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Natural light can have a big impact on your eyesight and your mood: here are some decor solutions to maximize the natural light in your home.
Air quality is a big concern for large cities, but did you know that indoor air is often more polluted than outdoor air? Learn how just one small device can remove all those toxins in your environment and create better air for all.
What are the hidden costs of traditional lawn care, and is synthetic turf a healthier and more ecological alternative? This green franchise thinks so!
Buying a new build home means that you’re taking advantage of the make eco-upgrades that companies like Strata are choosing for new homes.
Finished drywall is great, but what if you need access? The solution to this vexing issue is Wallo Brands drywall access panel solutions.
Scientific studies have demonstrated that monitoring CO2 for HVAC, rather than just for temperature or humidity, can significantly increase energy efficiency and save costs. Not only that, controlling CO2 emissions can enhance workplace productivity. Improving Workplace Alertness & Productivity Researchers have shown that CO2 levels above 1000ppm can negatively impact on concentration and increases lethargy […]
What if glass windows could produce enough electricity to power the energy needs of an entire building? This is precisely the goal of photovoltaic glass. The principle is simple and has been around for several years now: it is a solar panel system integrated into double glazing. It works just like a traditional solar collector […]
North America’s leading commercial wind operations and maintenance event, Wind O&M Dallas 2016*, is gearing up for April 12 and 13. The Wind O&M Dallas Summit is an annual event that brings together hundreds of wind industry professionals, decision-makers, and investors, from around the United States and the world. The event will be preceded by the […]
As far as materials go, there is nothing quite like natural slate. It is beautiful, graceful, and long-lasting. Spanish slates, in fact, have traditionally been regarded as one of the best materials for roofing and cladding. According to geology.com, slate is a fine-grained, foliated metamorphic rock. Used since Roman times, natural slate is remarkably durable, fire resistant, […]
This article was originally published on Clean Technica We’ve partnered again for Madar’s 2016 blogging contest in which you can win a trip to Abu Dhabi’s famous Sustainability Week. Masdar’s humongous Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) — which includes the Zayed Future Energy Prize; the IRENA General Assembly; the World Future Energy Summit; the International Water Summit; […]
BE-Wind* of Carollton, Texas manufactures an innovative new wind turbine that comes in three sizes. The smallest windmill is called the EOW 100. It produces 1 to 3 kilowatts of electricity and is ideal for powering portable trailers, remote pump locations, surveillance equipment in remote location, or small cottages. The EOW 200 produces 2 to 4 […]
BE-Wind* is taking what you think you know about small wind technology and turning it on its head. It has improved performance and made its windmills quieter by blocking the wind! How does the company do that? The Science of Wind Power Generation Current vertical wind generation systems are inherently inefficient because the wind that […]
Not every airport is equal. Even airplane passengers who will barely see a dozen airports in their lifetimes know that some airports are dramatically better than others. Yet, for pilots, attendants, maintenance professionals, and other aviation experts, it isn’t necessarily the availability of outlets that makes one airport superior to another — it’s the efficacy […]
Redwood is a wonderful material for outdoor structures like decks and fences, but not everyone is in love with its gray, weathered look. Refinishing redwood is actually quite easy and can be done by novices and professionals alike. Cleaning The first step, of course, is to remove any debris from the structure. This can be […]