Contact us for ideas from our experiences with earthquake resistant housing construction and working in twenty countries. Bob served as Habitat for Humanity's Director for Latin America and the Caribbean and worked as a community development specialist with the Presbyterian Church (USA) programs Joining Hands Against Hunger and Disaster Assistance.
Here are some other areas we can help you explore:
Using your metal roof for cooling or heating.
White roof for moderation of day and night time temperatures
Building your home with wire fencing. Cheap. Secure. Earthquake proof.
Turning your floor into a radiant heating system using solar heated air.
Do-it-yourself solar air heating systems with low cost radiant heat wall
Crawlspace solar air heating sytem Radiant wall solar-reliant greenhouse for $200