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The Additional Green Benefits of Conservatories With Blinds

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

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The traditional green benefits of a conservatory are well known to most of us by now but perhaps you want to squeeze even more environmental friendliness out of yours. In this case, it is a good idea to consider adding some blinds to it.

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Kit B. (276)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:37 am

Not because they are cheaper, because they are better for keeping heat in or the sun out. The blinds I bought are made from bamboo, no worries about plastic or waste of trees. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to use products made from hemp.

Pogle S. (88)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 9:58 am
Good sensible ideas; thanks :-)

Michael Kirkby (91)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 10:09 am
That's what gets me Kit. We can use bamboo but not hemp which is a durable plant with high yield; low water requirements and does not require fertilizer and pesticides and is natural to NA. Bamboo takes a long time to grow and the excised bamboo from indigenous forests results in species endangerment. Hemp does not.

. (0)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 10:56 am
My house faces directly east to west (on the sides); the blinds are never opened in the summer.

Joanne Dixon (37)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:18 pm
OK, this is off topic but I just have to share. I am having some eyeglasses issues right now and I first read this as "The Additional Green Benefits of Conservatives With Blinds." And I thought, "Don't they already wear them?"

S S. (0)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:29 pm
Thank you.

Twyla Sparks (208)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:34 pm
thanks for the info

Birgit W. (155)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:52 pm

GGmaSheila D. (179)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 4:19 pm
Noted with thanks.

Evelyn M. (39)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 5:17 pm
I'd sure love to have one of those types of rooms on my house! Just not in my budget. I do love blinds though.

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 9:26 pm
Good information. Thanks Cher

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 3:31 am
Noted, thanks.

Patricia H. (440)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 5:55 am

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (62)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 2:50 pm
Good ideas,thanks for sharing

Winn Adams (218)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 8:15 pm
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