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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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Degree Days Calculator for IPM (California)

This degree-day calculator has two branches. Run preset models that have been recommended by UC Cooperative Extension, or specify the thresholds ...more

Solar Noon Calculator Printable (Global)

The time of solar noon depends on the Equation of Time and on the difference in longitude between your location and the standard meridian of the ...more

Solar Radiation Data Manual for Buildings

This manual provides solar radiation and illuminance values for a horizontal window and four vertical windows (facing north, east, south, and ...more

Solar Water Heating Calculator

Use this calculator to explore the energy usage of your water heater, and to estimate whether a solar water heater could save you money.


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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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