Archive | March, 2013

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Plumbing in Space [Infographic]

While water makes up 75 percent of the Earth’s composition, H2O is a precious commodity in outer space. It takes approximately $49,800 to send one gallon of water into space. Because of the high price, all the water that goes into space is recycled over and over again. Wastewater, exhaust water, urine, sweat and breath […]

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Homes of the Future

Incredible energy efficiency—that’s really the best way to describe the homes of tomorrow. These homes will have digital programmable thermostats, which provide precise temperature control options. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that digital thermostats can save homeowners 10 to 30 percent on heating and cooling costs. The homes of the future will be better […]

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