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Building an Earth Bag House: The Pros and Cons

Building an Earth Bag House: The Pros and Cons

In this blog, we will look at the earth bag house and consider the pros and cons versus other methods of creating high mass walls. It seems that the newest “thing” in the world of green architecture is the Earth Bag house. Indeed, Google indicates that “Earth Bag...
What is a Net Plus home?

What is a Net Plus home?

A Net-Plus home or building is one that produces more energy than it consumes. This means that the excess energy can be returned to the grid.  This usually is accomplished through a line-tie system that connects the home’s photovoltaic system with the community grid....


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