Is it possible for the sun to provide the only source of power for a complete water purification system in a portable bag? Until now we would not give the idea much thought. But why not? We make “sun tea” where you put tea bags in a container of water and place the container outside in the sun to naturally brew the tea. So why not utilize the power of the sun to filter … [Read more...] about Puralytic: Solar Bag Technology for Water Purification
Archives for August 2011
Hurricane Irene was difficult to escape, even with forced evacuations. From the wide-spread media coverage and weathermen standing in soaked rain jackets by the beach, everyone saw the hurricane this past weekend. Those on the North Carolina Coast all the way to Vermont experienced extremely severe weather. The hurricane caused massive power outages and flooding all along the … [Read more...] about Charity Tuesday- Hurricane Irene Relief
In the sweltering heat of the summer you may have noticed the contrast between the high temperatures outside and the frigid indoor temperatures of certain buildings. In the New York Times' Sunday Review, Elisabeth Rosenthal noted this common disparity, pointing out how she often needs to wear a sweatshirt indoors when the weather outside is close to 100 degrees. The … [Read more...] about “January in July”: The Mysterious Case of Over-Cooling in the Summer
Do you suffer from allergies? Like most people, contaminants, mold spores and smells in the air can severely affect your sinuses and ability to breathe easy. The use of an air purifier can significantly improve the air quality in your home. With the fall allergy season just around the corner, the 3M Filtrete Ultra Quiet Air Purifier is a simple solution to a very bothersome … [Read more...] about Attention Allergy Sufferers- The 3M Filtrete Ultra Quiet Air Purifier on Special for One Week Only!
The primary cause of home indoor air quality problems, according to the EPA's Indoor Air Quality website, are indoor pollution sources that release harmful gases or particles into the air. Other factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality are inadequate ventilation, and high temperature and humidity. Sources of indoor air pollution include combustion sources, … [Read more...] about Indoor Air Quality