Author: Jake Richardson

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15 Earth Homes

Some earth homes take advantage of something called thermal mass, which basically means that the mass of a structure has some capacity to store heat. So the mass of a home can stay at a more constant temperature than temperatures outside the home due to the presence and absence of sunlight in a 24-hour period. Obviously, […]

February 29th

Living Off The Grid

Living off the grid might seem like a dream come true for some of us. No longer tied to electricity or natural gas coming for a utility, we have greater choices for locations and saving money over the long-term. If you are someone who wants to set down roots away from the traffic and bustle of a city, […]

February 29th

Home Solar & Wind Power From Pika Energy

Pika Energy* makes a hybrid solar power/wind power system for homes. This offering is designed to take advantage of the strengths of both of those forms of renewable energy. In other words, solar power generation tapers off at the times of day that wind is strong, so combining solar and wind results in an energy […]

June 4th