8 Water-saving solutions for your home

April 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on 8 Water-saving solutions for your home

The drought in California is breaking records , and recent data suggests that the state may have just one year of water left . Local agencies have taken on a number of large-scale projects to ensure that the water keeps on flowing through farms and households, using everything from desalination plants to make seawater drinkable to massive water reuse and reclamation endeavors. But there’s plenty that the average person can do at home—from harvesting rainwater to retrofitting bathrooms—that can help to conserve water and make it through drier years to come. Read on for our top 8 water-saving ideas, whether you’re in the heart of the drought or beyond. Read the rest of 8 Water-saving solutions for your home Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bath , bathroom hack , Bottled Water , California , Certification , desalination , dropcountr , Drought , Dual Flush Toilet , environmental protection agency , epa , faucet , graywater , groundwater , hot water , native plants , Nestlé , plumbing , rain barrel , rain garden , raingarden , rainwater collection , recirculation pump , retrofit , reuse , runoff , showers , smart phone app , stormwater , tankless hot water heater , toilet , turn off taps , Waste , water efficiency , water hero , water recycling , water relaimation , water saving , water sense , watersense

More here: 
8 Water-saving solutions for your home

8 Drought-busting ideas for your home

March 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on 8 Drought-busting ideas for your home

The drought in California is breaking records , and recent data suggests that the state may have just one year of water left . Local agencies have taken on a number of large-scale projects to ensure that the water keeps on flowing through farms and households, using everything from desalination plants to make seawater drinkable to massive water reuse and reclamation endeavors. But there’s plenty that the average person can do at home—from harvesting rainwater to retrofitting bathrooms—that can help to conserve water and make it through drier years to come. Read on for our top 8 water-saving ideas, whether you’re in the heart of the drought or beyond. Read the rest of 8 Drought-busting ideas for your home Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bath , bathroom hack , Bottled Water , California , Certification , desalination , dropcountr , Drought , Dual Flush Toilet , environmental protection agency , epa , faucet , graywater , groundwater , hot water , native plants , Nestlé , plumbing , rain barrel , rain garden , raingarden , rainwater collection , recirculation pump , retrofit , reuse , runoff , showers , smart phone app , stormwater , tankless hot water heater , toilet , turn off taps , Waste , water efficiency , water hero , water recycling , water relaimation , water saving , water sense , watersense

See the original post here: 
8 Drought-busting ideas for your home

Pierce’s Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a Stunning Urban Oasis in Baltimore

September 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Pierce’s Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a Stunning Urban Oasis in Baltimore

Read the rest of Pierce’s Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a Stunning Urban Oasis in Baltimore Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baltimore , Baltimore park , bioswales , downtown Baltimore , environmental education , inner harbor , Landscape Architecture , living willow tunnel , Mahan Rykiel , park , pierce’s park , rain gardens , stormwater , stormwater management , sustainable park

The rest is here:
Pierce’s Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a Stunning Urban Oasis in Baltimore

Beautiful Energy-Efficient Surrey Hospital Expansion Targets LEED Gold in British Columbia

March 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Beautiful Energy-Efficient Surrey Hospital Expansion Targets LEED Gold in British Columbia

Read the rest of Beautiful Energy-Efficient Surrey Hospital Expansion Targets LEED Gold in British Columbia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “leed” , bicycle parking , british columbia , canada , cei architecture , Critical Care Tower , Daylighting , energy efficient , healthcare , hospital , irrigation , landscape , LEED gold , Parkin Architects , stormwater , Surrey Memorial Hospital , Wood        

View original post here: 
Beautiful Energy-Efficient Surrey Hospital Expansion Targets LEED Gold in British Columbia

Alek Lisefki’s Tiny House is a Luxurious Eco-Friendly Dream on Wheels

January 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Alek Lisefki’s Tiny House is a Luxurious Eco-Friendly Dream on Wheels

Read the rest of Alek Lisefki’s Tiny House is a Luxurious Eco-Friendly Dream on Wheels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alek Lisefki , beetle-kill pine , mobile home , passive solar design , solar panels , stormwater , the tiny project , tiny home , tiny house        

View original post here:
Alek Lisefki’s Tiny House is a Luxurious Eco-Friendly Dream on Wheels

Bad Behavior has blocked 791 access attempts in the last 7 days.