Home Wind Power Kits Now Available At Local Electronic Super Stores
The other day my brother and I went to Fry’s because I wanted to price some computer gear. I was amazed when walking down the aisle of this electronics super store to see home wind power kits sitting right there next to some solar panel kits – not even ten feet away from the computer accessories. Wow, I thought. Green energy has come a long way in the last few years.4 Vertical Helix Wind Turbine Decision Factors
Be careful before you invest in a vertical helix wind turbine for your home. Inside are the 4 factors you need to consider first.Clever Ways To Reuse Takeout Containers
At home, we attempt to be as eco-conscious as we can. We eat fresh veggies from our garden, never use disposable plates and bike or rideshare on an every day basis. Heck, even our wedding china is recycled glassware. Our great downfall in this eco-friendly lifestyle? Hot n’ Sour soup and Ma Po Tofu from China Bistro in non-recyclable containers.Green Building and Its Impact on the Environment
When we talk about cleaning the environment, we meant improving the present unhealthy condition of our planet. Helping our environment relates not only to the efficient utilization of home electricity but also to the efficient use of energy, water and the proper adoption of building design in relation to our environment. Green building is probably the most difficult and yet the most economical way of helping our environment. Let us discover what are the impacts of green building to our environment.Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
Solar hot water panels harness the limitless energy from the sun and use it to heat your water tank, which is an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to provide hot water to your home. This article summarises all you need to know.Microfiber Cloths and How Antibacterial Microfiber Works
Microfiber cloths are becoming a more popular cleaning alternative to traditional chemicals cleaning methods. We are learning more and more how household cleaners can create a highly toxic environment in the home. Indoor air pollution is often considerably higher, with chemicals from personal care products and cleaners responsible for the majority of it. In this article I’ll share with you the benefits using microfiber to clean and how antibacterial microfiber cloths work.A Look at Solar Panel Efficiency
Today, several inventions have been created to increase levels of solar panels efficiency. The efficiency of a solar panel refers to the amount of sunlight that is converted by a panel to electricity (as in the case of photovoltaic technologies). The sunlight is absorbed – and the more produced electricity – the better the solar panels efficiency.Why Are Alternative Sources Of Energy Important?
Everyone knows that alternative sources of energy will play an important part in the future of our species. But why exactly is this, and what are the reasons why they are going to play such a pivotal role in our future.Xeric Landscaping
I have loved playing with landscape design for years. When we built our house I had a fresh pallet to work with. It was an exciting opportunity for me. And a challenge, a challenge that I faced with enthusiasm.3 Factors To Consider When Preparing Your Home For Solar Energy
Now if you’re thinking of using solar energy to power you home, the main question that should be on your mind is whether or not it is a good idea to go solar? I know what you’re thinking how can converting your home energy supply to solar energy be bad? It’s a renewable, clean and green energy source. Well you see going green is never a bad thing but there are some crucial things that you need to take into account when deciding if solar energy is right for you. These three factors could have a massive impact on the efficiency of your solar panels.Going Green And Saving Money: Solar Hot Water Heating
Most households in Australia use gas and electricity to heat water. In Australia, gas and electricity are created mainly from fossil fuels which one day will completely run out. Creating energy this way also adds greatly to the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. A new way has to be found. This is especially when it comes to using a solar hot water heating unit.Three Steps To Greener Living
People worldwide are becoming more interested in green living. There are three steps you can take to make your home greener and reduce the size of your greenhouse footprint. They are: install a rainwater tank, a solar power system and a grey water system. With these three things in place you will enjoy many benefits.