Knowledge Base Blog2021-08-29T18:47:09-07:00

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Zero-Carbon Hot Water and Steam in Homes and Industry

Heating water in homes and commercial buildings, and producing low-temperature steam in multifamily and industrial facilities are one of the biggest untapped opportunities to slash carbon emissions while cutting energy bills and enabling the expansion of renewable power, finds

Catch Water|

The Ice Box Challenge shows effectiveness of passive house design

The Ice Box Challenge was a visual representation of the effectiveness of passive house design elements, presented as a collaborative effort from iPHA, Glasgow City Council, Passive House Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, Passivhaus Trust and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre. The display

Energy secretary visits Berkeley, touting app to speed up solar permits

The Biden administration wants to get more Americans to install solar panels by making the permitting process faster and easier. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and a slate of Bay Area officials came to a solar-powered South Berkeley home Friday

Electricity, Permits|

Fiberglass Solar Glazing and Greenhouse Covering

Made from Sun-Lite® HP fiberglass glazing, a one-of-a-kind, high performance solar glazing material. Developed by Kalwall Corporation, Sun-Lite® HP is a lightweight, shatter-resistant low-cost solar glazing material that can be easily handled, cut and installed. Thousands of do-it-yourselfers, greenhouse builders,

This Carbfix plant transforms CO2 into rock

To meet the ever-looming and increasingly destructive challenge of climate change, we must curb our carbon emissions drastically. Now, ‘Orca’ is helping us reverse some of the emissions we’ve already created. It’s the world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out

Disaster Relief|

Off-Grid Builders, Earthship Home Designs

off-grid builders earthship homesPangea Builders is an educational and research organization providing sustainable buildings for residential, commercial and government use. We are specialists in Modern Off-Grid Designs, Systems and Construction.

We are dedicated to high quality, super efficient and skilled craftsmanship. Our primary goal is to provide buildings that are sustainable as possible as affordably as possible. We value the opportunity to work with you. Our services are based on many decades of experience on all kinds of buildings, systems and lifestyles. We offer standard designs and custom designs to make your dreams come true.

Note: We design and build all over the USA and around the world.

Construction and Permit Drawings

Earthship Floor Plans. Pangea Builders are experts at acquiring permits for passive house, earthships and any other type of green building. Included in our services are production of construction and permit set drawings to build your beautiful green building. This includes Earthships and any other type of floor plan layout for off-grid living.

Custom drawings for Earthships and all other types of floor plans, layouts and custom designs. 

Pangea Builders can get your permit and build for you anywhere in the USA.

California Off-Grid Earthships

Design | Permits | Build

Earthships can be permitted and built in California. Any off-grid, sustainable building can be permitted and built in California. All buildings must adhere to the California state building, health and environmental codes.

Pangea Builders provides construction and permit drawings, acquiring permits and full turn-key construction services for residential, multi-family, commercial and non-profit projects.

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