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Greenovations: Xylem – RainPerfect Solar Powered Rain Barrel Pump

Greenovations: Xylem – RainPerfect Solar Powered Rain Barrel Pump

While I have long been a proponent of rainwater harvesting using rainwater barrels, I’ve never quite been sure of the best method to distribute the water that is harvested other…

Two New National Wildlife Refuges Established in New Mexico

Two New National Wildlife Refuges Established in New Mexico

This week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar dedicated the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in Albuquerque, making it the first urban refuge in the Southwest and one of…

Greenovations: QuestMark Flooring – DiamondQuest Concrete Polishing System

Greenovations: QuestMark Flooring – DiamondQuest Concrete Polishing System

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about one of my favorite green building design traits, living walls, and today, I’m writing about another favorite green building design trait of mine,…

The Green Minute: The Colors of Fall

The Green Minute: The Colors of Fall

About four years ago, I was attending a conference near the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire during the last week of September.  As a lifelong southerner, who had never traveled…

Squash–Too Much Of A Good Thing

Squash–Too Much Of A Good Thing

There are many varieties of squash, but whatever you plant it’s important to consider planting only a few varieties and then only sparingly. Unhappily, it’s just too easy to wind…

Study Shows Hummingbird Flight Is Both Adaptable And Efficient

Study Shows Hummingbird Flight Is Both Adaptable And Efficient

As Reported by Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Hummingbirds are among the most impressive aviators in the animal kingdom. Beating their wings at a rate of up…

Climate Change May Be Blamed For Millions Of Deaths By 2030

Climate Change May Be Blamed For Millions Of Deaths By 2030

As Reported by April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new report, conducted by humanitarian organization DARA, claims that over 100 million people will die and global economic…

Autumn In New England Losing Some Of Its Vibrant Colors

Autumn In New England Losing Some Of Its Vibrant Colors

As Reported by April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New England is famous for its fall foliage; the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges that make the forest look…

Greenovations: Meld USA – ecoX Glass Countertops

Greenovations: Meld USA – ecoX Glass Countertops

Recently, a friend asked me for some strategies and products that he might use to better incorporate sustainability into his new home, and I thought I would use this opportunity…

The Green Minute: How to Choose an Energy Auditor

The Green Minute: How to Choose an Energy Auditor

The U.S. Department of Energy says every $1 invested in an energy improvement project can save up to $7 in energy costs over the lifetime of the improvement. It’s an…

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