The latest industry report showed wind power boomed in 2009. Over 10,000 megawatts of wind capacity were installed, or 39% of new electrical generation. Wind energy now generates 35,000 megawatts, enough to power 9.7 million homes. Texas is the wind leader, and #2 Iowa gets 14.2% from wind power.
Architecture in recent years has been trying to combat the negative effects of construction on the atmosphere by leaning towards using more sustainable building and construction materials. Building high performance houses are one way that architects have been creating new buildings to reduce the energy used which is