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Solar Architecture and Green Building


Tani Creek Farm Olympic Mountains

In the shadow of the Olympic Mountains, Tani Creek Farm rests on Bainbridge Island as a biodynamic paradise that uses photovoltaics for most of its electricity.




Tani Creek Farm Grows Plants, Power near Seattle

By Robin Rogers - Tani Creek Farm in the Pacific Northwest uses sunlight for more than just growing vegetables. In the misty hills of Bainbridge Island, across Puget Sound from Seattle, Washington, a 25-acre biodynamic farm uses solar power for all ...more


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Parasol (Sweden)

ParaSol is a user-friendly energy simulation tool for comparison of energy demand, and peak loads for heating / cooling for different glazing and ...more


EcoCalculator for Buildings from the Athena Instit

In North America, the ATHENA® Impact Estimator for buildings is the only software tool that evaluates whole buildings and assemblies based on ...more


R-Values Table for Materials

Chart of all materials types, their thickness and R-value

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SolaCalc (UK)

Simulates passive solar houses by calculating heat losses and solar gains in residential buildings, using interlinked worksheets and very ...more


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Build News

Published monthly, Build endeavours to bring you the latest need-to-know content and updates from across the global construction and property ...more


Renewable Envoy (Nevada, USA)

Renewable Envoy is an ignitable force and social movement to utilize renewable energy for public art in Southern Nevada. As the geothermal, solar ...more


Sun Day Solar (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA)

SunDaySolar, an Entero Energy company, is located in Charlottesville VA, and has been installing and maintaining solar thermal and solar ...more


Green + Productive Workplaces Online Tool (Fee-Based)

Green + Productive Workplace is an online tool that assess office design elements that balance sustainability with employee wellness, comfort and ...more


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