Ocean Energy

The ocean covers 71% of the earth's surface and has the ability to produce two types of energy: thermal energy from the sun's heat, and mechanical energy from the waves and tides. A process called ocean thermal energy conversion generates electricity using the difference in temperature between the warm surface of the ocean and the cold ocean depths.

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Building Technology

An Introduction To ESG: Environmental, Social, And Governance Issues

ESG is a growing movement that helps define and assess the impacts of businesses and companies on Environmental, Social, and Governance issues. ESG has continued to grow exponentially as government, businesses, and consumers have become more conscious of the need to address how actions and operations affect society and the environment.

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The National Institute of Building Sciences developed the WBDG-Whole Building Design Guide to foster communication and knowledge-sharing among federal, industry and academic partners to advance high-performing facilities.