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Generating Off-Grid Power: The Four Best Ways By Collin Dunn April 10, 2008
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, CO2 emissions, eco-friendly, sustainable, technology )

Ruth
- 6 days ago - treehugger.com
".Plug into off-grid power with solar electricity;... Generating off-grid power with wind electricity;... Using micro hydro electricity to live off grid;..."
A Newly Designed Texan Home Could Be the Model House of the Future.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, energy, environment, greenliving, Sustainabililty, architecture )

Lone
- 8 days ago - truthcommand.com
For hundreds of years now humans have been existing by exploiting un-renewable fossil fuels and more recently, controversial nuclear power. Not only will a change towards eco-friendly living be welcomed, it is necessary.
Living Nearly Off the Grid in Riverdale
Green Lifestyle  (tags: off the grid, riverdale, rainwater, sunshine, architecture, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenproducts, humans, home, Sustainabililty )

Lone
- 35 days ago - thestar.com
Relying on rainwater, sunshine and recycled waste, Rolf PaloheimoâEUR(TM)s home is as close to self-sufficient as you can get.
Tesla's Solar Roof Is Actually Cheaper Than Your Own Roof - Good News Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: technology, goodnews, coolstuff, CoolStuff, architecture, home, greenliving, greenproducts, green, energy )

Glenn
- 83 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The price of these solar roofing tiles are cheaper than normal tiles ââ,¬âEURoeÃ, and that's without including the savings on your electric bills.
Frances Gabe, Creator of the Only Self-Cleaning Home, Dies at 101
Green Lifestyle  (tags: frances gabe, creator self-cleaning home, housecleaning, house, discovery, design, concept, architecture, eco-friendly, coolstuff, greenliving, humans )

Lone
- 90 days ago - nytimes.com
More than half a century ago, incensed by the housecleaning that was a womanâEUR(TM)s chronic lot, Ms. Gabe began to dream of a house that would see to its own hygiene: tenderly washing, rinsing and drying itself at the touch of a button
Green Your Next Home Renovation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green solutions, renovation, home renovtion, architecture, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, protection, sustainable )

Lone
- 92 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
There are amazing green solutions for home renovation these days. Back in the 1800s, Levi Strauss never imagined scraps from manufacturing denim jeans would have value as non-toxic home insulation. An old toilet could be reincarnated
Chicago City Buildings to Be Powered By 100% Renewable Energy - Good News Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: goodnews, coolstuff, CoolStuff, energy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, architecture, greenliving, green, recycling, technology )

Glenn
- 194 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Chicago is set to start powering their government buildings with 100% renewable energy by 2025.
This Room From Ikea Is Actually a Garden That Can Feed a Neighborhood
Green Lifestyle  (tags: room from ikea, IKEA, sustainable structure, garden, feeding a neighbourhood, architecture, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Lone
- 210 days ago - globalcitizen.org
An innovative, sustainable structure, the Growroom allows communities to take the supply chain into their own hands, quite literally, and produce their own fruits and veggies.
This Retired Woman Decorated Her House With Recycled Bottle Caps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: upcycling, architecture, coolstuff, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, home, recycling )

Katka
- 214 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Kostina's home looks different from other homes. From a distance, the exterior of the house looks like beautiful macrame but up close, one can see that Kostina has crafted her artwork using thousands of plastic bottle caps.
Constructing Our Future With Low-Carbon Buildings
Green Lifestyle  (tags: low-carbon buildings, canada, technologies, conservation, environment, humans, architecture, conservation, eco-friendly, energy )

Lone
- 227 days ago - policyoptions.irpp.org
The technologies and standards needed to create near zero-energy buildings are already being deployed. If Canada is to compete in the clean growth century, we need to deploy these technologies and strategies at scale
Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, CoolStuff, coolstuff, goodnews, green, interesting )

Katka
- 233 days ago - boredpanda.com
In 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill purchased a WWI-era cement factory near Barcelona. He immediately saw potential in the building, and began renovating it into his home.
Scottish Passivhaus Is Full of Light and Delight
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture )

Evan
- 466 days ago - treehugger.com
Passivhaus, or Passive House as it is known in North America, is a building concept where there are strict limits on the amount of energy that can be used per unit of area, and also hard limits on air infiltration.
Amazon's Biosphere Domes Are Slowly Taking Shape in Seattle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, architecture )

Evan
- 472 days ago - inhabitat.com
In 2013, architecture firm NBBJ unveiled plans for an amazing addition to Amazon's Seattle campus: three biosphere domes filled with plants.
Prefab Steel Frame Makes California Net Zero Home a Breeze to Build
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, recycling, home, humans, greenliving, greenproducts, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, design, business, architecture, world, family, technology, society )

O O
- 486 days ago - gizmag.com
Home in Stanford,CA,commissioned by a professor at the area's esteemed university,will have a net zero energy usage once it has been built.build process too,is low-impact, employing a recycled light steel frame that is quick to erect a 3,200-s
 

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