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A billboard that creates drinkable water out of thin air

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments8 March 2013

water-generating-bilboardAs a part of marketing for the application period for 2013 enrollment in the University of Engineering and Technology of Peru (UTEC), the researchers developed a potable water generating system and integrated it into a roadside billboard. The billboard promotes the ‘Ingenuity in Action’ campaign from the university and converts air humidity into drinkable water…. »

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MIT researchers developing portable solar-powered desalination system

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments16 October 2010

mit-water-desalination-1Although systems that remove salt from saltwater (desalination systems) have existed for decades, they are typically large-scale installations that require lots of energy to operate. ¬†A team of researchers from MIT has designed a solar-powered desalination system that could be rapidly deployed in remote areas, such as desert locations or farms and small villages in… »

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Green architecture – Citigroup Data Center in Frankfurt

By Damir Beciri
7 August 2009

citigroup-data-center-in-frankfurt-1Citi’s new Data Centre in Frankfurt has been awarded LEED Platinum, it’s the first data centre in the world to achieve a platinum rating and the first building in Germany to achieve LEED accreditation. The data centre plant topology, unit sizes and operating parameters have been selected to exceed reliability criteria and to enhance the… »