Biomass Water Purification

This is a grow-harvest unit, it's the basis of any autonomous residence for modern living. The reason is to use biomass to extract the excess nutrients in wastewater takes time, in a city you can't put in ponds and they cost too much anyway so the game is a high growing volume with a small footprint.

This cube satisfies that, 16" on a side it has 24-times the lighted surface to footprint, can stack to 7-high, 4 cubes handle a person per day, 6 cubes per pig, 10 cubes per dairy cow for farms producing conservatively 2-gallons of biodiesel a day for a person, 3-gal/pig, 5-gal/cow.

The water at the end is almost pure so treated and recycled, the pressed cakes good soil enhancements, adding organics with some minerals to preserve moisture.

Views: 33

Comment

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Profile IconBenjamin Mailian and Michael Laurie joined Home Energy Pros
20 minutes ago
SmithWatson posted a blog post

It is time to replace your boiler, isn’t it?

Have you suddenly started noticing a spike in your energy bills? If yes, one of the main things you…See More
1 hour ago
Theresa L Gilbride's blog post was featured

Find out whose building some of the best-performing homes in the country today with DOE’s Tour of Zero

Home buyers across the country can find out where the home of the future is available today with…See More
16 hours ago
Quinn Korzeniecki added a discussion to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
Thumbnail

Obama Announced New Actions to Bring Energy Efficiency to Households across the Country

Big news out of The White House last week for the ‪‎clean energy‬ housing sector: HUD and DOE have…See More
19 hours ago
Theresa L Gilbride posted a blog post

Find out whose building some of the best-performing homes in the country today with DOE’s Tour of Zero

Home buyers across the country can find out where the home of the future is available today with…See More
20 hours ago
Colin Genge commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Building Science is Worthless...
"We has passive house tester complaining the Aluminum Frame leaked too much so we measured them at…"
22 hours ago
Michael Dunseith posted a photo
23 hours ago
Michael Dunseith replied to Kim Tanner's discussion Fantastic innovation
"It was designed for air handlers to determine the total system air flow. I It would be installed in…"
23 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service