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7/6/2015
One of the largest energy expenses in a typical home is its water heater. Here are some ways to assess the efficiency of your water heater and decide whether a replacement is needed and if so, what type it should be.
12/3/2014
How to build a small and super-efficient masonry heater out of fire bricks.
11/21/2013
Although forced air is the most common form of home heat in North America it is far from ideal. This article explains why Building Biology regards the masonry heater as the ultimate heating system for health, comfort and ecology.
6/11/2013
One of the easiest ways to bask and rejoice in the gifts of nature is to make and use a solar wall heater.
2/6/2013
Talking about carrying in the red roofing tin the old fashioned way due to a broken golf cart and some very muddy conditions. The refrigerator root cellar continues to prove itself as an experiment that seems to be working so far.
9/28/2012
Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center in Taylor, Arizona celebrates national homesteading month with a display of solar ingenuity.
2/17/2012
A brief description of our experience with a masonry heater.
12/9/2010
Simran Sethi explains her bathroom-remodel goals to conserve water.
10/8/2010
Adjusting the timing of your water heater could help you increase energy savings.
8/30/2010
The tankless water heater new design adheres to our corporate philosophy of practicing the Three Rs; of Reduce, Recycle and Reuse.
8/24/2010
Weatherization Program Nearly Doubles Payback in One Easy Step with GE's new GeoSpring™ Hybrid Water Heater
7/7/2010
The GeoSpring hybrid water heater from GE continues its impressive run of firsts.
6/6/2010
From switching out light bulbs to bundling up your water heater, environmental journalist, Simran Sethi, shares some simple and stress-free tips on how to save energy in your home.
8/19/2009
You can use a solar hot-air collector to heat your home with renewable energy. Here’s more about how they work.
8/10/2009
You can use the power of the sun to heat water for your home using manufactured solar hot water systems or one you build yourself.
7/15/2008
Cleaning up an old water heater just requires two simple tools.
7/8/2008
Heating water with the sun is no longer an option on the Hawaiian islands. A bill was passed in Hawaii that requires all new homes to install a solar water heater in order to receive a building permit.
1/24/2008
There are many different ways to bring solar power into your home. Here's a quick overview of the different ways people use solar energy, with links to related articles and plans.




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