Ekocenters Made of Shipping Containers Bringing Clean Water to Areas in Need

Ekocenters Made of Shipping Containers Bringing Clean Water to Areas in Need

jetsongreen.com 02 Sep '14, 4am

Ekocenters are off-the-grid, modularly designed stations, constructed out of standard 20-foot shipping containers. Each Ekocenter is equipped with a Slingshot water purification unit, a power source and a commercial space. The Slingshot units use vapor compression distillation technology, which can turn nearly any source of dirty water into safe drinking water. The technology was developed by DEKA R&D. The Ekocenters can also serve as a retail outlet and provide utilities, services and other commercial products aimed at people in need, though their main purpose is providing safe drinking water. However, the Ekocenters also help empower the...

Worldwide Water in 2050: Reducing Scarcity is Possible #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 02 Sep '14, 3am
Worldwide Water in 2050: Reducing Scarcity is Possible #greenbuilding

Agricultural water productivity could be improved in stressed basins where agriculture is commonly irrigated. Reducing the fraction of water-...

More Building Materials of the Future by @gbelements

The gap between material science and actual construction is very far and very wide. It can take decades to move a breakthrough in engineering...

More details about the first planned #passivhaus hospital from @PassivhausTrust

passivhaustrust.org.uk 01 Sep '14, 3pm

Hospitals are among the most energy-intensive of building types. Following new research published by the Passive House Institute on applying ...

Ted Lemon discusses overheating from south windows at his Passivhaus in Vermont.

greenbuildingadvisor.com 01 Sep '14, 10am
Ted Lemon discusses overheating from south windows at his Passivhaus in Vermont.

For the past two years, Ted Lemon and Andrea Lemon have been living in a single-family Passivhaus which they built in Brattleboro, Vermont. T...

Want to get to know more about the Built Green Conference? Check out conferen...

builtgreen.net 01 Sep '14, 5pm
Want to get to know more about the Built Green Conference? Check out conference after hours!

We would like to invite all our attendees and presenters to the reception right after the con...

I guess when it comes down to it, you're still just going to work:

greenrealestatelaw.com 01 Sep '14, 1pm

The results show that [non-environmental] factors statistically significantly influence the d...

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