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    • Thermal mass in passive solar design (Mother Nature Network)- March 9, 2012
    • comFri, Mar 09 2012 at 12:44 PM EST SUN POWER: This passive solar home in Minden, Nev., features an open sunspace area and a raised interior floor with extensive thermal mass. (Photo: Donald Aitken/National Renewable Energy Lab) People have been ... More...
    • New graphene promises high heat transfer (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)- March 6, 2012
    • According to Innovation News, the experimental graphene made by US and Chinese researchers has also proved to be 60 per cent more effective at transferring heat than typical graphene - a carbon sheet just one atom thick. More...
    • A tour of the US's clean energy future (Nature.com)- March 1, 2012
    • IMPROVED INTERNAL COMBUSTION One of the winners of the US Department of Energy's America's Next Top Energy Innovator challenge, Umpqua Energy injects hydrogen into regular gasoline in order to improve its burning-and the power delivered-by today's ... More...
    • MIT improving condensation surfaces at nanoscale (D&WR)- February 24, 2012
    • Nanoscale surface patterning can be used on condensation surfaces to provide an increase in heat transfer, according to new research just published by a group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). More...
    • Boiling breakthrough: Nano-coating doubles rate of heat transfer (Science Daily)- February 15, 2012
    • Pool boiling is the most common and familiar method of heating a container's contents, and is a remarkably efficient heat transfer method. The transfer of heat in this case is referred to as the "heat flux." There exists, however, a critical point at ... More...