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Is Passive Solar A Viable Home Heating Option In Cold Areas?

Is Passive Solar A Viable Home Heating Option In Cold Areas? Passive solar is a method of using the energy from the sun to heat a home. 30 more words

DIY Solar Panels - Solar Energy

East Solar Heater Improved Comfort

I went outside to move blocks (58 and counting) this morning just as the sun hit my east window solar heater. I was out 30 minutes and came in to a five degree increase. 628 more words

Circular Economy

Turning sporting events into a way to fight poverty

What if everyone in a stadium (sporting or concert) gave the money equal to price of admission to fight poverty we could feed thousands with each event at home/local, we could buy land to grow food, we could afford to build passive solar greenhouses to grow food year round and even employ some of the homeless / poor. 8 more words

Wood Studio House | Dom Arquitectura

Wood Studio House sits on a forested hillside near Sant Cugat del Vallès, a small city north of Barcelona, Spain. It is designed to be a residence but for now it is being used as a workspace. 362 more words

Small House Plans

Facing Due South

When designing an off grid sustainable home, it is best to design the majority of the windows facing south to utilize the most amount of solar gain.  655 more words

Home Features

Before 'Villa Wars'

Before “Villa Wars” there was the Eco-Thrifty Renovation.

As newlyweds, Dani and I started renovating an abandoned Castlecliff villa in 2010. The roof leaked. It had no power or water. 506 more words

Eco Thrifty Renovation