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It Works!

Well, we have good news…..It works. The house really works! The passive solar, the rammed earth, the rocket stove. They work together to keep the house at a steady temperature while the temperature outside has been falling more than it has been rising. 404 more words

Sustainable Building

An eco-hostel in the making

Back in November, on my last day in Colombia I met a family from Panama who have moved to La Tebaida Colombia and were building an eco-hostel. 703 more words


Volunteer Open Day at Earthship Fife Saturday 21st February

The Earthship is a fully autonomous, self-sustaining building, overlooking Kinghorn Loch, which uses wind, water and solar energy, catches its own water supply and treats its own sewage. 132 more words

Kinghorn Loch

Two weeks

Until departure…

I’m staying in my tent to prepare. I’ve purged most of my useless crap over the past few months, and am down to 2 boxes, some gear, a tent… Much less than I schlepped between apartments in college. 267 more words


Paper Bag Floor

This is part one of the paper bag floor. I completed glueing the paper over the kitchen floor. Tomorrow i will add polyurethane then stain then polyurethane again. 10 more words


17. Visit an Earthship

I finally visited an Earthship! What is an Earthship you may ask? Earthship is an all sustainable home created by Michael Reynolds. It requires only natural sunlight, soil, and rain to live here. 654 more words

Update on the Aluminum Can

Today I began painting a section of the alum can black, just the short end and about 6 feet of the side to make a passive solar space.  179 more words