Article - 23 Jan 2012
In this 'Thought Leader' article Professor Steffen Lehmann, a highly respected German-born architect and urbanist, discusses the potential benefits of the urban transformation towards a 'zero...
Article - 20 Oct 2009
Solar energy technology converts light energy into different forms of energy like heat and electricity. Azure ALI technology first converts the light energy into thermal energy, which is better known...
Article - 23 Jun 2009
Looking to make waves this summer by transforming your pool into a lean, green, energy-saving machine? This article shows four ways to "green up" pool operations to help the environment and save...
Article - 26 May 2009
Emissions trading schemes, or 'cap and trade' schemes, reward innovation, efficiency, and early action to reduce pollution. But what does this really mean, how do they work and what are the pros and...
Article - 31 Mar 2009
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are widely marketed as an energy saving replacement for incandescent bulbs. This article outlines some facts and guidelines to assist in the adoption of CFLs to...
Article - 27 Jan 2009
We don't tend to think a lot about the amount of energy we use in the kitchen but the simple act of cooking uses around 15 percent of the energy consumed in the home. The following tips will help you...
Article - 26 Jan 2009
Heating your home can be an expensive exercise. What follows is a list of tips that can help you stay warm and cozy this winter without burning a hole in your wallet
Article - 8 Dec 2008
One of the basic mantras used in by environmental conservationists is the principle of the '3 Rs' - reduce, reuse and recycle. The waste hierachy uses the reduce, reuse, recycle ethos to classify...
Article - 27 Oct 2008
Septic sewerage systems are a biological treatment system for treating waste that utilises the useful bacteria present in the waste itself. This article examines how a septic system works including...
Article - 23 Sep 2008
The wind has been used as an energy source for thousands of years. Even the earliest and most primitive people used wind energy as means of transportation by rigging sails to various rafts, boats and...