We are pleased to announce our Any Model Earthship Contruction Drawing Sale! This sale is good for the 2bd/2ba drawing sets for the Global, Unity, Encounter, and Simple Survival.
TYPES OF EARTHSHIPS ON SALE
all stay around 70 degrees F in all weather
If executed correctly
It should be noted that air temperature is over powered by ambient temperature in Earthship which is a key to their comfort.
GLOBAL MODEL Approximate cost- $375/per square foot
This model has been built all over the world and has proven its performance many times over. It is the most expensive model but also has the most conventional feel to it. It has square rooms and a double greenhouse. For those wanting more growing space, a wide greenhouse option is available as well as a garage option for an additional cost. The OPERATION booklets help people build their own Global Models.
UNITY Approximate cost- $350/per square foot
This model has every room surrounded in thermal mass which makes the ambient feel outweigh the air temperature for year round comfort without fuel of any kind. It is a bit less expensive than the Global Model. It is more like the original Earthships delineated in Earthship Volume One. This makes Volume One a very helpful resource for building your own. The rear of the rooms is round and instead of double greenhouse, it has operable insulated drapes to create a comfortable separation from the greenhouse on super cold nights.
ENCOUNTER Approximate cost- $300/per square foot
This model is aimed at being very simple to build and its main feature is a south sloping roof for snow melt in winter. It has square rooms like the Global Model and double greenhouse. It is a bit less expensive than the Unity Model.
REFUGE Approximate cost- $275/per square foot
This model is designed to be inexpensive and easy to build. It has square rooms and a double greenhouse. The depth of the building is sized to accommodate standard dimension lumber. It is the most economical Earthship and has basic systems that can be upgraded to fit your needs.