What is a rooftop garden?
No surprise here. A rooftop garden is exactly what it sounds like, a garden that happens to be on a roof. Sometimes this means flowers and shrubs or even a vegetable, herb or fruit garden.
Humans have been gardening on the roofs of structures for centuries dating back to the ziggurats of Mesopotamia (600 BC). While the practice is not new, as urbanization has swept the globe, more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their ecological footprint, maximize space, and to add some natural beauty to their homes.
Whatever the reason, rooftop gardening offers a ton of benefits.
As countries around the world are fighting against coronavirus, not only has the healthcare sector been hugely impacted, the virus has created changes in every sector, including the environment. In the midst of this crisis, can we see a window of opportunity to emerge from this pandemic as better environmental stewards?
Here are seven ways how coronavirus is steering a positive impact on the environment.
Given the tons of benefits it affords you — solar energy is the future.
So you will be making the right decision if you choose to power your home with solar energy. However, powering your home with solar energy will require some amount of planning if everything is to go just the way you want it.
Thankfully, we know a thing or two about the nuts and bolts of getting solar energy to your abode.
Everyone starts their business thinking it’s going somewhere.
Nobody wants to fail.
But in reality, 90% of start-ups collapse.
Want to be part of the 10%? Then make sure you follow these three essential keys to business success:
As regular readers of Eco Tech Daily will know, I’ve been fascinated by the rapid transformation of lightbulbs in recent years. (Please see my article 2015: The Year of the LED).
Not so long ago, consumers had only three options when choosing a lightbulb.
The traditional incandescent lightbulb. Which offered warm light, but suffered from short lifetimes and expensive running costs.
The halogen lightbulb. This improved on the technology used by incandescents, and offered smaller bulbs with high-intensity light. Halogen lightbulbs also had better energy-efficiency (i.e., were cheaper to run) than incandescents.