Fascinating lampshades made from sustainable wood

October 20, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Eco-friendly lights made from sustainable wood using eco friendly making process. Lampshades are my biggest fascination and when they came wrapped in sustainability, I had every reason to like it even more.

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Make a Gift Bow Out of Scrap Paper

December 10, 2009 by  
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I found this fabulous tutorial on how to make a large gift bow out of any paper you have on hand: magazines, scrap paper, pretty scrapbook paper, even old junkmail or maps. The tutorial is from the talented crafter Jessica Jones and if you don’t follow her blog you should: http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com Here’s some more info about the bow making process.

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Gossamer Teases More Energy from Thin Film Solar

December 10, 2009 by  
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Gossamer Space Frames has introduced two new concentrated solar power technologies that marry low tech components and off-the-shelf elements with high tech thin film solar panels to yield a system that costs less, can be installed more quickly, and collects solar energy more efficiently. While much of the solar industry has focused on improving the efficiency of solar panels themselves, companies like Gossamer are demonstrating that the cost-effectiveness of a solar array also depends on the infrastructure that supports those panels.  Gossamer uses a more sustainable , simple design approach to cut costs and improve efficiencies.  The two new patent-pending technologies, SunLock and Minitruss , join Gossamer’s roster of solar array installation systems which also includes the patented Coaxial Joint System and patented Organic Connector .

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