Tag: rain collection

For the past 400 years in Bermuda, roofs have been designed to catch rainwater. With better than 50 inches of rain a year, and no freshwater streams or bodies of water, rainwater catchment is not only a necessity. It’s the law. Be sure to checkout the smallest drawbridge in the world, also located in Bermuda. […]

Soleta zeroEnergy homes have everything needed for comfortable off-grid living. They come in different sizes (and are modular so you can add on), are made from 97% recycled materials, and each home can incorporate geothermal water heating, wind and solar power, and water collection. It’s small, but ain’t it neat? TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

This is a walking house, heated with wood, and gleaning electricity from tiny windmills and solar panels on the roof. It collects rainwater, too, and travels at a speed of 60 meters per hour, or 0.034 miles per hour. Great for leisurely site-seeing. Eco-superb. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious