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A Home in Beacon…and Ecovillages!

Want to build a cordwood, strawbale, cob, or earthship home? Check here first for info on how to build LEGALLY and SAFELY #naturalbuilding #cordwood #strawbale #earthship

Natural Homebuilding and The Code: A Quick-Start Guide For Owner-Builders

Want to build a cordwood, strawbale, cob, or earthship home? Check here first for info on how to build LEGALLY and SAFELY

30 Off The Grid And Self-Sustaining Earthship Homes http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/3f2t This home uses one of the world’s biggest waste problems as it’s basic building material. Can you guess what that is? The result is an incredibly strong, thermally stable home. It can also look fantastic as you can see here!:

30 Off The Grid And Self-Sustaining Earthship Homes Can you guess what that is? The result is an incredibly strong, thermally stable home. It also looks fantastic, as you can see here!

Sirius Community, small ecocillage in Massachusetts, timberframe greenhouse built onto the community center   | Sustainability Education Blog

Sirius Community, small ecovillage in Massachusetts, timberframe greenhouse built onto the community center

Solar power

Part of Eco village - unusual earthen roof home with large greenhouse/solarium feature.// quiero un invernadero.

From the Garlinghouse Small Home Plans With Big Home Design Features catalog of 1986, plan # 19863 is a cozy solar house that took top prize in a nationwide design contest. The dominant feature of this passive solar system is the 32-foot long greenhouse where the sun's heat is collected, stored and shared with the rest of the house, cutting energy bills in half. This house plan is still available for purchase from familyhomeplans.com, 27 years after being published in this catalog.

How to Freecycle and Repurpose Tutorials

a solar house. The dominant feature of this passive solar system is the long greenhouse where the sun's heat is collected, stored and shared with the rest of the house, cutting energy bills in half.

A passive solar greenhouse built from cob, light clay-straw and salvage materials.

A passive solar greenhouse built from cob, light clay-straw and salvage materials couples with other Earthship ideas to grow Fish, to fetilize plants & clean & reuse water.

How Energy Gets Used and Wasted in the Home

Buildings account for 50 percent of natural resources, 39 percent of total energy use and 12 percent of water consumption. Yet, so much of this waste.

Earthship: A Radically Sustainable Home Made Of Recycled Materials This is absolutely amazing! I want my house to be this way when I live on my own!!!

Earthship: A Radically Sustainable Home Made Of Recycled Materials

Earthship: A Radically Sustainable Home Made Of Recycled Materials This is absolutely amazing! I want my house to be this way when I live on my own!

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