Green Home Guide roundup: Spring cleaning, rainwater harvesting and green roofing
On Fridays, USGBC will be sharing green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way.
- Spring is right around the corner, and that means rain showers. Have you thought about installing a rainwater harvesting system? Read "Safe and effective installation of rainwater harvesting systems" by Brian Pickworth, from the U.K.-based What Green Home website.
- Also from the U.K., The Green Home offers "How to Detox Your Home This Spring," by Helen Kinsella, for super-simple ways to get your home feeling a little fresher.
- The Louisville, Ky. website Proud Green Home explains the advantages of cleaning out your A/C unit in "Spring Cleaning Cuts Summer Cooling Costs and Clears the Air."
- A green roof, or living roof, can manage rainwater, cool a building and create an aesthetically beautiful environment. Check out this interview with green roofing expert Leslie Doyle in "Planning a Green Roof," from Toronto-based Greening Homes.
( courtesy of #GulfNews )