I was once told that using gas was the most efficient cooking method. It’s quick and the preferred…
Undecided with Matt Ferrell
As a UI/UX designer by trade, I explore how sustainable and smart technologies impact our lives. And I try to dive deeper into those topics to provide context. Topics like electric vehicles, solar panels, and renewable energy that is meant to transition the world off of fossil fuels. Smart home technology that can make our homes not only more convenient, but safer and more accessible.
How Old EV Batteries are Perfect for Energy Storage What does the future hold for home energy efficiency?…
November 15, 2023
Now more than ever, it is crucial for designers and specifiers to consider a new home’s energy usage,…
October 25, 2023
In this 5 years solar panel review Matt Ferrell talks about his return on investment after installing solar…
October 18, 2023
Are heat pumps truly versatile, efficient, and great for both heating and cooling, or is it just a…
The Truth About 3D Printed Homes. 3D printing may reshape the world canvas for good. Like many inventions, 3D printed homes been hyped up over the last few years. Like the Icon 3D printed homes in Austin, Texas. But what if I told you that Italian architects designed the world’s first 3D printed house out of dirt…yep, dirt. Clearly, the hype hasn’t bitten the dust yet.
We all take freshwater for granted, but we shouldn't. By 2025 two thirds of the global population may experience water scarcity, so there's a fresh water crisis coming. And that’s because of global warming driven droughts.
October 10, 2023
We’ve seen wind turbines popping up everywhere in the last few years for grid scale renewable energy installations. Solar panels for home has been a disruptive technology, but what if we could scale down wind turbines and install them on our home?
October 8, 2023
Exploring How This Plant Could Replace Concrete. We've already explored tiny homes, earthships, passive homes, and also modular homes as more efficient and sustainable alternatives to traditional houses. But what if you could build sustainable homes or apartment buildings that's not only fire-resistant like concrete, but also more efficient and sustainable than conventional homes?
October 5, 2023