Newer, more efficient and more sustainably sourced solar panel technology on the way

A team of researchers led by Stanford professor Shanhui Fan and Paul Braun at University of Illinois may have stumbled onto a real breakthrough in the efficiency, safety and long-term sustainability of solar panels. Conventional solar cells based on photovoltaic technology have come a long way in recent years, but they’re still missing a big … Continue reading Newer, more efficient and more sustainably sourced solar panel technology on the way

Tech industry giants place high priority on sustainability for new facilities

A few recent news stories, primarily out of Silicon Valley, highlight the growing trend among technology companies to embrace cutting edge green building practices. The rapid growth of companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft also means some growing pains for facilities managers. Google The search and advertising behemoth is awaiting environmental review for … Continue reading Tech industry giants place high priority on sustainability for new facilities

After conquering real estate listings, Zillow aims for home improvement market with “Zillow Digs”

Update - Both the site, Zillow Digs and Griffith's article are now live. PandoDaily's Erin Griffith just spilled the beans on an as-of-yet unannounced new service offering by Web 2.0 real estate giant, Zillow.com. "Zillow Digs" will function as both a web app and iPad app that will showcase various types of renovations sorted/filtered by … Continue reading After conquering real estate listings, Zillow aims for home improvement market with “Zillow Digs”