As you may noticed, Pushkar and me we are reporting quite often about pilot projects and plans on how to apply new knowledge on sustainability in the real world.
Today I would like to present you another project; the dream of everyone studying and working in the field of sustainability: Sustainer Homes, a house created by a startup from the Netherlands, that produces all the energy it needs out of local renewable energy sources.
As you can see in picture above, it is a 30 square meters container that originally were just normal transport containers. Isolation on the inside is made completely out of organic and recycled material, the wall color is anti-toxic and on a hemp basis.
The watersystem within the container and the heating system is powered by solar pannels that can generate up to 5 thousand kilowatts in one year, wind powered electricity generators and a rainwater collector that supplies fresh water. The generated electricity power gets stored in such that even in moments without wind and sun there is enough electricity left to supply the container with energy. Dark water gets filtered before it gets released into the environment.
And if I tell you that the price of this “house” you wont believe it: Only 75 thousand euros is what the designers want you to pay for this kind of accommodation. And the best thing, you will never ever have to pay for water, electricity, gas and all the other bills one has to pay.
Big thumbs up to lifegate.it for the original article, and an applause to Sustainer Homes that make such an incredible thing real.
Foto © www.sustainerhomes.nl
3 thoughts on “Sustainer Homes”
Duuude! Great posts.. I read you guys all the time… I was thinking to include your articles in the new version of our website if that is ok.
I just wanted to tell you that Lifegate is a scam, they charge to people for “carbon credits” which they don’t actually regulate, they make companies spend thousands of dollars without giving them anything in return but false certifications which are certificated only by them… there is many people in the “green industry” just interested about the money, making companies create a bad stereotype about “green services”.
Again, great posts, very informative, very current, hope we can do something together regarding sustainability in the future.
> Il 5 settembre 2015 alle 11.31 steamgreen! ha > scritto: > > Max Unterthiner posted: “As you may noticed, Pushkar and me we are > reporting quite often about pilot projects and plans on how to apply new > knowledge on sustainability in the real world. Today I would like to present > you another project; the dream of everyone studying and work” >
Thanks mate for your info. We will keep in mind in the future to look deeper into a firm’s performance. You can include our articles as much as you wish. See you soon! 🙂
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