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What is Aeroponics?

Aeroponics is a unique form of agriculture which grows vegetables, flowers, or other plants in a soilless, medium less, environment.

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Can I Convert My Greenhouse to Geothermal?

It’s great to hear about all the advantages of Geothermal heating for greenhouses, but what good is it if you’ve already got one 

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Will a Geothermal Greenhouse Work for Me?

To most people in the world, "geothermal energy" means steaming hot water in very isolated areas that power hot springs 

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How Much Does a Geothermal Greenhouse Cost?

Just like any product, there is a wide range of costs, depending on how basic you’re willing to go or whether bells and whistles promise to make your life easier. 

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How Can I Make Geothermal Work for Me?

Whatever system you use to heat your greenhouse, it’s important to provide as much insulation as reasonably possible. 

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How do Geothermal Greenhouses Work?

Geo-air systems rely on low-tech designs for a simple, affordable, easy-to maintain and cheap-to-operate geothermal heating and cooling. 

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How do Sunken Greenhouses Work?

There are several ways that greenhouses can take advantage of geothermal heating, and each type has its own set of advantages.

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Why Use Geothermal Heating in Greenhouses?

The primary purpose of a greenhouse is to keep an environment conducive to sprouting, growing and fruiting plants, separate from local conditions.

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Can Geothermal Energy Heat a Greenhouse?

Water and soil below ground contain a vast reservoir of thermal energy, thanks to the natural heat emanating from the magma layers stretching thousands of miles below the earth’s crust. 

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What is a Geothermal Greenhouse? Part 2

Almost any kind of dense mass absorbs heat as it is exposed to sunlight. 

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What is a Geothermal Greenhouse? Part 1

Greenhouses, at the most fundamental level, are simply buildings designed to protect tender or out-of-season plants from damaging cold

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Reservoir Dog Days

Like with any body of water, benefits do come with some risk. 

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Retention Ponds: Best Practices for Best Results

For a reservoir that’s meant to hold water for a long period of time, or protect the local groundwater from toxins and chemicals

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Attention to Retention Ponds

Retention ponds, or Stormwater Wet ponds, are permanent bodies of water that provide opportunities for treatment 

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Damming Circumstances Reservoir Ponds

Before construction can begin, the river must be diverted through constructed channels on the surface or underground

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More Important Considerations in Reservoir Design

Fast-moving or highly turbid water can carve deep ravines throughout a waterway or reservoir

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Important Considerations in Reservoir Pond Design

The overall construction and individual functions of a reservoir will vary depending on the goals of the builder 

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Reservoir Classification

The local geology, the intended use of the water collected, and where/when the water is meant to be released are all defining parts of a reservoir

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What About Other Reservoirs?

Flood control reservoirs are incredibly important for protecting life and developments located further downstream

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Agricultural Reservoirs - Running off the Farm

Construction sites, or areas cleared for agricultural purposes, are especially vulnerable to increased sediment and pollutant run-off

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What Goes into a Reservoir Pond?

As new residential or commercial developments are built, like roads, parking lots, sidewalks, and subdivisions, the natural landscape is no longer able to absorb water 

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What is a Reservoir Pond Good For?

Humans have been storing water in artificial ponds and lakes for a very long time. 

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Is Energy Use and Waste Disposal in Commercial RO Sustainable?

There are several options for removing salt from natural sources like ocean water,

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Is Seawater a Sustainable Resource?

As the global demand for limited resources of fresh water increases, it seems obvious to turn to saltwater resources and desalination technology

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Brine Management Options Part 2

In certain circumstances, low concentrations of brine can be used in agriculture for irrigation. 

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