OMA unveils plans to transform former tobacco plant site into food hub celebrating local food in Louisville

February 24, 2015 by  
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UGE’s Vertical Axis Wind Turbines now provide green power for the Eiffel Tower

February 24, 2015 by  
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The Eiffel Tower has just unveiled a new, sustainable facelift, and perhaps the most striking update to the famous landmark comes in the form of two of Urban Green Energy’s (UGE) vertical axis wind turbines . Installed 400ft up, within the tower’s iconic framework, the turbines are now providing 10,000kWh of green electricity each year. Read the rest of UGE’s Vertical Axis Wind Turbines now provide green power for the Eiffel Tower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , “wind turbine” , Eiffel Tower , france , green energy , green renovation , green upgrade , landmark , Paris , renewable energy , UGE , urban green energy

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Researchers Create Cheaper and Greener OLED Lights Using Inkjet Printers

June 6, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) aren’t quite as energy efficient as normal LEDs, but they’re still far more efficient than traditional light bulbs, and new research could revolutionize the production of OLEDs. Researchers from the University of Louisville in Kentucky are developing  “hybrid” OLEDs that are combined with inorganic quantum dots that increase both the efficiency and the range of colors that can be produced. But the most interesting wrinkle of the new research is how they’ll be produced—with inkjet printers. Read the rest of Researchers Create Cheaper and Greener OLED Lights Using Inkjet Printers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Delaina Amos , energy efficient lighting , green lighting , hybrid quantum dot LEDs , Inkjet printers , LED lights , LEDs , non-toxic materials , OLEDs , Organic light emitting diodes , University of Louisville        

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Green Building in Louisville Really Is Green, Now LEED Platinum

December 14, 2010 by  
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Images courtesy (fer) studio One post on TreeHugger says The Greenest Brick is the One That’s Already in the Wall ; another that LEED stands for “Lunatic Environmentalists Enthusiastically Demolishing” . But now we are beginning to see the best of both worlds, with very green renovations and restorations, like the eponymously named Green Building in Louisville, Kentucky; it has just been certified LEED Platinum. …

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