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Solar Architecture and Green Building


Desalination Solar Structure Rendering

The Teatro Agua Solar Desalination Plant is proposed by Grimshaw Architects for Canary Islands in Spain. It has a series of evaporators and condensers, using the heat of the sun to produce potable water from seawater. The design incorporates a desalination method with a publicly accessible venue for the performing arts.  ©2011 Grimshaw Architects




Desalination Using the Power of the Sun

Solar desalination is a technique to remove salts from water - usually seawater - using solar energy to make the water potable. Desalination has become important in supplying the world’s drinking water; In the middle of the 20th century, there ...more


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Sun Position Calculator

This tool calculates an array of solar angle data that can be copied into spreadsheets and other documents. from Sustainable by Design

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Home Heat Loss Calculator (USA)

This calculator will provide an estimate of the heat loss for your home. It estimates the following: - The maximum heat loss in BTU/hr for a ...more


Environmental Impact Estimator for Buildings from Athena

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


Window Heat Gain Calculator

This tool calculates the solar heat gain through vertical windows in temperate latitudes. From Sustainable by Design
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Saving Energy at Home 2018

Saving energy saves money and makes solar or any power go farther! Vivint Solar provides these tips for being more efficient in using energy at ...more


Sustainable Business (USA)

Sustainable Business is a website resource that provides the following services toward a restorative economy: Daily Green Business News: concise ...more


Auckland Rooftop Solar Resources (New Zealand)

1) An average Auckland household consumes about 7000 kWh of electricity a year - what's your consumption?

2) Find your roof and click on ...more


Building Energy (Vermont, USA)

Building Energy is a solar, weatherization and energy efficiency construction company based out of Williston, Vermont, USA.

For commercial ...more


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