Posts tagged: water

The Path To A Net-Zero Water Building Using Reclamation Strategy Steps

Water harvesting is no different than renewable energy – opportunities abound in buildings to capture a free resource and turn it into an economical solution. The key is to have the right systems in place. But what if the only water you could use had to be collected solely from rainstorms and recycled from your […]

Getting Started With Solar Energy At Home

Solar power can always help reduce energy costs. It is a fact that energy costs double approximately every decade. This statistic proves that you should do something about your energy can benefit one’s home or business. TIP! You can help the environment by heating your water with solar energy. There are several varieties of water […]

New Delhi Opens Solar-Powered Water Treatment Plant

…and It’s Run By High School Kids The operation offsets carbon emissions as it serves clean water to some 750 local families in need. Clean drinking water is hard to come by for many residents in New Delhi. (Photo: Sajjad Hussein/Getty Images) This week, India saw the opening of a much needed water-treatment center, which […]

New Tree-Planting Project Aims to Make Qatar Greener

Officials with a sapling planted in a Groasis waterboxx. The Groasis waterboxx is a device designed to help grow trees in dry areas A pilot project to grow trees using 90% less water has been launched in West Bay and Lusail yesterday under the joint auspices of the Netherlands embassy, Doha Municipality, Dutch company AquaPro […]

10 Ways You Can Go Electricity Free for a Weekend

As people continue to try and cut back on their expenses the high cost of the electricity bill is one that gets revisited over and over again. In an attempt to lower that bill there are always the tried and true recommendations of turning off the lights when you leave the room, turning the furnace […]