Tijeras, NM Mountain Solar Home – Getting off Propane

We fell in love with this house in the mountains just to the east of Albuquerque but it uses a lot of energy including propane. So we put in solar right away and got 8.6 kW because we anticipated getting an electric car for a longer commute. We did buy a Tesla (not an...
Sustainable Urban Adobe Farm

Sustainable Urban Adobe Farm

[virtual] Our urban farm highlights passive solar architecture (1980), ground and roof mounted PV’s (2005,2016), storage batteries for 24/7 Solar power (2016), regenerative agricultural practices, electric vehicles (2012) and mower.
Christodoulou Adobe Abode

Christodoulou Adobe Abode

We did it early. …Carbon free by 2023? ….No, this is an emergency!   by 2021 We have solar for electricity and heating our water; Two electric vehicles; And passive solar, adobe walls, and, now, mini-splits handling climate control. A fossil fuel free...
Sustainable Urban Adobe Farm

Capital High School Solar Site

Our first incentive to go solar was to create consistent utility savings in our ever insufficient operational budget. It was also clear to Santa Fe Public Schools that producing clean, renewable energy on school sites would not only reduce the carbon footprint of the...