That is a lot bigger than I'm building, but very interesting... It would be a BnB that many energy conscious folk might flock to. You may have to get a bigger bus.
Winsol3 - do you mean that you got 12 F higher in winter and 12 F cooler in summer?
There's an entire field called 'DeConstruction' involving salvaging, reusing, recycling, etc. It's a growing business.
For individual DIY builders and homesteaders, how does one find houses, buildings, etc. to reclaim, tear-down, deconstruct... AND reuse these materials for one's own projects? ... without all the hassles of city/county permits, etc. Like, having a friendly neighbor?
William Bronson wrote:After reading both this and the other thread, I am wondering what keeps a Trombe wall from gathering radiating heat into the living space during the summer months? Is it just shaded by a carefully built roof overhang?