Guide to Solar Water Heater Systems

www.ecowatch.com has published a Guide to Solar Water Heater Systems that is quite informative. Solar hot water heaters are split into two broad categories: passive and active. Active systems require circulating pumps and passive systems rely on gravity to move … Continue reading →

Students Build Net Zero House in Colorado

Gabriella “Gabi” Abello and Hannah Blake met as freshman roommates at the University of Colorado Boulder.  When they toured the Solar Decathlon showcase in Denver in 2017 they wondered why wasn’t CU involved? Nearly four years later, they led the … Continue reading →

A Natural Building Journey

Mother Earth News published a nice article written by Joe Silins about his journey as a natural builder and building his small straw bale guest house. The first paragraph reads: “Building my own straw bale guest house was the culmination … Continue reading →