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Earthship Biotecture with PVs

The high-density Greater World Gravel Pit Reclamation Project is an Earthship Biotecture community located within the world's largest off-grid legal subdivision in New Mexico, USA.  ©2012 Jonah Reynolds




Earthships Dig Their Heels Into the Hillside

An Earthship is a type of passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials. Designed and marketed by Earthship Biotecture of Taos, NM, the homes are primarily constructed to work autonomously and are generally made of earth-filled tires, ...more


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Solar Calculator (USA)

Use our solar power calculator to estimate the cost and size of a solar energy project in your area. This should only be used as a rough estimate, ...more


Build It Solar

This website provides a selection of references and analysis tools for solar design - books, websites, publications and information on solar ...more


HEED Free Software (USA)

See how much energy and money you can save by making various design or remodeling changes to your home with this new easy-to-use program. You can ...more


PV WATTS Calculator v 1.0

PVWATTS calculates electrical energy produced by a grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy ...more


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Compost Calculator

All materials that you are likely to put into your compost pile have some nitrogen and some carbon in them. For your compost to heat up properly ...more


Green Streets Calculator

This calculator provides a way for you to see the positive contribution concrete pavements can make as part of a “Green Streets” ...more


Embodied Energy Calculator

The MTWAS embodied energy calculator is based on the "Concept Model" presented in the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation report, ASSESSING ...more


World Evapotranspiration Web Viewer

Evapotranspiration is one of the dominant forces driving our climate: 61% of rainfall is lost to evapotranspiration before reaching the ocean, and ...more


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