In their new book, Time to Eat the Dog: The real guide to sustainable living, Robert and Brenda Vale explain that dogs and cats eat a lot of protein, and our agricultural practices have a big impact on the environment. … Continued
……………………….. Well, one wall anyway. Yesterday Ian and Mario from Lime Technologies came out in the rain to help us install some Hemcrete, starting the first home in the United States to be built with the product. The rest will … Continued
Click here to view the entire Nauhaus Prototype Construction Chronology. We were excited to have Ian Pritchett and Mario Machnicki from Lime Technology, makers of Hemcrete, come by to check out our building for the first time. We had some … Continued
Thwart the Diabolical Extraterrestrials: Buy Local Paint
This is the tenth in a series of articles for the New Life Journal.
By: Clarke Snell
Today, the folks from Asheville Green Opportunities came to help out. In the meantime, Matt and his crew started putting up rafters. Click here to view the entire Nauhaus Prototype Construction Chronology.
Today, Matt and his crew finished the framing up to the loft. Click here to view the entire Nauhaus Prototype Construction Chronology.
National Snow and Ice Data Center:
Today the framing of the second floor began, and measures were taken to provide proper drainage from the building. Click here to view the entire Nauhaus Prototype Construction Chronology.
Since there are no moving parts, PV doesn’t require any maintenance except cleaning the glass. The photovoltaic collector doesn’t fail. If a panel fails it’s usually because a solder joint connecting the cells fails. Most manufactures warranty their panels for … Continued
These Thermeleon tiles are white when it’s hot and black when it’s not. When they’re white they only absorb 20% of incident sunlight, but when they’re black they can capture 70% of it. They use a polymer suspended in water … Continued