Green news harvest: IM for air conditioners

Energy efficiency firm EnerNoc upgrades its demand response application so building equipment can communicate via an instant-messaging protocol. And what's a "passive house"?

A sampling of green-tech news with quick commentary.

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Martin LaMonica is a senior writer covering green tech and cutting-edge technologies. He joined CNET in 2002 to cover enterprise IT and Web development and was previously executive editor of IT publication InfoWorld.

 

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