Berkeley Researchers Develop New Smart Windows

Smart phones, smart cars and now smart windows. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California have developed a new material, called nanocrystals, to make ordinary windows smarter. Smart windows are more energy-efficient than its counterparts as the nanocrystals fused into the glass can transform the composition of the sunlight, such

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California: A Portrait of Energy Efficiency

As energy use across the country rises due to rapid increases in electronic devices and appliances in homes, California’s per capita energy use has been almost flat for the last 35 years. This trend has been described as the Rosenfeld Effect, named after former Commissioner of the California Energy Commission Dr. Arthur H Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld

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