Efficient and aesthetic illumination

  Title Efficient and aesthetic illumination. Brief Research project for the use of lights, reflectors and lampshades to create suitable illumination Description We are looking forward to someone willing to make Pita lampshades and reflectors for the lights. Pita is the beautiful flower of the agave plant which is used for many different things in the valley including making djembes, …

SunseedEfficient and aesthetic illumination

Solar cooker refurbishment

Sunseed has a variety of Solar cookers all of which require annual maintenance due to the harsh outside conditions (moisture, UV radiation). New paintjobs are needed along with renewing seals, reflectors, handles, etc. This project would be ideal for someone with an interest in low-tech, low-cost solar cookers as sustainable alternatives to cooking with fossil fuels. Basic mechanical skills required. …

SunseedSolar cooker refurbishment

Ecological footprint calculation

As an organisation committed to sustainable practices, Sunseed aims to reduce its Ecological footprint as much as possible. We only use electricity generated on-site by solar panels and a wind turbine, have our own ram pump which uses no external energy and grow part of our own organic food based on permaculture principles. We use fossil fuels directly only in …

SunseedEcological footprint calculation

Biomass gasifiers – Gasificadores de biomasa

  Biomass gasifiers Brief Continous infrastructure development and Research project for the use of biomass obtained in the valley of Los Molinos for common use and demonstration at Sunseed. Description We are practising the use of biomasses as fuel. Our valley has a variety of biomass sources that, properly treated, can be gasified and burned, making very clean energy for …

SunseedBiomass gasifiers – Gasificadores de biomasa

Monitorización energética / Energy monitoring.

    Monitorización energética. Resumen Implementación de un sistema de registro, almacenamiento, procesado y publicación en internet de los parámetros energéticos recogidos en los sistemas de Sunseed. Descripción Disponemos de los siguientes sistemas energéticos distribuidos en 4 ubicaciones: 3 instalaciones de paneles fotovoltaicos, baterías e inversores. 2 instalaciones de paneles de agua caliente solar. 1 instalación de calentamiento de agua …

SunseedMonitorización energética / Energy monitoring.

Aislamiento tuberías exteriores de agua caliente / Outdoor hot water pipes insulation.

  Aislamiento tuberías agua caliente. Resumen Investigación e implementación de un sistema de aislamiento para tuberías de agua caliente exteriores. Descripción Para evitar la pérdida de temperatura en invierno del agua caliente en su recorrido desde el tanque del sistema hasta los diferentes puntos de uso, queremos mejorar el aislamiento de las tuberías.Para ello queremos investigar los diferentes materiales y …

SunseedAislamiento tuberías exteriores de agua caliente / Outdoor hot water pipes insulation.