Smart flora

Michael Giberson Via Reuters: Researchers at New York University’s interactive telecommunications program have come up with a device that allows plants to tell owners when they need water or if they’ve had too much via the social network blogging service Twitter. If only I had had such a device last August, maybe I wouldn’t have … More Smart flora

Responding to higher energy costs, the home building version

Michael Giberson An article in the Washington Post discusses what you can do when building a new home to help keep energy costs low. Here Michael McKechnie of Mountain View Builders in Berkeley Springs, WV, provides a summary: McKechnie outlined the major steps to building a house with the lowest possible energy costs and perhaps … More Responding to higher energy costs, the home building versionMore Responding to higher energy costs, the home building version