Rainwater harvesting / Guides

Reduce water consumption with residential gray water recycling systems
Plumbing and water heaters

Gray water recycling

...Rainwater recovery and irrigation Future-proof building techniques for a changing climate Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...Rainwater is collected, stored in large plastic cisterns and filtered for residential use; waste water is treated on site and used for growing food. The south-facing wall is all windows and acts as a heat collector and greenhouse where food is produced all year. That's all great stuff and it seems to work fine in...