Rainwater Harvesting Tank System for Water Security

Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting rainwater from house top roofs, tents and other places of business. It involves collecting and storing the water inside a reliable rainwater harvesting tank system until it is ready for use. Water is one of those natural resources that can be recycled over … Read more

Wood Burners: Eco-Friendly and Warmly Rustic

While more people are turning into “greenies,” motivated by environmental or pocketbook concerns, an interest in wood burners as a low-cost and low-carbon heating source has perked up ears. Wood Burner Getting fuel from wood was a primary heating source long before electricity and fossil fuels came onto the scene. … Read more

Windmill Power- an Old Fashion to Innovative Tech

Windmills conjure up romantic images of sails slowly turning amongst fields of wheat, the fabric sails gently rustling in the soft breeze. Or of course there’s Don Quixote riding at them on his horse and his trusty sidekick Sancho Panza looking on in despair. Or of Dutch mice running up … Read more

Fuel Efficient Driving Tips & Techniques

Faced with ever-increasing prices at the fuel pumps, drivers are turning to fuel-efficient cars to help save money. But can they really help you reduce the cost of motoring? Fuel efficient driving techniques Demand for smaller, fuel-efficient cars is rising in the US and Europe. Fuel-efficient vehicles use technologies to … Read more

Wind Farms Growing to Deliver Renewable Energy

Wind power accounts for just over two per cent of America’s electricity, but this is growing. In 2010, 26 per cent of all new capacity came from wind[1]. Many of the world’s largest onshore wind farms are in the US; the world’s largest, the Roscoe wind farm in Texas powers … Read more

Use Passive Solar Windows to Capture Energy

With green energy solutions being implemented by many home owners in order to cut high energy bills, different techniques use nature’s natural resources such as the sun are becoming more and more popular. One of these methods to harness the power of the sun and makes use of its energy … Read more

Aquaponics Systems for Fresh Food

Fish farming and fruit and vegetable farming do not at first glance appear to be natural bedfellows. Sure, you can do one, you could even do both if you had the time, but to combine them into one joined-up system, surely that’s nonsense? Maybe not – The relatively new science … Read more

Straw Bale Homes Use Natural Building Materials

The three little pigs knew a thing or two about building houses; with a big bad wolf prowling around they had to. Brick – good. Wood – not so good. Straw – forget it. But if a wolf is not threatening you there are many reasons why you might want … Read more

VOC Free Paint and Natural Paint Alternatives

That new paint smell may be giving you more than a short-lived headache. Common household paints contain more than 300 known toxic chemicals including gas compounds, especially glycol ethers, which are emitted from wet and dry paint. These gas compounds are known as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and contribute to … Read more