Shipping container homes allow building a durable and eco-friendly home for around half the price of a traditional home. Builders and contractors use intermodal steel... #containerhome #shippingcontainer
Eco living: the Leicestershire home that powers itself
Eco living: the Leicestershire home that powers itself - "Traditional rooftop solar panels are joined by more experimental technology including “solar walls”, which preheat air before it is pumped into the home’s ventilation system, and an “Earth Energy Bank”, which stores excess summer heat in super-insulated underground pipes, releasing it during the winter."
"Don’t think you can plant trees in containers? Think again. These birch trees are placed in large containers, and because the root ball is kept from growing outward, the whole tree remains smaller and more manageable."