The How 2 Build Green Podcast is a sustainable lifestyle podcast. Focusing on how we live in not only our homes and buildings but how we interact with the planet. We are accelerating change in the way we live and the way we consume the Earth's resources. This is also designed to give you specific how to information that you can integrate in your own life. Some might be thinking about building their own home, becoming a sustainable building contractor, or just living a more organic and free life. You’re in the right place if this sounds meaningful to you!
We discuss greywater systems. These systems make huge contributions toward water conservation. A greywater system is the perfect fit for your eco home! Self sustainable living, eco house design, green home design, building a house checklist, greywater systems, residential greywater systems, greywater definition, greywater treatment, greywater recycling systems
We discuss earthen floors and some very cool diy products. These are some of the most awesome floors for your eco home! Self sustainable living, eco house design, green home design, building a house checklist
DIY Greenhouse Heating and Cooling
Jerome Osentowski and I discuss a greenhouse system called the Climate Battery. This is very simple greenhouse design or diy greenhouse. This system takes hot air in a greenhouse and stores it underground in inexpensive foundation pipes. And during the night when cold temperatures set in, it releases the warm air via small fans back into the greenhouse. It will do the opposite in hot climates! This is a really cool system that will allow you to eat organic and lower your food expenses!
Off Grid Home Design
In this episode with Ian Woofenden of Home Power Magazine, we discuss off grid home design as it relates to renewable energy. And we discuss the motivations for living in an off grid home. Topics include:
Off grid home design Solar / Photovoltaic systems Solar hot water systems Wind energy Hydro systems Biomass Living green Passive house plans Sustainable house And More!!
SURE (SUstainable + REsilient) House
The SURE HOUSE is a project at Stevens Institute of Technology that is leading innovation in sustainable home building in coastal areas and beyond. These guys just won the Solar Decathlon by the US Department of Energy. But don't be fooled, many of the same processes, techniques, materials etc. are relevant in many regions not just coastal areas.
Earthbag Building - I'm Excited!
We talk with Kelly Hart about earthbag building. As a natural building proponent, I am really getting excited about the possibilities with this basic sustainable building material. Think about it. We can use a product that in many cases can be used directly from the sit = low embodied energy. There is missing audio about 5 minutes in...but just keep listening. It is good information regarding earthbag homes and low cost building.
Very interesting and useful
would recommend to anyone who is interested in renewable energy and possibly going off the grid or start using more renewables