Perhaps you read a recent article in the NY Times on portable shelters. In the article, Jim Robbins discusses the relief housing efforts of a few organizations and companies that I've noticed over the years. These houses, often prefabricated and flat-packed, typically assemble in a short amount of time with simple, available tools. Check out these three home designs below and, if you're aware of any similar endeavors, feel free to share a link below.
- These are green homes with no papers.
- Bronx apartments use parapet wind turbines.
- San Francisco considers mandatory energy audits.
- List of equipment for home performance testing.
- Five LEED strategies to green your home.
- New framework with The Living Principles.
- Green business thrives in doomed trees.
- Geothermal heating/cooling systems.
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