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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
- 1 day 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)
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Wilde
- 44 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
- 63 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
- 63 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
- 63 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
- 64 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
- 125 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 )

Rob
- 164 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
- 173 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
- 207 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.
California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, eco-friendly, greenproducts, technology )

Rob
- 341 days ago - nationofchange.org
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a pilot program in which piezoelectric crystals will be installed on several freeways.
Eco-Minded Commuters Could Soon Be Pedalling a PEBL
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, eco-friendly, greenproducts, sustainable )

Rob
- 368 days ago - gizmag.com
PEBL velomobile features some automobile-like amenities, while still being legally classified as an electric bicycle.
Pair of Engineers Design Pet-Friendly Off-Grid Tiny House
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, eco-friendly, greenliving, sustainable )

Rob
- 379 days ago - gizmag.com
Despite having no prior experience, engineers Tina and Luke Orlando decided to jump right in and design their own tiny house from scratch.
Turnkey Tiny House Is Ready to Move Right in
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, eco-friendly, home )

Rob
- 385 days ago - gizmag.com
Nashville, Tennessee based firm New Frontier Tiny Homes looked to Scandinavia for inspiration when designing its recently completed Riverside tiny house.
What If We Redesigned the Grid From Nothing? By Stephen Lacey June 30, 2016
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, protection, greenproducts, energy, CO2emissions )

Ruth
- 390 days ago - greentechmedia.com
'What would the electric grid look like if we redesigned it from scratch using today's vast array of new technologies and rate designs? Would utilities, regulators and distributed energy providers agree on the design?' NO GRID, WE CAN DO THAT AGAIN !
 

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