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Solar to air and other ways of heating the inner sanctuary of our homes

UltraTouch Recycled Denim Insulation. Denim's a more frequent guest in our clothing category, with the occasional cameo as an iPod pita.

UltraTouch Recycled Denim Insulation

But recycled denim is typecast no more: Bonded Logic's UltraTouch Natural Fiber Insulation is made from 85% post-industrial cotton fiber. That means they aren't digging your old jeans out of the landfill; instead, they're taking scraps from the manufacturer. Homemade Waste Oil Burner Heater for Daily Use DIY. Evacuated Solar Tube Implosion Solar Water Heater Thermal Storage. How to make Chimney-Jet alcohol stove. Dimensions of rocket stove with cast riser. Part 5 rocket stove cast riser findings changes. ThermaCork — Small Planet Supply. Small Planet Supply is the exclusive stocking distributor of Thermacork for the Western United States and Canada.

ThermaCork — Small Planet Supply

A full range of sizes and types are maintained in our Tumwater, WA facility. We stock 1", 1-1/2", 2", 3" thick standard and Facade/Decorative Grade panels. Thicknesses up to 12" are available for planned projects. For Passive House or other low energy projects, thickness of 4" and 6" can be achieved in a single layer with a shiplap cut. With one layer and one trip around the building, the shiplap cut can be an economical alternative to other rigid insulation boards that require multiple layers to achieve the same value. Cork insulation will drastically reduce energy consumption, and its energy saving qualities will last decades, far longer than most choices. Can a gorgeous award-winning Japanese wood stove be called green? Wood stoves are a hot topic on TreeHugger; readers were incensed when we covered a very green house in the country that had one, and were not particularly happy with the post I wrote in response.

Can a gorgeous award-winning Japanese wood stove be called green?

So it is with some trepidation that we show this very interesting stove from Japan that just won a Japan Good Design Award. © AGNI Hutte via Designboom The designer of the AGNI Hutte stove tells Designboom that “the use of wooden stoves is preferable to other gas heating equipment during earthquakes, typhoons, or other natural disasters.” The Sun Lizard - Solar Air Conditioning. Asks an Australian if they've been busy or not, and they might reply, "Mate, I've been flat out.

The Sun Lizard - Solar Air Conditioning

Like a lizard drink'n. " Colin Gillam, CEO of Alternative Fuels and Energy may well give just such an answer regarding his Sun Lizard solar heating/cooling project. Especially as he has been working on it for the past 16 years. His persistence finally paid off when last month he was scored both the judge's vote, and the people's choice vote on the ABC New Inventors TV show. In basic terms the Sun Lizard harnesses the sun to heat and cool a house. Municipal libraries are already using the designs. THIS WOOD STOVE MAKES ENOUGH ELECTRICITY TO POWER A SMALL HOME. The Kimberly Wood Stove™ Build a Simple Solar Air Heater - Renewable Energy.

Solar Heater. Modern Fireplace Designs. Solar Heater. DIY Solar Air Heating Collectors: Pop Can vs Screen Absorbers. Search The Renewable Energy site for Do-It-Yourselfers.

DIY Solar Air Heating Collectors: Pop Can vs Screen Absorbers

How to make a Thermal Peltier Fan (Better than EcoFan) Wood Burning Electricity Generating Stove INDIGIRKA-2. During the process burning the stove generates the direct current of 12 volts and power not less than 60 watts, which is transferred to the control block and then to the external clamp outlets.

Wood Burning Electricity Generating Stove INDIGIRKA-2

The electricity generators enter stable operation mode 12 – 15 minutes after fire starts. Generators supply enough energy to light 2-3 energy-efficient bulbs, charge notebooks, cells, tablets, cameras, watch a portable TV or listen to radio, and so on. It’s not very much – but in emergency situations it will allow you to operate vital and lifesaving devices, and use ordinary wood, pellets, charcoal as fuel. You may want to keep it safe in your backyard, just for a case. The small weight and dimensions allow transportation of the stove and installation in any accessible place. The Jean Pain Way - PermacultureNews.org. In the book Another Kind of Garden, the methods of Jean Pain are revealed.

The Jean Pain Way - PermacultureNews.org

He spent his entire short-lived life studying brush land and forest protection, specifically fire prevention, alongside his wife Ida. These studies led to an enormous amount of practical knowledge for composting, heating water, as well as harvesting methane, all of which are by-products of maintaining a forest or brush land with fire prevention techniques. While this knowledge is applicable in many instances, it is worth remembering that the root of all of this knowledge lies in forest preservation.

All of the activities described below are by-products of that process. The book goes into detail with the economics of such an operation. Kimberly™ & Katydid™ Wood Stoves. Rocket stove mass heater. Sizzling Solar Systems. SolaMate - Next Generation Solar Air Heating and Cooling for your Home. Stovepipe water heater. Brilliant Newfoundlander Invents the Solution! SOLAR HOT WATER with black garden hose Pondmaster 1200 gph. Building a Water Heating Solar Panel.wmv. DIY Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) Plans. Search The Renewable Energy site for Do-It-Yourselfers DIY HRV Plans This is an article that was published in the 80's and provides good detail on building a Heat Recovery Ventilator from Coroplast sheets.

DIY Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) Plans