This $90,000 egg-shaped tiny home is powered by wind and solar energy and collects and filters its own water supply — see inside

Ecocapsule.
Ecocapsule.

Ecocapsule

  • Ecocapsule creates eponymous wind, battery, and solar powered tiny homes that can be placed on a trailer base for $89,632.

  • The tiny home can accommodate up to two people with its kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and dining room.

  • The homes are built in Slovakia but can be shipped worldwide.

  • Ecocapsule was designed to be environmentally friendly and won’t leave a carbon footprint while in use, according to its makers.

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Ecocapsule creates off-grid capable, wind and solar-powered tiny homes that can be placed on a trailer base for almost $90,000.

The tiny home was first designed by Nice Architects for a 2008 architecture and design competition. While the Ecocapsule didn’t win, the build was selected as one of the most interesting designs in the competition by inhabitat.com, and its makers received enough positive feedback to encourage them to build the unit.

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The 6 Best Smart Thermostats to Conserve Energy and Save Money

Photo credit: Staff
Photo credit: Staff

From Popular Mechanics

If you’re a thrifty homeowner, you probably wait until it gets really hot to turn on your central air—and super cold before your switch on the heat. But there are better ways to conserve energy and save money on your electricity bill in the summer and winter. A smart thermostat is the most convenient way to control your home’s temperature remotely and ensure the air or heat isn’t blasting when you’re not even home to feel it. After all, according to Energy Star, 42 percent of the average annual electric bill in the U.S. is dedicated just to heating and cooling. With a smart thermostat, you could potentially save hundreds by scaling back your AC without sweating this summer.

Check out the quick reviews below of our top five thermostats, or scroll deeper for more helpful buying info and full reviews of

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