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Organic Solar Cells meet a major Milestone

Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells. Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the…

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Turn a livestock watering tank into a backyard pool.

In a secluded corner of Joshua Tree, Calif., a livestock tank painted white, surrounded with cactuses and crowned with black string lights serves as an outdoor tub for ultrahip Airbnb “The Shack…

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Thermal Mass Walls

These walls systems are all solid walls made out of dense materials, of which the modern Brick, Block and poured concrete walls are the most common variety. Since these common variants are all have…

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Micro-Hydro Power – Pros and Cons

Small-scale micro hydro power is both an efficient and reliable form of energy, most of the time. However, there are certain disadvantages that should be considered before constructing a small hydro…

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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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RV Off-grid Power System Upgrade 12 Volt System

Upgrading My RV Battery Bank and 12 Volt System A LITTLE OF MY RIGS BATTERY HISTORY When we bought our 30 foot Keystone Cougar fifth wheel new it came with one preinstalled deep cycle battery rated…

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How to – Methane Generator

You can make biogas energy with a DIY methane generator. Producing methane from manure using your own small scale waste to energy biogas digester is feasible for many small farms. What is Biogas…

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Passive House

Passive House Buildings There is absolutely no cutting back on comfort; instead the level of comfort is considerably increased. A Passive House / Building is a building standard that is…

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Earthship buildings are fire resistant, not a total loss.

The Question of how a structural earth-rammed tire wall would do in a fire has long been an issue for which we could only offer an intelligent opinion. People think that because tire piles…

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At-Home Pandemic Activities to Keep Your Family Sane

School and nursery closures are upon us in the UK …

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