David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet | Official Trailer | Netflix
In this unique feature documentary, titled David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, the celebrated naturalist reflects upon both the defining moments of his...
Solar Air Conditioning
This goes back to something the Romans actually did. It is called a solar chimney. It turns out that the soil about 5 feet underground remains a constant temperature year round. For instance, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island it is about 52 F year round. We don't really need air conditioning though. But a lot of furnaces bring in fresh air, so why not preheat that air from 30 F up to 52 F? So, we could use part of this system as well. With the solar chimney, the sun heats the air in a…
ICF Insulated Concrete Forms
ICF Insulating Concrete Forms are formwork for concrete that stays in place as permanent building insulation for energy-efficient, cast-in-place, reinforced concrete walls, floors, and roofs.
Renewable Energy Engineering (Paperback)
This book provides a quantitative yet accessible overview of renewable energy engineering practice including wind, hydro, solar, ocean and bioenergy. This book provides a quantitative yet accessible overview of renewable energy engineering practice and the technologies that will transform our energy supply system over the coming years. Covering wind, hydro, solar thermal, photovoltaic, ocean and bioenergy, the text is suitable for engineering undergraduates as well as graduate students from…
Off Grid House Plans [2021 Update]
Dreaming of your own Off Grid Home? Check out these great options to start you search! Learn key features of Off Grid Homes that are a must have!
Build With SIPs - DIY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Is this the building technology of the future? Here’s why structural insulated panels are a great option for building sturdy, energy-efficient houses.
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Tesla's next factory is going to be in Austin, Texas, and it's going to happen quickly - Electrek
A source familiar with the matter told Electrek that Tesla has chosen Austin, Texas, for its next factory, and it’s going to happen quickly. The race to secure Tesla’s next factory is apparently over. According to a reliable source familiar with the matter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set on bringing the next Tesla Gigafactory, […]
Rainwater Harvesting: System Planning
This manual was created to help contractors, consultants, land owners, and others plan rainwater harvesting systems. It addresses catchments that are less than 50,000 square feet and can store less than 100,000 gallons. It covers all aspects of planning, installing, operating and maintaining such systems, as well as the distribution of water for landscapes, pets, wildlife, livestock, and private potable and nonpotable in-home rainwater systems. This 2012 edition contains a chapter on cold…
Gardening for Climate Change: Learn About Strategic Planting to Save Energy
Find out how to strategically plant trees and shrubs around your home to keep it warm in the winter and cool in the summer!
Tesla Pickup Truck Concept by Emre Husmen - Cars show
Emre Husmen an designer from Instambul made this Tesla pickup truck concept which will eventually be named the ‘model P’. The design is very futuristic...
Tesla Pickup Truck Concept
Tesla is gearing up to introduce its pickup later this year. The company has teased concepts before, but designer Emre Husmen has a vision that we can only hope is exactly what the truck looks like when it's revealed to...
Tesla ya se prepara para un futuro cercano sin suficientes minerales para hacer baterías, según Reuters
Este suele ser uno de los temas tabú de Tesla. Pese a ser uno de los grandes actores del futuro de la industria de los metales, la compañía fundada por Elon...