TAG: Geothermal heating

Using Magma To Create Energy

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As the world moves towards alternative energy in increasingly creative ways, Iceland has turned to a naturally occurring energy source the world is literally swimming in — lava. In 2009, they accidentally drilled into hot magma. Now they’ve turned that thermal into an energy plant. Check out how they’re using lava to power homes and other energy grids:

Exclusive Eco Retreats Most Can Only Dream About

Exclusive Eco Retreats Most Can Only Dream About

Taking some time off in new surroundings can be good for grabbing a little rest and acquiring a fresh outlook. The majority of us will probably never get to vacay in a luxury spot like one of the following, but their eco conscious designs will give your eyes a little holiday just looking at the photographs of them. Designed by Sarah Featherstone of Featherstone Associates, The Orchid House is a captivating, environmentally engineered home. It is located in the Cotswolds, England, and is reportedly one of the most costly green constructions ever on the market with a price tag in… read more