Pure Drinking Water from Air

A couple of years ago we reported on a water from air unit we used in the Caribbean island of St. Maarten (http://www.green-trust.org/wordpress/2008/06/13/air-water-generators/). This was a compressor based unit, that works like a dehumidifier and extracts the humidity and purifies it for drinking. We recently came across a non compressor unit, which reduces cost, and

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Standing Seam Metal Roof with Solar Panels

Standing Seam Metal Roof with Solar Panels

A metal roof with built-in solar panels is the most energy efficient and longest lasting solar roofing solution. A metal roof will usually last in excess of 50 years, and solar PV panels usually last 30+ years with minimal loss of efficiency or or electric power production. The combination of the two creates a one-time

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Houseplants: Nature’s Air Purifier

Constantly have itchy eyes, nose and throat? Is it hard to concentrate? Experience dizziness or nausea? You might be suffering from Sick Building Syndrome (SBS). The EPA defines SBS as “situations in which building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or

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Benefits of Environmentally Safe Cleaners

Did you know that general purpose cleaners are estimated to contribute about 8% of total non-vehicular VOC emissions in California? (Source: Green Seal) Here are six tips, provided by Green Seal, that show how by simply switching your current cleaner to an environmentally superior one can benefit your health and the environment. 1. Fewer adverse

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Green Glass: A Revolution in Beverageware

If you haven’t seen Green Glass products before, then you’re in for a wonderful surprise! Green Glass uses reclaimed water and wine bottles to make a wide selection of innovative and stylish glassware. And now you can buy Green Glass products right here at greenfeet.com. The Green Glass story begins more than ten years ago

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