16 Feb '13, 6am

Is there an electric system that can heat water for radiant floor heat, domestic hot water and air condi... #green

I am constructing a new 1000 sq.ft single story with 6' crawl space. Two bedroom, 1 1/2 bath cottage. I would like to have electric solar panels on the roof to offset 90 - 95% of the load. Does this sound doable? I have unobstructed S SE exposure and can fit approx. 20 panels on the roof. This is on Long Island New York

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Ventive S passive heat recovery ventialtion sys...

greenspec.co.uk 16 Feb '13, 9am

'Ventive S is designed to fit into existing chimney stacks, replacing the chimney pot with a cowl and cassette that featur...

Thinking tankless? Here is some great reading on the subject of tankless water heaters!

Thinking tankless? Here is some great reading o...

greenbuildingelements.com 16 Feb '13, 6pm

Instantaneous hot water means it will be hot at the outlet of the water heater right away, not necessarily at your tap. If...

Hubble Heat Pump Water Heater vs other Heat Pum...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 10 Feb '13, 3pm

I recently came across the web site for Hubble Water Heaters of New England. They offer a Hubble PBX heat pump water heate...

#Ecobuild Blog - Could domestic rainwater harve...

ecobuild.co.uk 13 Feb '13, 10am

Could domestic rainwater harvesting become a sustainable solution for the UK’s water problems? Wednesday, 13 February 2013...

How I Cut My Energy Bill for Water Heating by 76% - a new blog post from energy auditor Scott Grieves. #efficiency

How I Cut My Energy Bill for Water Heating by 7...

greenhomeguide.com 14 Feb '13, 11pm

Solar thermal : The best on energy factor however didn’t meet our budget and had to be installed on the south side of our ...

Can I heat-harvest my cathedral ceiling interna...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 09 Feb '13, 7pm

I have an unventilated cathedral ceiling, insulated with 7 cms of rigid foam. I have tested it and found a 1" airspace bet...

What to do about water?

jimseven.com 27 Feb '13, 8pm

Most people working on improving their water will use something like a Brita filter. These do remove unpleasant tastes and...

What are my options for a third floor mini-spli...

greenhomeguide.com 14 Feb '13, 1am

Mini-splits are an excellent solution for your needs but any mini-split system will require a hole through your wall . The...

Heat activated smart materials to debut in 2014 #Corvette. #automotive

Heat activated smart materials to debut in 2014...

eurekamagazine.co.uk 15 Feb '13, 11am

The sports car will be the first to utilise a specially developed shape memory alloy wire in place of a heavier motorised ...

OSU team demonstrates Coal-Direct Chemical Loop...

greencarcongress.com 11 Feb '13, 11am

OSU team demonstrates Coal-Direct Chemical Looping for more efficient and low carbon coal heat release 11 February 2013 An...

NBA Kicks: DeMar DeRozan, Rudy Gay Foamposite heat to Madison Square Garden #Featured

NBA Kicks: DeMar DeRozan, Rudy Gay Foamposite h...

kicksonfire.com 14 Feb '13, 7pm

When players make the pilgrimage to the self-proclaimed Mecca of Basketball, they have to bring their best. When they are ...

Floor to ceiling glass is not green.

Floor to ceiling glass is not green.

treehugger.com 11 Feb '13, 5pm

Cities like Toronto, New York or Chicago get cold in the winter and hot in the summer, yet almost every new condo and offi...

Can I upgrade my fireplaces to heat the whole h...

greenhomeguide.com 07 Feb '13, 8pm

You are correct; heating a house with an open fireplace is not the most efficient method of heating your home for the reas...

Drink water for brain power:

gorgeouslygreen.com 12 Feb '13, 11am

February 12th, 2013 by Sara Lynn Drink Water & Gain an Extra 20% of Brain Power? When the human body is dehydrated brain f...

Sika: #Submetering #water at the fixture level....

buildinggreen.com 10 Feb '13, 8pm

Product Review from Environmental Building News Sika: Submetering Water at the Fixture Level By Tristan Roberts A new prod...