Posts Tagged ‘Going Green’

Recycle Tires And Make Sinks

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

The Santa Monica, California-based design firm Minarc has come up with an ingenious way to reuse old tires and make them into bathroom sinks.  The rubber on tires are one of the most wasted materials on earth. In the United States, about 300 million tires are discarded every year. read more »

Smart Windows Save Energy

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

A number of years ago, I installed a solar film that would reflect sunlight, and keep the interior of the house cool.  It worked great and the house stayed much cooler during the summer, but when the winter came around it continued to reflect the sunlight that could have been used to heat the house.  Even though I lived in Texas (where it is only cold about 2-3 months out of the year), it would still help to keep the house warmer in the winter. read more »