, recent advances in solar panel efficiency and usability […]
California is a unique place, even within the US. It is home to outstanding natural beauty, with snow-capped mountains, dry deserts, scenic beaches, and unique natural habitats, but also some of the worst environmental problems in the world with wildfires, earthquakes, resource extraction, and urban air pollution. California is also home to several of the biggest […]
Investment in Smart Glass Startups are Accelerating the Adoption of Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Technology.
The indiscriminate economic impacts of COVID-19 are creating long-term implications for people and the planet. Ongoing research on the consequences of this evolving crisis predicts sharp declines for the US clean energy industry, leading to mass job losses and a slowdown in the growth of climate-saving clean energy technologies that could set us back years […]
In 2011 the US Department of Energy (DOE) set a target as part of their SunShot Initiative that the cost of solar power should reach a very competitive $1 per watt, or 6 cents per kilowatt hour, by 2020. Last week they announced they had reached this target a full three years ahead of schedule […]
“If the eclipse of the sun is complete it will be dark forever. The demons of darkness will come down. They will eat men!,” reads the The Florentine Codex, an ethnographic study of 16th-century Aztecs in Mexico, which included their interpretation of solar eclipses. In the modern age we, for the most part, have a […]