Posts Tagged ‘green living’

Structural and Functional Aspects of Going Green

Structural and Functional Aspects of Going Green

Jun 30, 2010 |  by  |  Green Home  |  Share

There are many things to consider when deciding to make your home a green home. For those with building experience many of these things are second nature, but for someone like myself who has never ventured into this territory before, the process can seem a bit daunting. My wife and I are committed to the idea of Read More

Pt. 3: Rain Harvesting for Your Home - All The Parts

Pt. 3: Rain Harvesting for Your Home – All The Parts

May 1, 2009 |  by  |  Water Conservation  |  Share

It’s important to understand the essential components of a rain harvesting system so you’ll know how the system works as a whole, the parts you need to purchase, and how to maintain it. Read More

Right as Rain Pt. 1: Why Harvesting Rain Is The Right Thing To Do

Right as Rain Pt. 1: Why Harvesting Rain Is The Right Thing To Do

Jun 11, 2008 |  by  |  Water Conservation  |  Share

Over seven billion gallons per day. That’s how much the EPA estimates is used nationwide on landscape irrigation. Now, no matter how you spin that, it’s far too much water. And the scary thing is most people don’t even think about it. I’ve got a friend who has a large, lush green lawn and I asked him what he did to make it look so nice. Read More