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... of our planet they will instead contribute to the long term health of planet earth. Please add your comments and thoughts below.  ...
Travelling by car is often a matter of convenience and habit. Below are some ideas on other ways to get around while also reducing energy use. Car pooling. If work colleagues live close by then try share ...
Today with the rise of Eco Tourism it can be hard to determine what is truly environmentally friendly and what is just marketing. Below we have outlined a few simple ideas that will result in reducing ...
Below are a few ideas on ways to reduce water usage in your office / workplace  Invest in water using appliances that have a five or six star rating.  Different water efficiency standard exist around the ...
Below are some simple by effective ideas to help reduce the impact your office is having on the environment.  Replace traditional incandescent light bulbs with CFL (compact fluorescent lights). In addition ...
... make smart plant selections. Couple this with water saving technologies and you can then enjoy a great garden all year round. Below are some general water saving tips for the garden; Use plants that are ...
There are some simple and effective ways in which to make your home more water efficient. Below are some suggestions that won’t cost a fortune but will produce some savings Try to limit your shower to ...
... in thermal mass (e.g water tank, masonry wall) and slowly transmitted indirectly to the building through conduction and convection. Efficiency can suffer from slow response (thermal lag) and heat losses ...
... the upper and lower conditioned space, serve as a method of venting hot air, or be designed in as a natural-convection air-flow loop for passive solar heat distribution and temperature equalization. Natural ...
... to have some blackwater-type components, including pathogens of various sorts. Greywater should be applied below the soil surface where possible (e.g. in mulch filled trenches) and not sprayed, as there ...
Most greywaters are much easier to treat and recycle than blackwaters, due to their lower levels of contamination. However, entirely untreated greywater is still considered to be a potential health and ...
... than pouring it down the drain because the soil acts as a natural filtration system. There are other alternatives to eliminating greywater that allow for efficient use; using it to irrigate plants is a ...
... passive solar building design, is often implemented in low-energy homes. Designers orient windows and walls and place awnings, porches, and trees to shade windows and roofs during the summer while maximizing ...
... unit" ones flush waste to a remote composting unit below the toilet. Vacuum-flush systems can flush horizontally or upward. Some composting toilets have a large compartment below the toilet (in another ...
A low flush or low flow toilet is a flush toilet that uses significantly less water then a normal flush toilet, using as little as 1.6 gallons per flush as opposed to 7 gallons. They came into use in the ...
Water-saving technology for the home includes: Low-flow shower heads (sometimes called energy-efficient shower heads as they also use less energy, due to less water being heated). Low-flush toilets, composting ...
... For some people it is little more than a hollow buzz word. Although the definition of sustainable development given by the Brundtland Commission (used above), is the most frequently quoted, it is not universally ...
... information provided is correct and applies to you before following any information/instructions provided on this website. www.DoItEco.com will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from your ...
... followed by the Solar Challenger which crossed the English Channel in July 1981. In 1990 Eric Raymond in 21 hops flew from California to North Carolina using solar power. Developments then turned back ...
... at high temperatures (2300-2600 °C), but this process has been limited by complexity and low solar-to-hydrogen efficiency (1–2%). Another approach uses the heat from solar concentrators to drive the steam ...
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