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Posted August 21, 2016 by

Maybe you’re looking to cut your energy use and invest in solar or wind power. Maybe you’re imagining what it would be like to keep backyard chickens, start composting your kitchen scraps or grow healthy food on your front lawn (or a year-round garden in your passive solar […]

Posted February 2, 2011 by

In Snowy Whistler, a House with No Furnace! Canada’s first Passivhaus points to the future of green building with wood. Second of three parts.http://thetyee.ca/News/2011/01/26/HouseWithNoFurnace/?utm_source=mondayheadlines&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=310111

Posted May 20, 2009 by

Part 2: Earthship Homes 101 (part 2) . Imagine building a home that produces all its own energy, most of the food you consume, requires no furnace even in a cold northern climate and still have a comfortable shirtsleeve temperature inside. That’s the promise of […]