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by / on December 22, 2012 at 6:00 am

Windows, glass walls can generate electricity – Have a look at the future

Reprinted from DAILY NEWS Nov 13, 2012 11:13 AM According to a nano-energy expert who spoke in Toronto last week, in the future the glass walls on our buildings could be generating the energy we need to run those buildings, while “e-boxes” would enable us to transmit that power wirelessly from building […]

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by / on December 20, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Randy Bachman builds with rammed earth on Saltspring

Guess Who’s building green on Saltspring Island   Guess Who lead guitarist Randy Bachman and his wife Denise invite David Suzuki to come along on their voyage of discovery Building a rammed-earth wall involves compressing a damp mixture of earth that has suitable proportions of sand, gravel and clay (sometimes with an added stabilizer) into an externally […]

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by / on December 17, 2012 at 9:06 pm

Building smart efficient homes in Edmonton

E4 The house as mini-power plant – Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold – Green Energy Futures   Building Smart Homes in Edmonton, AB, Canada This informative short brings us to Edmonton where Les Wold builds green energy homes. Les gives an enthusiastic overview of his current project. He is […]

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by / on December 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm

The Moore House – A pueblo inspired themed house

Inspired by the architecture of the Pueblo Indians, the Moore house was designed by Doerr Architecture to create more energy than it uses, a net-zero energy home. Mike and Ann Moore had property at an elevation of almost 8000 feet in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and wanted a 3500 […]

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