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LifeSense Institute (links)

Quality of Life (General Interest)




Island Quarterly Archive 

1970's alternative community founded by Robert Bornn on an island in Maine
Environmental Standards

The U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Certification

     16 ways to green your home

King County, Washington 

Department of Development and Environmental Services (DDES)
DDES Green Building Program
Critcal Aquifer Recharge Areas
KC-II-Critcal Aquifer Recharge Areas.pdf

Vashon-Maury Island Watershed Plan
VMI Watershed Plan.pdf

Department of Health, Washington
Waste Water Management Approved List - DOH, Washington

Water System Design Manual - DOH

Chapter 7.0 - Water System Design Manual -DOH - Source of Supply
Includes 7.2.6 Rainwater Collection Systems (Cisterns)

Vashon Energy Project (links)

Vashon Island Earthfair
Project Solar Harvest Goes to Island Earthfair 2006

Island Earthfair 2006

Successful, High-Temperature, Underground, 
Thermal Energy Storage (HT-UTES) at High Latitudes
International Energy Agency- Energy Conservation through Energy Storage (IEA-ECES)

Drake's Landing Solar Community (Alberta, Canada)

Alternative Energy Information

Index to Seasonal Thermal Energy Storage Newsletters (Archive 1978-1993)

ASME: Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

Trends in Japan: Novel Energy Storage Systems

Solar Engineering Savings Calculations

University of Wisconsin, Madison, College of Engineering, Information re Concentrating Solar Collector

University of Ontario, Engineering and Applied Sciences, "Thermal Energy Background"

Solar District Heating with a Combined Pit and Duct Storage in the Underground

Year-round Solar Greenhouses

Imagine fresh produce grown locally on Vashon-Maury Island in solar greenhouses that can collect, store, and use solar-heating year-round.

Solar Greenhouse Horticulture Resources 

The Small Print:
LifeSense Institute is a Washington State nonprofit corporation.
LifeSense Insitute is registered for solicitations under the Washington State Charitable Solicitations Act, RCW 19.09.
LifeSense Institute is not currently a tax-exempt organization under IRC 501(c)(3).

This site is for educational purposes only.  It is not a substitute for professional consultation.
No claim is made or implied that the ideas, inventions, illustrations, and documents on this site are applicable to any
housing, building, or land use project.  Nor does the site represent in any way consulting services of any kind.
Nothing on this site is an offer to sell, transfer, license, or use proprietary technology.

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Photos by Robert Bornn.
Web site by Laura Worth Web Design.