Posts tagged: Willis Tower

Solar powered windows drive the commercialisation of solar energy

Credit: Daniel Schwen, GNU Free Documentation License or Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons One of the recurring problems faced by advocates of renewable energy has to do with space. In a world bursting at the seams with people, where do we put the acres of solar panels and wind turbines necessary to free us from […]

Integrating Solar Power Into Glazing

The Future of Green Building: Integrating Solar Power Into Glazing … Image Credit Pythagoras Solar Office buildings are covered in expensive glass that is usually designed to control solar gain, with tinting, mirroring or fritting (patterns of dots). Israeli startup Pythagoras Solar has a better idea: … http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/03/the-future-integrate-photovoltaics-curtainwall.php Tweet

America’s Tallest Skyscraper Becoming a Solar Farm

America’s Tallest Skyscraper Becoming a Solar Farm – Green … Chicago‘s Willis Tower, America’s tallest building — formerly known as the Sears Tower, is getting a major green makeover. The south side of the 56th floor. http://www.greentechnologyenergy.com/americas-tallest-skyscraper-becoming-a-solar-farm Tweet