Andra Robinson

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Solar-powered forever home is a modern take on the rustic farmhouse

‘Waste not want not’ seems to be a motto of Horseshoe Residence, a modern solar-powered farmhouse built with reclaimed materials in North Carolina. …

Off-grid

Seeing Red on a Green Property Appraisal — Part 1

<i>[Editor's note: Roger and Lynn Normand are building a Passivhaus in Maine. This is the 15th article in a series that will follow their project from</i> …

Architects create exquisite home addition out of reclaimed barn wood and local stone

Montana-based JLF Architects recently updated a gorgeous home in Jackson Hole with a spacious addition built out of reclaimed barn wood and local …

SunPower's new solar shingles are 15% more efficient than conventional photovoltaics

SunPower has achieved a 15 percent efficiency increase in its panels in part by incorporating a novel design: solar shingles. For only $9 in …

Clean Energy

Beyond Passive House: The Nature Connection | Tom Bassett-Dilley | TEDxRushU

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Green Living

Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.

From a stylish sink that is designed to accommodate a wheelchair to the floor that has no barrier to prevent rolling in to the shower, creating a …

Passive Erpingham House in Australia is affordable, light-filled and easily replicable

Passive design gets more exciting by the day. This prototypical home is lightweight, affordable and easily replicated to suit a variety of climates …

Passive Solar Design From a Passive House Perspective

Good air-sealing practices, as well as ample insulation, are keys to developing an energy-efficient building envelope.<p>Spray-foam offers good …