Solar rope lighting is useful and decorative. You may just string some along a pathway, or the edge of your swimming pool. And that would be sufficient, until you think of other uses for it. Maybe you'll go a little overboard and cover your entire house with it during the … [Read more...] about Solar Rope Lights: an Overview
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If you're looking for a simple way to reduce home cooling costs, solar film and solar screens can be great solutions. Screens, a special mesh that blocks sunlight from reaching your window, and film, which is essentially a special tinting application that blocks heat and glare, … [Read more...] about Solar Screens and Solar Film for Windows, An Overview
Household paper products are problematic for environmentalists. While convenient and disposable, nothing about them is compatible with conservation. They just create waste. Even more eco-friendly and "green" paper products still use energy and resources in their manufacturing and … [Read more...] about Green Paper Products: Eco-Friendly Paper Towels, Napkins, and More
Earthships are the ultimate in sustainably built homes that consume zero-energy and zero resources. They can be built in any climate, in any area of the world and all using sustainable building methods that cost as much as a conventionally built home. Besides saving money with … [Read more...] about Earthship Videos: A Roundup of the Best
According to the PEW Center on Global Climate Change, our home energy consumption needs contribute to one fifth of the United States' annual electrical output. That's a lot of power. But whatâ€™s even worse is our electrical bills can easily eat up $1,500 a year or more of our … [Read more...] about Earth Ship Homes: Why So Few?