Earthships: Get rid of your utility bills with off-grid homes

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An Earthship is a type of passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials. Designed and marketed by Earthship Biotecture of Taos, NM. Earthships are a type of off-grid home, which minimizes their reliance on public utilities and fossil fuels. Passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials, thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization and renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills. Watch the video after the jump.

About Author

Walter’s contributions to CleanTechies over the past 4 years have been instrumental in growing the publications social media channels via his ongoing editorial and data driven strategies. He is the founder and managing director of Sunflower Tax, a renewable energy tax and finance consultancy based in San Diego, California. Active in the San Diego clean technology community, participating in events sponsored by CleanTech San Diego, EcoTopics, and Cleantech Open San Diego, Walter has also been a presenter at numerous California Center for Sustainability (CCSE) programs. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he teaches a course on energy taxation and policy.

  • http://www.cleantechies.com Ian

    I love this Idil – now the “CleanTech” solution would allow you to make EarthShips economically and efficiently with the idea that they could be produced at scale.