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Green Innovations Are Bringing
Energy-Saving Technology Home

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Solar shingles
Advances in technology and consumer demand for energy-saving devices have made green technology increasingly accessible. Many innovations are geared toward homeowners looking to lower not only their energy bills, but also the carbon footprints of their homes and daily activities. From solar-harvesting shingles and windows to shoe insoles that can power a smartphone, this Yale Environment 360 gallery explores a few of these energy-saving technologies.
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