The power of humans

As the world looks to alternative energy sources to replace our usual sources of energy such as coal and oil, people come up with some interesting solutions, as described in this article about foot power. The article explains the idea of capturing the energy created in human footsteps and using it to create electricity. Mallrats, students changing classes throughout the school day, attendees to sporting events and concerts, and subway commuters all become possible sources for energy! With the green building movement gaining momentum every day, you'll see more ideas like this spring up in the news. If you run across any interesting green building ideas, please, e-mail them my way!Â