Composting and Composting Toilets
- online book, good treatment of subject, leans towards sawdust toilets
Composting Toilet systems
- excerpt of Oikos book
system - central bin connected to various inputs
Clivus Multrum -
- test and experiences
- green building info and resources
earth-house.com - green building
with links, eg HVAC/geothermal.
- kentucky page and KY Sun
page. with link to 'words for the wise'
- page on various alternative materials
HVAC and Geothermal
also lots of other links
for general building and pet peeves
Geothermal Energy Association - GEA.
Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium - GHPC.
Geo Heat Center - vendor
Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute
Alliant Energy Geothermal - Minnesota company: fact
sheet page, links.
- DX geothermal manufacturer (10-20% more efficient, and $1-2k cheaper)
HVAC sizing for concrete homes software, other green issues/articles
Florheat - snap-together thermal
mass / tubing modules, avoids concrete/reinforcement
- article on benefits of radiant floor
- forum thread on radiant flooring, says concrete best cost/benefit is with
(tubing manufacturer) archived article on experience of radiant floors
Radiant floor company
- has various info incl sample price estimates, paragraph on cooling uses
ECRTech - geothermal (DX?),
in combo with radiant
EERE government site with lots
of info, solar page
Solar primer pdf
Ntl Renewable Energy Lab solar page
Paso Solar Energy Association - EPSEA has comprehensive solar info
Ky Solar partnership - will have
links to incentives and various information, will move here.
Concrete-home.com - ICF industry
site w/ limited info, and forum w/ thread on radiant flooring.
ICFweb.com - has forum,
articles, house vs boulder, manufacturers (though
most reviews from 2001)
manual for Nadura ICF's.
Perform wall panel system - manufacturer,
mentioned, concrete grid rather than sheet
page claiming superiority over ICF (half price vs icf, thinner for same stated
R, no problem hanging heavy, entire envelope)
notes ICF lacks roof provision or gables, can use ICF walls and SIP gables/roof
Safecrete company, stated R=11.5,
performance R=30 (vs ICF 22/50)
floor thread on SIPweb forum - not good for multi-story
EVHA award - category
for custom home