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Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...renewable energy generators will stop climate change, and yes, we agree that it will take more than that. What devices such as this do is create an awareness of...

Drumi the foot pedalled washing machine that makes laundry off-grid oh
Renewable energy

This foot pedalled washing machine doesn't need electricity and uses very little water.

...Energy Star machine can cut water usage to about 49 litres per load and significantly cut energy usage, but this, the Drumi, will not only wash your clothes wit...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...energy bill of such a building. Skyscrapers are notorious energy hogs as they seem if anything to be designed to shed heat in the winter rather than hold it. ...

Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...energy home on a budget here , or find out all about Passive House certification & design in North America here - from The EcoHome Green Building Guides ... ...

Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

All about off-grid power generation

...energy and solar power, so this provided just the impetus that I needed to pursue an off-grid home. I'll list the vital statistics of our system first, and then...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...energy efficiency and renewable/low-carbon energy supplies. "Every building is designed for a specific range of conditions, such as peak temperature, storm su...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...energy as the entire surface area is a black collector. So, in the absence of other factors, a flat plate will produce more energy than an evacuated tube design...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...homes are more affordable and eco-friendly that large homes, but are tiny homes on wheels green? Read here to find out if Tiny Houses are good for the environme...

The Otis mobile tiny house
Tiny house

The Tiny House Movement may have gotten tinier with the arrival of Otis

...Renewable Energy and Ecological Design (REED) class built a custom-designed tiny house, a 96-square-foot structure with a sleeping loft “upstairs” and a 300-wat...

Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

...homes for the future, with the hope of drastically reducing the amount of energy that it takes to both build and run a home. This experimentation really was nec...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

...renewable energy targets, but also engage manufacturers to reduce the environmental footprint of building materials and products.“ Among the most notable proj...