Stories with the tag: Energy Efficiency
Heat pump water heaters are an energy-efficient alternative to conventional electric resistance water heaters. Now research shows heat pump water heaters can also reduce an entire home’s energy use — if they’re connected to the appropriate ducting.
Release Date: 1/6/2015
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
Commercial buildings could cut their heating and cooling electricity use by an average of 57 percent with advanced energy-efficiency controls, PNNL researchers found.
Release Date: 5/23/2014
Four southeast Washington leaders in advancing science education have formed the Mid-Columbia STEM Education Collaboratory.
Release Date: 5/13/2014
A new, PNNL-developed nanomaterial called a metal organic framework could extend the lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries, which could be used to increase the driving range of electric vehicles.
Release Date: 4/15/2014
PNNL will display a broad range of its clean energy projects at ARPA-E’s 2014 Energy Innovation Summit, including: making power transmission more efficient, cheaper ways to extract lightweight metals, new methods for energy-efficient cooling and more.
Release Date: 2/21/2014
Construction on a new energy research facility at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Richland campus will begin this April.
Release Date: 1/29/2014
China can build its way to a more energy efficient future — one house, apartment and retail store at a time — by improving the rules regulating these structures, according to a PNNL study.
Release Date: 1/28/2014
Electric cars could travel farther on a single charge and more renewable energy could be saved for a rainy day if lithium-sulfur batteries can last longer. PNNL has developed a novel anode that could quadruple the lifespan of these promising batteries.
Release Date: 1/9/2014
Highly insulating triple-pane windows keep a house snug and cozy, but it takes two decades or more for the windows to pay off financially based on utility-bill savings.
Release Date: 12/4/2013