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Motors move toward more efficiency

The next generation of motor-powered appliances and industrial machines will be energy misers thanks to new electronics and speed controls....

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Motors move toward more efficiency

The next generation of motor-powered appliances and industrial machines will be energy misers thanks to new electronics and speed controls....

How to go green in China: Explain the benefits

Intelligent use of resources, improving the quality of life of workers, and lessening the environmental impact from business operations are key tenets of such initiatives...

Design goes "Green"

An American architect and a German chemist offer "green" guidelines that just might save the planet from the effects of flawed design. ...

Sustainable Design for Medical Devices

Medical products account for an enormous amount of the solid, industrial, and chemical waste in developed countries throughout the world. In the U.S. alone, hospitals produce more than 6,600 tons of waste per day, including 800 tons of non-hazardous, and potentially recyclable, plastic parts....

Success Through Simplification

My company develops, manufactures, and markets specialty and generic injectable pharmaceuticals and medication-delivery systems. About three years ago, we spun off from Abbott Laboratories to become an independent, publicly traded company. Yet to survive and thrive as a separate entity, we had to look at every area of business and make changes to ensure sustainability. ...

Giant fans of wind energy

In an effort to develop renewable energy sources, engineers are looking for ways to build a better mousetrap. Or, in this case, windmill. ...

If you can't conserve energy, stay out of the kitchen

Superefficient appliances are washing and drying our clothes, cleaning the dishes, and even heating our homes. ...

Thinner is better in solar cells

Thin films and slimmed-down cell structures look like the next big step in shrinking the cost per watt of solar power. ...

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