“I’m going to stop making fun of crunchy, Birkenstock-wearing hippies driving their holier-than-thou Priuses and figure out how to retro-fit my bro’s 1984 VW vanagon for biofuel so I can drive cross country guilt-free.” - Ashley Ahearn

Rebuilding Solar Panels

If you make your own solar panels you will have to end up rebuilding the materials used to frame them every few years and if you build them yourself they are unlisted (UL), so they will not fall under compliance of the NEC code that helps prevents injury and fires. Image ...

Sponsor- Imagine : Predict the future app

March 4th 2015
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Tentsile Hammock

Tentsile is a hammock and a tent that can be suspended as a shelter or on the ground.
August 9th 2014
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Off Grid Urban Seattle Farm

Mithun created for the Living Building Challenge, this energy and water self-sufficient, 31,000-sq-ft rooftop rainwater collecting, gray water recycling, 34,000-sq-ft solar panel, food growing,  318 apartments housing, building.
March 16th 2014
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Envirohaven

Construction of a 1500 sf. home in 6 days.
January 30th 2014
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Kahuna Camping Kayak

Human powered kayak, ready for camping or pedaling.
January 26th 2014
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Ice Lab : Antarctica

Off grid is the way to live in Antarctica. Polar research at it's finest.

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