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An Efficient Off-Grid Solar Electricity System

An Efficient Off-Grid Solar Electricity System

The freedoms of living off-the-grid can be rewarding as well as comfortable. This article focuses on the electrical and active solar systems that augment the efficiency…

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An Optimally Efficient Off-Grid Passive and Active Solar Home

An Optimally Efficient Off-Grid Passive and Active Solar Home

This off-grid, owner-designed and built house is one of the most impressive passive and active solar combinations I’ve seen. Located at an elevation of 9,000 feet…

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Delectable Resourceful Efficiencies

Delectable Resourceful Efficiencies

We all do it. Eating is a basic (and pleasurable) function of all living things.

When the production of food is prepared and consumed on a massive scale…

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A Passive Solar Straw Bale Home

A Passive Solar Straw Bale Home

This passive solar straw bale house is situated in one of the coldest places in the nation. Gunnison, Colorado, ranks within the top 5 cities with the average coldest temperatures in the United States, yet the insulating properties of the straw bales make this an efficient and comfortable passive solar home.  An amazing aspect of [...]

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Eating Scrumptiously Toward Sustainability

Sustainability and Efficiency at Western State College’s Rare Air Cafe – We all do it. Eating is a basic (and pleasurable) function of all living things. When the production of food is prepared and consumed on a massive scale, as in cafeterias, the amount of potential waste can increase exponentially. Using a streamlined approach to [...]

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