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Organic photovoltaics capture solar power even on gloomy days


  • Atlantic Cities, The

Photovoltaics made from organic semiconductors that can be 3D printed to cover large areas also turn out to be better than their silicon-based counterparts at capturing solar energy in cloudy environm… Read More

Study finds ICFs are efficient as walls


  • Journal of Commerce (Canada)

The Insulating Concrete Forms Wall Testing and Modeling report released by two Canadian groups, the B.C. Homeowner Protection Office and the B.C. Ready-Mixed Concrete Association, reveals that ICFs ca… Read More