Posts tagged: HVAC

The Secrets of a Super-Green Home in Oregon, Revealed

By: Patrick Sisson The Karuna House in Newberg, Oregon, may offer a stunning view of nearby vineyards, but the most idyllic aspect of this high-tech residence may be due to what’s hidden within its walls. The second home of Eric Lemelson, a local developer and environmental advocate, the building is so well-insulated, all of its […]

Monday October 12th, 2015 in , , , | No Comments »

Vancouver commits to run on 100% renewable energy

Canadian city of 600,000 people is the latest to announce it will use only green energy for electricity, transportation, heating and air conditioning within 20 years By: Stephen Leahy Vancouver has become the latest city to commit to running on 100% renewable energy. The city of 600,000 on Canada’s west coast aims to use only […]

Wednesday April 29th, 2015 in , , , , | No Comments »

Affordable, Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Via Partnership

Affordable, Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Via Partnership Between SolarCity And Carrier (via Clean Technica) Affordable, solar-powered air conditioning may soon become something that is far more common, thanks to a new partnership between SolarCity and one of the largest heating and air-conditioning solutions corporations in the world — Carrier. The goal… Tweet

10 Predictions for Rooftop Solar Power in 2014

Barry Cinnamon provides a forecast into the fate of rooftop solar in the coming year.   1. Net metering will win in big solar states and lose in small solar states. The efforts of SEIA, Vote Solar and others make a tremendous difference — but the biggest factor is voters who want more solar. As […]

The Path To A Net-Zero Water Building Using Reclamation Strategy Steps

Water harvesting is no different than renewable energy – opportunities abound in buildings to capture a free resource and turn it into an economical solution. The key is to have the right systems in place. But what if the only water you could use had to be collected solely from rainstorms and recycled from your […]