This is an eight week workshop to build a two bedroom Earthship, structural shell and systems. Daily, Weekly and Full Session attendance available. We will be pounding tires, installing cooling tubes, cisterns and the thermal wrap.
Systems - Solar power and start up, residential wiring, fixture installation and grid interconnection. - Solar hot water installation, plumbing, principles and fire up. - Cistern installation, plumbing and burial. - Household plumbing and inspections
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 Corner covers the first section of Part
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 new homes to
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
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
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 Jersey.
Géonef 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
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 passive house was designed and built by the architect.