Along the tip of the Kingston Peninsula, the Terra Berma Project is a sustainable living project that demonstrates off-grid living doesn’t need mean compromising comfort. Constructed over 5 years using primarily using recycled tires and cob (a natural building material made from subsoil, water, some kind of fibrous organic material), the home was built out… Read more »
The design has incorporated alternative energy sources principally using geothermal heating and cooling with the addition of solar PV, solar thermal collectors and wind turbines with opportunities to learn of these technologies. Of note the wind turbine has yet to be installed and the full array of solar panels is not yet complete. The main… Read more »
“Expertise in this field is difficult to find and that he had to be very resourceful to get the project completed”, according to the project coordinator for this project. Among other things, this turbine is used to power this Shippagan school’s small ecological radio. An ecological greenhouse should be set up soon at the school… Read more »
The best-performing and most impressive system I have seen to date. A model worth going to see. Starting this year, this school will offer a course on renewable energy.
The client noted that the government should offer grants to the general public to encourage such projects. This system runs a pump in the stable, 11 fluorescent lights, and several outlets. It provides power for the entire workshop, for its many 110-V electrical devices. The owner’s future plans for the project are to power his… Read more »