David's Pedal Powered Prime Mover
Outperforms a Bike Generator! Build your own Pedal Power Generator and power your world with a zero-carbon workout. Recharge any device you own, lose weight and get into the best shape of your life.
Easy Generator to Home Hook Up
Easy Generator to Home Hook Up: A generator is a core component to many people's emergency preparedness plans. (Maybe you have a cool charcoal powered or a multi-fuel generator.) However many fail to think through how exactly they will power the items they want to run when the g…
The Umbrella Home: A Simple Underground House Design
“Umbrella home” is a new and innovating concept that can help you build a sustainable home and save a lot of money in the cold season. The name makes reference to earth-sheltered homes that use a new technique, by placing an insulating “umbrella” on top of the house. The “umbrella” is hidden in the earth […]
Infographics - Ecohabit - Stevens Solar Decathlon 2013
Check out these info graphics on the Eco Habit that will soon be our new Veteran's Resource Center! Infographics - Ecohabit - Stevens Solar Decathlon 2013
12 Awesome Books To Get You Off The Grid - Off-Grid
This fantastic collection of 12 Awesome Books To Get You Off The Grid provides tutorials on many aspects of the off-grid lifestyle - including building your own eco-home, harvesting water, generating your own power and growing your own food!
The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Image credit: Carrington …
Solar Water Heaters: A Primer - Off The Grid News
Hot water is one of the main “offenders” found each month hidden in your gas or electric bill. In fact, for most households, hot water is the second largest chunk of overall energy use. And it’s relatively easy to see why. Hot water is a luxury many of us aren’t willing give up, no matter ...