Victoria couple builds world’s strictest green house out of cob

October 18, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Cob home utilizes green technologies for energy self-sufficiency. Ann and Gord Baird, the Victoria residents have allowed the traditional, European Cob homes to adorn a strictly American countryside. Working for more than one and a half years, the couple brought their multi-generational home, named the Eco-Sense Project, into existence

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Cupa Group unveils world’s first solar collector slate

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Eco Factor: Newly developed slates harness solar energy. Cupa Group , the Spain’s largest construction materials company has come up with the world’s first solar collector slate that is just perfect for any kinds of roofing. The solar slates, dubbed as Thermoslate, not only harness solar energy, but are structurally superb as well.

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UFO-like rotating wooden house can withstand cyclonic winds of up to 174mph

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Eco Factor: Circular rotating house with water recycling, photovoltaic panels and geothermal system. Brainchild of Patrick Marsilli, the Domespace is a rotating wooden house that was recently seen turning heads at the Viv’expo exhibition in Bordeaux. Deriving inspiration from shapes in nature, this UFO-like house is designed to withstand cyclonic winds of up to 174mph

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Oerlikon Solar produces silicon thin film solar modules for under $0.70 cents per watt

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Eco Factor: Solar equipment enables thin film silicon solar modules production at lower costs. After First Solar broke the $1.00 a Watt price barrier last year with its non-silicon based thin film, which cost $0.76 cents a Watt, it’s now Swiss solar equipment manufacturing giant Oerlikon Solar creating waves.

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