Peak Oil News:  2/19/13  Fiat Electric Car, Solar Power, Tesla S Production

Peak Oil News: 2/19/13 Fiat Electric Car, Solar Power, Tesla S Production

his is Peak Oil News. I’m your host, MrEnergyCzar. We’re covering Peak Oil, Renewable Energy, Electric Cars and everything in-between. • The Fiat 500 electric car will go on sale in California this year. The electric range is rated at a respectable 87 miles. Electric cars are slowly having longer electric ranges over their competitors.…

The Future of Airplanes

The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargo cheaper, greener, and faster, through the air, going forward. This is the future of flight. With the first all-electric twin-engine, self-powered aircraft successfully crossing the English Channel this month, and the ongoing effort of the Solar Impulse team to become…

Solar powered air conditioning

Solar powered air conditioning

(Music playing) (Narrator) Over 50 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions you produce in your home are generated by heating, air conditioning and hot water. In other words keeping your home warm in winter, cool in summer with nice hot water on tap is emitting 2.5 to 5 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year.…

Cross ventilation and Stack effect: concept and opening sizing method (Manlio Mazzon)

Cross ventilation and Stack effect: concept and opening sizing method (Manlio Mazzon)

Once understood the main principle driving air movement inside and around buildings, we move on to the evaluation of the air flow rate due to cross ventilation and stack effect. In particular, in some cases, it may be preliminary estimated by simplified methods. About cross ventilation, in general way, the air flow rate (V uppercase)…