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Hydro New England Style By: Bill Kelsey Published In: Issue #108, August / September 2005
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, green, sustainable, technology, water )

Ruth
- 24 days ago - homepower.com
"My property is heavily wooded, so I only get a few hours of sunshine on an average summer day, and even less in the winter. What I do have is a brook with a good downhill run. It drains about 2,000 acres, all in a state park with no houses."
Added on March 27, 2012 Keya Lea Gunnison An Optimally Efficient Off-Grid Passive and Active Solar Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, healthy, sustainable, technology )

Ruth
- 26 days ago - greenpassivesolar.com
"This off-grid, owner-designed and built house is one of the most impressive passive and active solar combinations IâEUR(TM)ve seen. Located at an elevation of 9,000 feet in the Colorado mountains,..."PLEASE SHARE!
Added on April 23, 2010 Keya Lea Zion National Park Zion National Park Visitor Center âEUR" Efficient and Passive Solar
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, healthy, sustainable, technology, water, world )

Ruth
- 26 days ago - greenpassivesolar.com
"building uses 70% less energy than its..counterpart...The highlights of the building are the passive solar heating and cooling, a Trombe wall, an active solar photovoltaic array, natural ventilation with clerestory windows and innovative cooling towers"
July 2, 2010 Keya Lea Adams County From Farmhouse to Passive Solar Modern
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, technology, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, design )

Ruth
- 48 days ago - greenpassivesolar.com
"The house is an efficient passive solar house, enjoyed by its occupant-builders."
Scientists Have Created a Concrete Roof That Generates Solar Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, environment, ecosystems, greenliving, home, interesting, Sustainabililty, technology, scientists, roof, solar power, Switzerland )

Ricardo
- 50 days ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Researchers in Switzerland have developed a new form of molded roofing capable of harvesting solar power. The design is expected to help a residential building produce more energy than it uses up. Sunny Outlook Researchers at the Swiss Federal...
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
- 140 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
The Architect Vs. the FBI: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150(Not Your Usual PBS Version)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: society, culture, ethics, arts, celebrity, environment, rights, politics, government, finance, design, concept, habitat, eco-friendly, organic, sustainable, ecosystems )

Wilde
- 183 days ago - counterpunch.org
the dozens of Usonian designs that would follow, did more than that. It was truly one of the first environmentally-conscious designs, utilizing passive solar heating, natural cooling and lighting with his signature clerestory windows, native materials, ra
Microhydro Systems: Advice From The Pros By: Ian Woofenden Published In: Issue #146, December / January 2012
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, green, sustainable, technology, water )

Ruth
- 202 days ago - homepower.com
"Home-scale micro hydro-electric systems can give the best renewable bang for the buck. With the right situation and implementation, you can have a low-impact, low-maintenance, reliable system that supplies clean energy over the long haul."
4 Get Started With Micro Hydro Power in Home Power Magazine
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, ecosystems, environment, green, home, sustainable, technology, water )

Ruth
- 202 days ago - homepower.com
"After youâEUR(TM)ve done your load analysis and know how many kilowatt-hours you want to generate, a micro hydro system site survey primarily focuses on four measurements:..."
2 Microhydro Power Basics // Home Power Magazine
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, home, sustainable, technology, water )

Ruth
- 202 days ago - homepower.com
"Microhydro-electric systems can eke a large amount of energy out of a small water flow with minimal impact. Because they run 24 hours a day, these systems can be low-wattage while generating enough energy to make a big dent in a typical homeâEUR(TM)s energy"
1 Solar Water Heating Basics/What Is Solar Water Heating? in Home Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, home, sustainable, technology, water )

Ruth
- 203 days ago - homepower.com
'Solar water heating collectors capture and retain heat from the sun and transfer this heat to a liquid....Heat and infrared radiation (IR) are produced when short wave radiation light hits a collectorâEUR(TM)s absorber, which is then trapped inside....'
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
- 264 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.
The 5 Best Luxury Tiny Houses on the Market
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainabililty, greenliving, design )

Robert
- 303 days ago - newatlas.com
New Atlas selects the five best luxury tiny houses on the market today.
Brilliant Artist Has Found a Way to Use Old Plastic Bottles to Make Sturdy Furniture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, recycling, Upcycling )

Katka
- 312 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
If you want to be really hip, all you need is a heating gun and your recycling bin. Royal College of Art graduate, Micaella Pedros, is reinventing the way we make furniture with her most recent artistic endeavour, joining bottles.
World's Largest Solar Project Would Generate Electricity 24 Hours a Day, Power 1 Million U.S. Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, energy, greenliving, Sustainabililty, technology, design )

Beryl
- 345 days ago - ecowatch.com
The 110 MW Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah, Nevada was the first utility-scale facility in the world to feature advanced molten salt power tower technology. The developer wants to build 10 more of these at an undisclosed location in Nevada.
 

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