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Here is an example of how to make the best use of the home you have – however un-eco it was to start with.
Pete Vigs has slashed his family’s energy use by converting to a net-zero solar powered home that uses no oil or gas.
His 4 part video (click keep reading to see it) shows all the changes he’s made, three years into a 10 year peak oil preparedness plan. To his surprise, his life is now better while using much less energy and having less impact on the environment.

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3 Responses to “Net zero solar home – video”

  1. V.Soar

    90 percent of this video was someone talking in the dark – not a very good advertisements for solar power !

  2. Chief Instructor

    Re: Capitalism. No, capitalism doesn’t collapse. It adapts. When it becomes economically viable to no longer use oil, alternatives will present themselves.

    I’m looking at a remote property with no grid power. It will be cost-prohibitive to bring in a power line, so we’re going solar and perhaps gasification. The capitalistic principles at work.

    Capitalism is the solution, not the problem. Your own reasons for making your changes were economic – capitalistic. CT prices were too high, so you adapted. Well done!

  3. Jason Alen

    Excellent work and an awesome informative, knowledge giving video. It will surely create awareness in the people watching it.