Among the many products on display at last week’s International Builders’ Show were a number of introductions that can contribute to a sustainably built home. Here is a sampling of 10 eco-friendly finds from the show floor.
In an ideal world, we’d use nothing but cool vintage Pyrex containers for storing leftovers. But in an ideal world these containers would still be as cheap and plentiful as they were before they become sought-after collectibles.
Morton Grove, Ill. — Bell & Gossett has introduced a revolutionary new line of energy efficient potable water recirculator pumps that uses a unique technology to achieve significant energy savings while delivering instant hot water to every faucet. Featuring ECM (Electronically Commutated Motor) technology and a patented spherical motor design, the ecocirc® eliminates the need for a conventional shaft, seal and bearing assembly
Georgia Power delay of biomass project fuels concern Atlanta Journal Constitution Among environmental groups, Georgia Power was not regarded as especially green -friendly because of its reliance on coal, its measured take on the potential … and more
Stored Solar Energy Just Peachy with Georgia’s Suniva, Inc. CleanTechnica To make it a trifecta, a third Georgia -based company, First Century Energy of Atlanta , is the designer of the solar array. It’s an interesting sustainable …
Last month, we rounded out the fifth year living in our green home. It seems like a good time to look back at how it all worked out. Here at Eco Custom Homes, we face similar issues on our projects. But with our attention to detail, the problems Bruce Sullivan encountered would not have happened.
Founded in 2000, Eco Custom Homes specializes in major renovations and building High Performance Homes. We are leaders in the Southeast in Sustainable and Passive House Construction.
We have worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from the master planning and construction of hobby farms to shipping container homes. Through our sister company, Icon Development Corp., we also focus on Retail T&I and Restaurant Construction.