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CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica goes inside a green building--Genzyme Center in Cambridge, Mass., where daylight is automatically beamed inside by heliostats and office workers have a constant stream of outside air.
In this week's show, our green tech expert Martin LaMonica talks about solar power and we show a few devices powered by wind and water, as well as a cheap Netbook made from biodegradable materials.
CNET News' Martin LaMonica gets a tour of IBM's lab for green IT where the data center uses networked sensors and liquid cooling to lower energy use.
On the Green Show this week, we check out clean exhaust on the Mercedes BluTec engine. Also, a green approach to wireless Internet, and some helpful greening tips from CNET's Martin LaMonica.
A few weeks back, CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos took a trip to Oroville, Calif., to visit a factory that specializes in creating prefab homes with green-conscious ideas behind them. Now, take a look at the finished product that was shown off to him by designer Michelle Kaufmann.
Santa Clara University student Yasemin Kimyacioglu talks to Martin LaMonica from CNET News.com about the green features of the Mission style home her university entered into the Solar Decathlon in Washington D.C., a competition to build the best solar-powered house. It's the university's first entrance into the competition.
The Solar Decathlon, a competition among 20 universities to build the best solar-powered house, opened last week at the National Mall in Washington. CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica talks with students, government officials and advisers about the market viability of solar energy, as well as the secrets to winning.
The Solar Decathlon, a competition among 20 universities to build the best solar-powered house, opened last week at the National Mall in Washington. CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica talks with students, government officials and advisers about the market vi
Pittsburgh is trying to shed its image of a gritty, grimy steel town one building at a time. Its convention center is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings of its size in the entire country. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi visits the Steel City and takes a tour of the space that boasts an organic garden, its own water reclamation plant, and a smart cooling system. The building was awarded gold-level certification on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ratings scale set up by the U.S. Green Building Council.
From Mix '07 in Las Vegas: CNET News.com reporter Martin LaMonica chats with software professionals to get their thoughts on Microsoft's new Silverlight plug-in.