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More People Creating 'Green Curtains' With Plants To Rely Less On Air Conditioners
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Japan, climbing plants, green curtain, eco-friendly, sunlight, shade, moisture, vines, baloon vines, bitter gourd, cool, cooling effect, garden, green, energy )

Naoko
- 1172 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
An increasing number of environmentally-conscious people are growing climbing plants to cover the balconies or windows of their homes and block sunlight in summer in a bid to rely less on A/Cs and reduce their electric power consumption.
JAPAN: Tapping Into Tokyo's Past Pushes Conservation Efforts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, design, globalwarming, Tokyo, Edo, past, conservation, water harvesting, traditional, paper and wood, house, cooling effect, green curtain, bitter-gourd vine, heat island )

Naoko
- 1437 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rainwater is stored in a two-tonne tank, and used for bathing, the flushing of two toilets, and the watering of another ingenious natural device, a "green curtain" - a wall of leafy bitter-gourd vines along the west side of the house, designed to keep
   

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