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Inhabitat – Charley Cameron – Tesla To Unveil A Battery On April 30 That Will Slash Your Home’s Energy Costs – 27 April 2015

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It’s finally official, almost. Two months ago Tesla told the world they had developed a battery to could power your entire house, and just a couple of weeks ago Elon Musk teased that the company would unveil a new non-automotive product at their April 30 event. Now, in an email to investors, Tesla has confirmed that they will unveil not only the game-changing battery for one’s home, but also a utility-scale battery at the end of this month.

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Inhabitat – Bridgette Meinhold – This Gorgeous Natural Swiss Pool Proves We Don’t Need To Swim In Chlorine – 11 August 2014


Bathing season is in full effect – and we can’t imagine anywhere we’d like to swim more than Naturbad Riehen, an all natural, chlorine-free swimming pool in Switzerland.

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Lucas – Some Inspiration : What Is Possible Already In Energy Buildings – 9 October 2013

BIQ House, Hamburg, BIQ House opens, International Building Exhibition, self-sufficient living buildings, Arup, SSC Strategic Science Consultant, Splitterwerk Architects, jet-powered maintenance robots, high-rise farms, photovoltaic paint, the future of green building, bio-reactor facade, biomass, solar thermal heat, algae power, algae as shade, algae as insulator

The World’s First Algae-Powered Building Opens in Hamburgby
The world’s first algae-powered building just opened in Hamburg! Dubbed the BIQ House, the project features a bio-adaptive algae facade and it will serve as a testing bed for sustainable energy production in urban areas and self-sufficient living buildings. International design firm Arup worked with Germany’s SSC Strategic Science Consultants and Austria-based Splitterwerk Architects to develop the BIQ House, which launched as part of Hamburg’s International Building Exhibition.