14. 07. 18

Environment 3 LEED® Platinum Certified

The Environment 3 building

Home to The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and The School of Planning, EV3 is an accessible, 57,000 ft2 living laboratory for students, faculty, public/private sector partners, and the community. LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability.

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14. 06. 28
  1. Temperature stabilization in the shelter
  2. Water for the shelter
  3. Energy for the shelter
  4. Waste disposal of the shelter
  5. Food production capabilities of the shelter
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14. 03. 08

We plan to build an off-grid, self-sustained, home for a family living on the Six Nations Reserve. The family is in desperate need of a healthier and more cost effective shelter, as they have been living in a condemned trailer for years. The trailer has several holes where you can see straight through to the outside, a rodent infestation, mold, old brass pipes that get clogged constantly, next to no insulation, and a leaking roof. They owner does not think it will make it through the winter. She supports her daughter, who is a single mother, and 4 grandchildren, aged 3, 7, 10 and 14. She is their only family.

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14. 03. 08

The Most Versatile and Economical building design in the world.
The Earthship building method has been evolving for over 40 years.

Add some or all of the Earthship Systems to your building.

  • Reduce and even eliminate your utility bills.
  • Get ALL electricity from the sun and the wind.
  • Catch all water from the sky.
  • Contain and treat ALL sewage in a healthy and beautiful way.
  • Maintain comfortable temperatures in your building ALL year, in any climate.
  • Reduce or even eliminate your heating and cooling bills.
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