Innovation

SOLAR POWER

Droogfontein Solar Power has put their support behind the Solar Water Heating Enterprise Development (SWHED) Programme in Kimberley.  The programme includes the repair and replacement of defective solar heating systems and provides the ideal platform for [...]

Deadman technology wins green innovation of the year award

Deadman technology wins green innovation of the year award A zero emission transport refrigeration system, powered by the revolutionary Dearman Engine, has been named Innovation of the Year at the prestigious Business Green Leaders Awards. The [...]

SA’s larger car parc of old diesels consent to fuel allergy conditions

Over the last decade, manufacturers of diesel engines have made giant steps forward in reducing tailpipe emissions, but according to scientists it’s not enough as diesel fumes remain a major source of atmospheric soot, which is [...]

Green wall unveiled in Kingston

Green wall unveiled in Kingston In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and SUNY Ulster President Dr. Alan Roberts visited the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster in midtown Kingston to [...]

Worlds first “green pipe” wins innovation award

Worlds first “green pipe” wins innovation award QuakeWrap Inc., a Tucson, Ariz.-based designer, supplier and installer of FRP products for repair, won an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Innovation Award in the category of “Best [...]

Unilever’s new industry green standard for deodorant

Unilever’s new industry green standard for deodorant Unilever’s Victoria Murtazina reveals the story behind the award-winning compressed deodorants technology, why some inventions shouldn’t be patented, and what it’s like to be part of the business world’s [...]

Green Roof Innovation Testing lab set up

The Green Roof Innovation Testing Laboratory (GRIT Lab) is located on the rooftop of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at 230 College Street, Toronto. Established in 2010, GRIT Lab is a [...]

Toward a green deal

The global agreement reached in Paris last week is actually the third climate agreement reached in the past month. The first happened at the end of November, when a group of billionaires led by Bill Gates, [...]

Power-saving multi-plug launched in SA

Saving Energy has launched the SavePower multi-plug in its store. The SavePower multi-plug lets you connect one electronic device as the master appliance, and four as accessory appliances. When you switch off the master device, the [...]

School wins eco prize

The French School of Cape Town has been recognised at this year’s Efficiency Forum Awards for the eco-friendly remodelling of the school. The school scooped top place in the Small Building Retrofit Category at the recent [...]