Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency

Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Passivhaus’ is a Smarter Way to Build

This Seattle passivhaus will use 70-90% less energy.The energy-efficient passivhaus:It’s a smarter way to build By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 19, 2011 The new building above doesn’t look like anything special, but it is. It is … Continue reading

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The Ethanol Alternative: Still Highly Questionable

Ethanol Production Process. The process of converting corn into ethanol results in approximately 2.8 gallons of denatured ethanol and 18 lbs. of Distillers Grains from every bushel of corn. Graphic: Verasun Energy.The Unraveling of the Ethanol Scam: 15 Studies Have … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Fast Tracks "One-Liter" Bullet Car

Of course it costs $30-50,000, but thats a detail. Just think of all the money you’re going to save on gasoline. Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 5, 2008 Laugh at high gas prices with a 235-MPG VW(Of … Continue reading

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