Earthship living in a cold, desolate, Canadian winter

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We return to a familiar place, the Kinney Family Earthship in southern Alberta, to see how a passive solar heated home holds up in the dark, cold Canadian prairie winter.

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ANTS Group are a leading supplier of Renewables, Civils and Environmental services. Ants Group are a leading supplier of contracted services to the Geothermal arena nationwide. ANTS have a considerable portfolio of Civils works and are one of the leading Landfill Aftercare service suppliers in the UK.

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Human pollution such as burning fossil fuels has been causing global environmental change for decades. Climate change impacts leave us no time to hesitate before taking urgent actions towards a more sustainable life. Going solar can be one of these actions. Luckily, scientists all over the world work on new materials that are going to make solar panels cheaper and more efficient. Australian and Chinese engineers experiment with a crystalline structure perovskite. Though being rather promising, this material is also very fragile. That is why it is planned to be used in tandem with silicon panels, which are more durable.

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ANTS Group Ltd

ANTS Group are a leading supplier of Renewables, Civils and Environmental services. Ants Group are a leading supplier of contracted services to the Geothermal arena nationwide. ANTS have a considerable portfolio of Civils works and are one of the leading Landfill Aftercare service suppliers in the UK.

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