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Green Architecture and Green Building

Homewood Greenhouse

Powered, exclusively by energy from the sun through a revolutionary DC micro grid, the Homewood solar-powered greenhouse in Pittsburgh requires no supplementary heat, energy, or water.  ©2016 EcoCraft Homes

Solar Off-Grid Greenhouse (Pittsburgh)

In the economically distressed Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh sits a new greenhouse that is mere feet from city utilities infrastructure, but there are no city utility connections in this building. Powered exclusively by energy from the sun ...more

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Window Overhang Design Tool

This tool provides visual feedback about the performance of a horizontal window overhang. The development and maintenance of Overhang Design is ...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

CoDePro -- Flat Plate Collector Design Program

Design your own solar collector and compute the efficiency curves in various conditions. You can also compare these curves to experimental ...more

National Climatic Data Center (USA)

NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data. NCDC produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all ...more

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Vegetable Gardens for Kids

By Growing Raw

The best vegetable gardens for kids provide healthy snacks while kids are on the go, as well as opportunities to ...more

Modern Off-Grid Living Blog

Henrik Rosendahl is a serial high-tech entrepreneur living in Napa Valley north of San Francisco, California. He designed and built Napa ...more


EcoDistricts is a non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon, USA, advancing a model of urban regeneration and community development rooted ...more

Finca Rosa Blanca Eco Resort (Costa Rica)

Finca Rosa Blanca is an ecological coffee plantation resort in Costa Rica where they use the power of the sun, natural wastewater treatment, ...more

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