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Global Warming comment

“Thank you for this information.  I love this idea and truly hope to live in an earthship home someday.  Food for Your Thoughts:  When planning these new constructions, I hope you are taking global…

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Wiring Systems & the NEC

The methods for wiring PV systems are relatively well-defined in the National Electrical Code (NEC) acceptable methods are covered in Part IV in Article 690. This Code CornerÂť covers the first…

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3 ways to make old homes more sustainable and energy efficient

You don’t need to start from scratch to have a more efficient home. Find out how you can boost your home’s environmental credentials with some smart retrofits. Building regulations require today’s…

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Effectively Monitor Water Use In Your Home With Calliope

It’s estimated that nearly 18 percent of the water used in a person’s home is lost to leaks. Annually that can amount to a staggering 13,000 gallons of water. Whether all of that is coming from the…

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A Plan to Untangle Philadelphia’s Daunting Decay

PHILADELPHIA – To have any hope of reviving this city’s many blighted streets, developers would have to purchase property like 1913 North 24th Street, an empty lot that is still officially owned by a…

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From trash dump to power station: how a N.J. utility captured the sun

One day later this month, Public Service Electric and Gas customers throughout New Jersey will plug in the holiday lights and they’ll flicker on with electricity generated at an old landfill in South…

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GĂ©onef Valley Bioclimatic Autonomous House

GĂ©onef Valley of Cele We will follow on this page the steps and the progress of the construction of our bioclimatic and autonomous house, inspired Earthship. It will also be used to organize the…

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Palatine Passive House in Seattle, Washington

Conceived as a sustainable reinterpretation of a monolithic gable roof house, the Palatine Passive House integrates modern residential form with innovative building technologies. The certified…

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Got the building sealed in today

Merry Christmas to all of our Foxhole Friends. We are so very blessed for all of the assistance, donations, support, and volunteers that have enabled us to get this far in our worthy project. We will…

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Sustainable housing in Davis: Build up, not out, and do more

A majority of Davisites want to preserve open space and reduce pollution. This became clear in 2008 when I chaired the city’s Steering Committee for the 2013 General Plan Housing Element Update. We…

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