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The Ancient Art of Passive Cooling for Today's Green Living


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, protection, eco-friendly )

Cher
- 421 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
You've probably seen various "family trees" in museums that try to illustrate the evolution of human beings. They start out with an ape-like creature with a scientific-sounding name at the bottom and then branch outwards and upwards, culminating with



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Kit B. (276)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:33 am

The fountains in Rome were built to help cool the city and be used for public water. Art became a part of the fountains later on. Yes, we could move to the most energy and land efficient types of structures. We either have to have a lot of independent wealth, or a regional government that values energy efficiency. As long as builders do not have to use better materials they will not.
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:44 am
Wonderful. I am envious of anyone who afford to build this tech now.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:10 pm
Thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:16 pm
Point well taken-thanks; beautiful pics as well.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:31 pm
Thank you.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:48 pm
Thank you for sharing this piece!
 

Kathy Niell (98)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:40 pm
I love stuff like this and am already thinking of ways to incorporate them into our home.
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:16 am
Thank you for all of this info Cher
 

Lona Goudswaard (68)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:53 am
Thank you, Cher, for the very interesting information
 

Boo B. (11)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:34 pm
I try to stay cool naturally............it's hard.......but I love water.............makes it a bit easier
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 4:45 pm
Interesting info - so much I didn't know, but will keep in mind...for when I become independently wealthy(?).
Thank you.
 

Heather Rasm (5)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 12:30 pm
Great article, thanks for the post!
 
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