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The Most Profitable Micro Hydro-power Plant

Using a low-pressure design, we have developed a new kind of turbine that will not harm the local ecosystem. Rivers are a force of nature. We feel the need to use them for energy, but only in such a…

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Micro-Hydro Power – Pros and Cons

Small-scale micro hydro power is both an efficient and reliable form of energy, most of the time. However, there are certain disadvantages that should be considered before constructing a small hydro…

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Fixtures for your Sustainable Minded Home.

Being a steward of the environment means evaluating how many resources you and your family consume and consistently looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint. The good news is that it’s pretty…

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How To Get Well Water Without Electricity

Considering that most disasters can cause serious disruptions in the water supply and the importance of water for survival, putting in a well is a great idea. Of all the possible sources for water,…

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Cilantro is a common herb with super water filtration abilities

Cilantro Purifies Drinking Water in Developing Countries Cheaply and Sustainably No longer just a flavorful garnish, cilantro has taken center stage in studies that show how the leafy herb might be a…

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5 steps to a sustainable, energy-efficient home

For the 21st-century home, building with environmental sustainability in mind is a must. A sustainable, energy-efficient home makes the most effective use of building materials and natural energy….

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Effectively Monitor Water Use In Your Home With Calliope

It’s estimated that nearly 18 percent of the water used in a person’s home is lost to leaks. Annually that can amount to a staggering 13,000 gallons of water. Whether all of that is coming from the…

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Green buildings will have to go beyond conserving energy

Buildings designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta often look like the mountain peak for which the company is named. Snøhetta’s designs are simple, stark, and by all accounts breathtaking. …

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Failing infrastructure endangers drinking water systems across the U.S.

Deep inside a complex of huge tanks, drinking water for Iowa’s capital city is constantly cleansed of the harmful nitrates that come from the state’s famously rich farmland. Without Des Moines Water…

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Use this 100-year-old method to filter rainwater

This method to filter rainwater has been around for more than 100 years. It is tried and true. Once you collect rain water in a barrel you will want to filter it. If you have a rain-collecting system…

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