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Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...energy performance and total carbon footprint on this page here - Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close There have been Legalett...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

How do I build or buy a salt battery for my home?

I have solar installed on the roof but need to build storage and I would like to use a salt battery.

Posted by Sakthi N Dec. 26, 2020, 9:02 p.m. Renewable energy 0 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...energy options. We have an Energy Advisor helping us. Initially, we considered in-floor heating in the basement and pellet stove on the main floor. The house is...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Where can I find salt water batteries?

Im about to put in a solar systerm for my house. I am very interested in the company you spoke about. Thanks! Shelley The arrival of saltwater home solar batte...

Posted by S Conrad June 23, 2020, 9:52 p.m. Renewable energy 3 Responses

Will a wind turbine work on the outside of an RV while on the freeway?

...energy you generate would be as much as the added gas you use because of the increased drag, so the smart money would be on a net loss of energy. It amounts to ...

Posted by magnuSong July 16, 2021, 4:26 a.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?

I will probably build a solar panel with layers of black screen. My question is, I have a patio door with a thermal pane in it. Could this be used for the glas...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

How much does a Tesla roof cost?

Can you send me info on a Tesla roof? What is the cost and time frame for install? I am in Erin, Ontario Canada The price for a Tesla Solar roof tiles in Canad...

Posted by Anthea Larke June 18, 2019, 7:45 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

What is the best way to renovate and make a self sustaining eco friendly family house?

...renewable energy so as long as your heating system and water heater are powered with electricity you will already be powering your home with clean energy. For f...

Posted by Emmanuel Sylvestre Aug. 31, 2020, 8:15 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What are solar battery storage alternatives?

Hi guys, I came across a Canadian company with a zinc oxide battery storage. They did 40 kW project in BC. Would it be a viable option for an off grid project?...

Posted by Sasha Nazarchuk Sept. 21, 2020, 1:13 p.m. Renewable energy 3 Responses

Are saltwater home batteries availability in the USA?

I would like to replace my marine type battery bank with saltwater batteries to increase my electric storage capacity, where can I find one? Saltwater home bat...

Posted by David Meckes April 11, 2020, 5:13 p.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

What would a saltwater home battery bank be for solar applications with a fridge?

Would it be able to run big appliances like a fridge for a couple weeks? The fridge optimization and continual running is essential to our plans for living off...

Posted by Jordon Morishita June 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

What is the best solar water heating system?

I live in NM where the temperature gets below freezing in winter and around 100 degrees in summer. In my small mechanical room I have a propane boiler and an i...

Posted by Geri Rhodes July 6, 2018, 3:35 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

What is better for a small slab on grade foundation: water (glycol) or electrical radiant heat?

...renewable energy in your area like some States and Canadian provinces (like Quebec for example) the best choice would be electric, whether than is electric wire...

Posted by Mark Dixon July 7, 2020, 2:56 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses