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    Vacation on a 100% Solar Floating Houseboat

    From Kingsley Architects comes yet another unique floating vacation home concept. This self-powered floating eco houseboat comes with a solar roof capable of supplying 100% of its energy use.

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    A LED Lamp for the Two Billion with No Electricity

    A number of companies are thinking about how to provide lighting to the two billion people on the planet who still have no electricity to read at night or do homework. Solar power and LED could be the answer. In the third world, people rely on kerosene lamps¬† and heavy fuel for lighting at night, […]

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    Salvaged 1930’s Shack Makes Gorgeous Australian EcoHome

    Australia’s Riddel Architecture demolished an old 1930’s house on a tiny riverside lot in Brisbane, Australia, and then built a new home reusing 80% of the salvaged materials. The remaining unusable pieces were taken away in just two skips. The roof, angled at just the right angle to the sun for optimum solar power has […]

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