Category Archives: Solar Hot Water

Salt Water to Drinking Water with the Power of the Sun

How do you create fresh water from salt water? Italian design engineering student Gabriele Diamanti has invented Eliodomestico, a solar still that requires NO electricity. This eco-distiller running on solar power is a very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free water and will provide safe drinking-water for people in developing countries. The Eliodomestico can produce…
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Going Green Does Not Mean Losing Out On Comfort

The roof is covered in photovoltaic panels to produce electricity and thermal solar cells to heat a water boiler. The outdoor pool is heated using excess heat drawn from inside the house while the sauna (left) uses firewood.   Going off grid does not mean that you have to live in a small, log cabin…
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2014 European Solar Decathlon Announces Winner

The 2014 European Solar Decathlon concluded yesterday and announced the Rhome for denCity project the overall competition winner. A total of 20 sustainable houses and 800 competitors from 16 countries presented their different ideas on the future of sustainable living in the inner city. The goal of the European Solar Decathlon is to promote, educate,…
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SuperGreen Solutions’ Invite to the White House

Sean Cocrane, President and Founder of SuperGreen Solutions (right), with Sam Brown, Director of the White House business Council (left) Diana Doukas - White House Liaison (left), Anne Marie Mehlum - Associate Administrator of Capital Access (center), Fred Baldassaro - Associate Administrator of Communications (right) Thomas Hsiao, Owner of SuperGreen Solutions Charlotte, NC (left), with Peter Davidson, Executive Director…
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