Pools / Guides

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...pools Natural pools were inspired by the beauty and joy of swimming in mountain lakes , a team of Austrian researchers are credited with launching a movement ...

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...pools... If located in a year round hot climate zone like New Mexico, Texas, Southern California or Florida (or any other southern US state) then choosing the p...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...pools. Recycling over 2 million tonnes of construction/demolition waste, or enough to fill 639,642 garbage trucks. Installing 100,239 sq metres of green roo...

Wood Combustion - How it works and the different stages
Wood stove and biomass heat

Wood Combustion – How Firewood Burns & How to get the best heat while being eco-friendly

...pools, evaporation takes a lot of energy - which goes against the grain where burning wood for heat goes, so first rule of wood burning in stoves or fireplaces ...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...pools. This is a smart system that will go into a sleep mode when there has been no activity for 72 hours, and it will automatically go back into operational mo...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...pools in the bottom. Before the seeds have sprouted, it’s better to be kept in the dark. You could place the container in a cupboard but the old adage is true...

Carbon Offset Schemes - Whale Poop leads Nature's Own Way
Lifestyle and environment

Save the Whale's (Poop) - Save the Planet !! (And $2m per Whale)

...pools & ponds Compare the Carbon Footprint of Wood v Steel V Concrete Buildings Future-proof building techniques for a changing climate Resili...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...pools or plunge pools are a great addition to any eco-friendly garden for your green home To see more eco-friendly options for your backyard, see the EcoHom...