TAG: Off the grid

The Zeb House In Norway Produces Its Own Energy

The Zeb House In Norway Produces Its Own Energy

A construction in Larvik, Norway can actually generate 2 times the energy that it uses. Named the ZEB Multi-Comfort House, the home was designed by Snøhetta. It is an experimental housing project that was created for the Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings. Going beyond responsible, this home is not only off the grid but can also contribute energy back to it. This design goes further than delegating smart power, but takes the excess energy generated from the house and actually puts it to work. The roof is slanted and positioned at an angle in order to collect the most sunlight, as… read more

The Digital Detox

The Digital Detox

Call it a remedy for the technological tether. The ties that makes us feel connected can really make us less so. Our electronic excess and need to be constantly in the know actually can hold us back. Though we may not realize this until we escape from it all, in doing so we may remember what it is like to get through the day without grabbing for one device while checking another. This is what the motivational force behind the Digital Detox is. The concept is to get people off the grid and back into an authentic reality. Technology is… read more