Via YouTube channel MyLittleHomestead.com comes this video about building a rocket mass heater – a heating system that maximizes wood fuel by embedding that energy into a high mass structure, in this case, a cob bench. The exhaust is much cleaner than with conventional stoves, and one brief fire can heat a space for hours, even… Continue reading Rocket Mass Heaters
Big thanks to Park City Television for this feature on a grain silo house. Lately, I’m studying earth sheltered housing, so it’s a fun mental exercise to imagine this house buried in the desert, with appropriate accommodations for light and ventilation. What do you think?