Photovoltaics

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Researchers at the Ohio State University Develop a Solar-Powered Battery

The hybrid device can store nearly all of the power it harnesses thanks to a direct connection between its mesh solar cell and lithium-ion battery. More

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A New Fabrication Method for Spray-On Solar Cells

Researchers at the University of Sheffield developed perovskite-based spray-on... More

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Soft House, designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture

This complex of four performative row houses in Hamburg, Germany, designed by... More

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Karen Lantz's (Mostly) All-American House

Karen Lantz wanted to design her house using only U.S.-manufactured products.... More

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Home Inspection

A zero-sum game in Miami. More

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Doctor Spec: Reach for the Sun

A guide to understanding photovoltaic systems for residential applications. More

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The AIA Reports Substantial Improvement in the Residential Design Sector

Architects are reporting more work on the boards and more calls from potential... More

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Researchers Harvest More Solar Energy with a Sponge

Scientists at the Washington University in St. Louis and other collaborating... More

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Active House Enters Testing Phase

Ultra-efficient and healthy home to be monitored for a year post-occupancy. More

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Solar Cells for Windows Harvest Infrared Light

The solar-harnessing window has long been on the green-building wish list. Researchers at UCLA may now have a solution, Blaine Brownell reports. More

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