Green technology / Guides

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

Standard solar panels are rigid, relatively heavy and fragile. A new product on the market called Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV) from mPower Technol...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Technology in the Three Belgravia Green Homes: Advanced wall systems: Different wall systems combined with various technologies are being used to demonstr...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries combines solar power generation & battery free power storage The forever-changing landscape of the green home building industry sees ideas come and...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house and use of natural material create a unique changing ambience throughout the course of a day. The flat roof design allows for a green roof or the ins...

Suzlon's LEED Platinum wind power living laboratory in India
Lifestyle and environment

Green Building is accelerating around the world

...Green Building Council and the U.S. Green Building Council, partnered to launch a study to help understand the trends in world green building today and how they...

Grey water and heat recovery shower

EcoVéa: recycled and cleaned shower water sooner, and hard to imagine why we would build a shower any other way now that it's available. After taking a moment to visualize the amount of the...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop roof when needed for food production. So I’m still glad I did it, but this new Hydraloop technology is light years ahead of what I had to build because th...

Solar panel reflectors
Solar photovoltaic

Using reflectors to increase the yield of solar panels

...Technology University, recently published an article in Green Building Advisor that demonstrates the results of his research on this. Working in conjunction wit...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...Green Home Guide, City of Edmonton) Demolition waste management: Prior to demolition of the old home, the following items were salvaged: windows and doors, ha...

How solar panels work
Solar photovoltaic

All about solar panels - the different options and how they work, then this article is for you. We’ve outlined some of the basics of residential solar power today and how this technology is being applied throughout...