Renewable Energy Technologies

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are continually replenished such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) is currently collaborating with university and industry partners to research, fabricate and test promising hydro-kinetic…

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Sustainable building materials- some materials are more natural than others

Building materials provide the greatest benefit when they can be sourced locally and sustainably. There is no single set of benchmarks for sustainable materials, but they are often produced within 500 miles, sturdy to avoid constant replacement, and typically follow the three R’s of reuse, reduce and recycle. They should…

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