Enerrgy

The Ghost Foundations of Mezzacello

Since 1868 when the house was built, there have been three houses built and destroyed here to the south of us. The foundations remain.

The Ghost Foundations of Mezzacello

Ponds as Spigots and Nutrient Additive Systems

The moment when you realize that the biofilter for the pond is actually also an algae wine cask for the flowers.

Lesson: Pressure and Temperature in a Dome

This lesson covers the science, technology, engineering, art, and math of geodesics. And it is a race against time!

Lesson: Pressure and Temperature in a Dome
Building a Biodome over ice

The War of the Winds

I have been pushing renewable energy sources hard for the past year. Today’s blog is an observation on the best windmill for the city.

The War of the Winds

Notes on Infrastructure and Ponds

A photo reminds me what to do to properly winterize the pond’s bio filter system. The pond is due for a refit this spring.

Update on Storage and Preservation

Food preservation is my achilles heel here at Mezzacello. This is an update on innovating my storage here over winter.

Reset The Bio Dome

The Bio dome project has failed. Too many variables to control and not enough hands on the job. Will reset and try again. Heat, Water, life.

Reset The Bio Dome