Earthship News

Robots that install drywall.

Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself. It’s clever, if also a commentary on Japan’s labor priorities. If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way,…

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Reduce, re-use, re-tirement for Qualicum Bay couple

Pair hard at work building earthship-inspired home with used tires, bottles, more. After a lifetime’s worth of employment, deciding on just what your retirement will look like is a big decision. It…

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Owners show off Prairies’ first energy-efficient ‘passive home’

Jim Spinney and Holly Ann Knott have one of the most unique homes in the Prairies – even though they don’t really want that designation. “We don’t want to remain unique,” Knott told CTV Saskatoon….

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Solar energy rolls out like a carpet with groundbreaking Roll-Array photovoltaics

Solar power is easier to install than ever before thanks to the latest innovation: the Roll-Array. John Hingley and his team at the renewable energy company Renovagen designed a high power PV array…

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Report calls for lower stamp duty on UK’s energy efficient homes

Tax should be lowered by up to £5,000, according to Policy Exchange report, which says the government is doing far too little to cut energy waste The stamp duty paid on energy efficient homes should…

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5 steps to a sustainable, energy-efficient home

For the 21st-century home, building with environmental sustainability in mind is a must. A sustainable, energy-efficient home makes the most effective use of building materials and natural energy….

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Sustainable Lorraine house (VIDEO)

Cronk Earthship Sustainable Lorraine house built with recycled tires, glass bottles completed (VIDEO) LORRAINE It was a tiring effort, one that came close to the deadline, but five good years of…

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Can You Dig This – by John Legend

South Los Angeles. What comes to mind is gangs, drugs, liquor stores, abandoned buildings and vacant lots. The last thing that you would expect to find is a beautiful garden sprouting up through the…

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Audit Faults New York City for Not Using Vacant Lots for Affordable Housing

New York City’s scarcity of inexpensive land is often cited as an impediment to building more affordable housing, but the comptroller’s office has identified more than 1,000 city-owned vacant lots…

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Who Needs A Shovel? Paramus Family Melts Snowfall Away

PARAMUS, N.J. Unlike most New Jerseyans, the Parikh family of Paramus couldn’t wait for Winter Storm Jonas — it let them try out their one-of-a-kind geothermal/solar snow-melt system for the first…

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