I built my passive solar straw bale house with earthen plasters in 2000 for $50K (will most likely cost more today, depending on many factors). This is an overview of the house; it is extremely energy-efficient. My electric bills are about $40 per month.
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NJRenewableEnergy.com www.youtube.com The term passive house (Passivhaus in German) refers to the rigorous, voluntary, Passivhaus standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling. A similar standard, MINERGIE-P, is used in Switzerland. The standard is not confined to residential properties; several office buildings, schools, kindergartens and a supermarket have also been constructed to the standard. Passive design is not an attachment or supplement to architectural design, but a design process that is integrated with architectural design. Although it is mostly applied to new [More]
www.icologygroup.com Watch as we build an I Home in less than a day for a family in need in Rosarito, Mexico using a volunteer friendly DIY self assembly kit from Icology Group. Then join us as we work to provide quality, affordable and ecologically sound housing to those most in need.
KQED’s Rob Schmitz films the inside of a Sekisui House factory in Japan and gets a close to a machine that punches holes through steel beams. The prefabricated homes built here have more than a hundred thousand factory-built parts. They’re actually more durable than your average site-built Japanese home. Prefab homes make up about 15% of the housing stock in Japan.
Modular construction of AARobins Architects-designed home in Tofino, BC. Modules are prefabricated in Port Kells at Preform Construction. Units are shipped with varying degrees of finishing depending on exposure and components. www.preformconstruction.com
sixpackinsanity.com gives you the 10 minute Home Abs Workout Routine – Get Six Pack Abs Six Pack Insanity T-Shirts and Apparel -http The workout has been designed to specifically work on the abdominal area. It can be done by anyone who exercises regularly, both men and women. There are no particular requirements for this module; you just need to know how to properly perform the exercises involved. PROGRAM Perform this workout every second day (eg Mon-Wed-Fri) for at least two weeks. Then you’ll be ready to perform the next level of this workout. Good Luck to get six pack! HOW [More]
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To get your FREE LOOP aircraft magazine for the iPAD click the link itunes.apple.com Owner, Dave Stephens was so enamoured with the P51 Mustang, the American WW2 icon that he decided to build his own of sorts, turning an intimidating pile of parts for a Titan T51 Mustang kit into a flying aircraft in impressive time doubly so, since it was his first kitbuild. For more go to www.looptv.aero
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