AIA Indianapolis February Event
@Sagamore Institute (awesome space)
Light Village. Integrated systems.
$22,000 for a self-sustaining house, food, water, electric
The clean electron is the future
Today’s energy system would never be developed again.
Very inefficient systems. About 10% efficient
Best engine is 40% efficient. Engine hasn’t ever evolved.
We have a very screwed up world.
We don’t want to build the rest of the world the way we did in the past 200 years
“Energy from heaven or energy from hell.” – Friedman
Haiti vs Dominican Republic, Haiti has been entirely deforested.
Not enough copper left in the world to rebuild our western infrastructure.
LiBtWfI (lib-tweefee) or “Leave it better than we found it.” an organization, (note: little to no web presence yet)
Batteries are better than transporting energy miles and miles
All batteries at 48 volts
Amish are switching to wind turbines and batteries instead of oil and kerosene.
You would never build the electric grid again. Way too expensive. Solar would win.
Electric cars are switching to leasing programs. Switching batteries at fill stations.
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Sustainable living and growing center being built in northern Indiana
(note: great presentation overall, lots to think about)