Yes! Sign me up for free emails from Fine Homebuilding with the latest news, tips, and techniques.
Transformation of the Week by:
If you thought you were conserving water by installing a 2.5-gal.-per-minute showerhead or buying a low-flow toilet, consider what Craig Kelley does to conserve water: He makes his own-or rather, he converts his own with a rainwater-harvesting and filtration system. Craig's system converts rainwater to drinking water by capturing rainfall with standard gutters and pre-filtering it with a "roof washer"; then a three-stage filtration process ensures the water meets drinking-water quality standards.
To learn about the Build It Green! 2008 Homes Tour + Info Fair held in Portland, Ore., and to see more of this house and another on the tour, see Building Green Homes in the Pacific Northwest.
Click on the video links to see more of this house:
Already a member? Login Here
Get an in-depth look at a near-zero energy house featuring recycled materials and solar-heating and rainwater-harvesting systems
Master Carpenter Video Series
Watch the latest videos
Transformation of the Week Gallery
FineHomebuilding.com and GreenBuildingAdvisor.com are part ofthe Taunton Home and Garden Network
Taunton Home |
Books & Videos |
Contact Us |
Product recall information
Copyright Notice |
Taunton Guarantee |
User Agreement |
About Us |
Work for Us |
Contact Us |
Press Room | Customer Service
| Subscriber Alert
© 2015 The Taunton Press, Inc., Part of Taunton’s Men’s Network. All rights reserved.