Ok, so doom and gloom have been my prevalent mood for the past six weeks… Forgive me, I was a tad swamped by the ‘empty-nest’ thing. 631 more words
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When I first began researching unconventional home construction concepts well over a year ago, I was primarily interested in ways to get off the grid in a world of peak oil, increasing utility costs, and dependency on “the system” for our most basic needs. 1,512 more words
I love this article on these bits of tech; I couldn’t put it better myself.
Excerpted from a case study written by Sharon Boddy for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Klosterenga, a 35-unit residential apartment building located in Oslo, Norway, shows how well-thought-out building design coupled with a wide range of energy-and water-conserving features can reduce energy and water use. 69 more words