Daily Archives: October 26, 2012

3 Innovative Shipping Container Homes

October 26th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Studio HT writes: "This project questions the need for excessive space and challenges occupants to be efficient. Two shipping containers saddlebag a taller common space that connects local rock outcroppings to the expansive mountain ridge views. The containers house sleeping and work functions while the center space provides entry, dining, living and a loft above. The loft deck invites easy camping as the platform bed rolls between interior and exterior


REC Solar and Kenyon Energy Unveil 2 MW of Solar Energy at Three Maryland Schools

October 26th, 2012 | by pressroom

The solar arrays will be the largest public school solar project on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and will be owned and operated by Washington Gas and Energy Systems. Kenyon Energy developed and financed the systems, while REC Solar acted as the design build turnkey EPC provider. The completed systems, which include more than 8,200 ground-mounted panels, will provide enough power to reduce the schools’ electricity bills and allow them to lock in fixed rates of electricity for the lifetime of the system, which is typically more than 25 years.



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