The students went about building a computer cluster, a group of computers communicating with one another to operate as a single machine, out of Mac mini CPUs. While the students' setup obviously did not compute nearly as fast as ORNL's "Jaguar" cluster, which is officially reco
For over a century, students at the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) have proudly displayed the school colors—blue and red—in the hallways, classrooms and dorm rooms. But this school year, they’re “Going Green.” The 152-year-old institute is replacing almost 2,900 lights in 19 buildings across its Talladega, Ala., campuses with energy-efficient fixtures, an upgrade expected to save the institute over $20,000 a year on utility bills.
Energy Revolving Loan Program Market Title - State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act CX(s) Applied: A8, B1.24, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 08/19/2010 Location(s): Alabama Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Energy Efficient Retrofits of Schools - Six Schools in Alabama CX(s) Applied: B2.2, A9, B5.1 Date: 06/29/2010 Location(s): Jackson County, Alabama Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
When Tony Petelos became the mayor of Hoover in 2004, the police fleet was run down. Within the next year, Petelos, with support from the community, called for a big change: switch out the old police fleet with new, flexible-fueled vehicles.