Finca Bellavista, the Energy Efficient Tree House Enclave in the Costa Rican Jungle

October 1, 2010 / No Comments

A solar-powered tree house community has been built in the Costa Rican Jungle, and it is considered the world's first modern, planned, sustainable tree house community. Named  ‘Finca Bellavista’, the enclave near the Pan-American Highway is the idea of Matt Hogan and his wife Erica.

College Student Comes Up With Affordable Solar-powered Fridge

January 12, 2009 / 1 Comment

It seems a bit odd that the idea of 21 year old British student Emily Cummins is really being seriously looked at, now when you consider that both the blueprint and the usage of a simple technique of evaporation to cool things has been in operation since long. The not-so-unique cooling device conceived by the young Brit is a simple machine ...