Inside an energy efficiency scam -- capacitors don't save energy

Inside an energy efficiency scam — capacitors don’t save energy

Views:4743|Rating:4.81|View Time:8:22Minutes|Likes:26|Dislikes:1You can find “energy saving” devices on the market that are little more than a capacitor that is wired across the ac lines. In this demonstration shot at Eaton Corp.’s Power Systems Experience Center, Dan Carnovale explains how measurements made with these devices installed can give misleading readings that imply energy savings where none […]

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Shoes made from recycled plastic bottles leave eco-friendly footprint

Shoes made from recycled plastic bottles leave eco-friendly footprint

Views:10658|Rating:4.40|View Time:2:1Minutes|Likes:51|Dislikes:7It’s been called ‘the most eco-friendly shoe’. One startup is putting the latest 3D print technology and recycled water bottles together, to produce trendy footwear. A business concept, that’s now winning over the wallets of both environmentally-conscious and fashionista consumers. CGTN’s Nanuka Danelia reports.

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Lecture 2 Air Pollution Systems

Lecture 2 Air Pollution Systems

Views:32883|Rating:4.74|View Time:56:28Minutes|Likes:74|Dislikes:4Lecture Series on Environmental Air Pollution by Prof. Mukesh Sharma , Department of Civil Engineering IIT Kanpur. For more details on NPTEL visit

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Environmentally Friendly Beaver Prank

Environmentally Friendly Beaver Prank

Views:173282|Rating:4.71|View Time:1:6Minutes|Likes:690|Dislikes:43Large man dress up in a ridiculous beaver suit hands out pamphlets at the mall to promote green living. Why recycling is so important to this Al Gore beaver (but with bigger teeth) nobody really knows, but as soon as they accept the flyer, his environmental crusade begins. His beaver buddy decides he is […]

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Energy-Efficient Lighting

Energy-Efficient Lighting

Views:4633|Rating:5.00|View Time:1:12Minutes|Likes:6|Dislikes:0At least 80% of the bulbs in Meritage Homes are CFL or LED light builds. Our LED bulbs are a more energy-efficient option than incandescent lighting. LED bulbs consume much less energy and emit more light per watt than incandescent or CFL bulbs. They also convert about 75% of the electrical energy to light, […]

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News Review: LATEST: Tourism's carbon footprint

News Review: LATEST: Tourism’s carbon footprint

Views:159|Rating:5.00|View Time:7:54Minutes|Likes:3|Dislikes:0Tourists are partly to blame for global warming A new report says that tourism is responsible for 8% of all carbon emissions. Dan and Catherine bring you the language you need to talk about this story. Language challenge The amount of carbon a person generates is their carbon ______ a) handprint b) footprint c) […]

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Grow Plants in Coconuts | Eco-friendly DIY Project // Garden Up

Grow Plants in Coconuts | Eco-friendly DIY Project // Garden Up

Views:41105|Rating:4.81|View Time:2:26Minutes|Likes:604|Dislikes:24How to recycle coconuts for a creative gardening project? Use dried coconut shell to grow shallow rooted plants. Hang these with rope, indoors or in your balcony. Select plants that would not need a bigger pot as they grow or else you will have to shift the plants out of the coconut. This planter […]

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