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Municipal and State governments provide various grants and tax incentives strengthening the argument of 'Going Green'. Energy efficiency significantly affects the bottom line.

Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds

I'm a Passive House enthusiast. I'm involved in this great movement to create highly energy efficient buildings that use 80 to 90% less energy. But how? I get asked often what a Passive House is. This is the low down in 90 seconds.

ime to introduce the 'Rocket Stove', an ingenious beast that consumes all manner of awkward bits of wood converting them efficiently in to heat that winds its way through a cob bench that can keep you warm until the next day. This beauty, to start the collection, is a deluxe model by Juured (meaning 'Roots') in Estonia []. You can watch an introduction to the Rocket (mass heater) Stove from Dancing Rabbit ecoVillage here:

Introduction to Permaculture, Bill Mollison. Permaculture works with nature to make a better world for all. By observing the natural world we can see a set of principles at work. Permaculture design uses these principles to develop integrated systems that provide for our needs of food, shelter, energy and community in ways that are healthy and efficient.

25 Vertical Landscaping Ideas Adding Spectacular Centerpieces to Backyard Designs

25 Vertical Landscaping Ideas Adding Spectacular Centerpieces to Backyard…

Introduction: 1.These energy-efficient, low-maintenance solar lights add a charming, decorative glow to your driveway, patio, or flowerbeds. 2.They are a must-have for everyone’s garden. Simple assembly is required. 3.The solar panels convert sunlight into electricity during day time...