Comfort Control

This section is devoted to aspects of a house that affect the interior temperature. Most of the products referenced here would in some way be considered "green".

Insulation

sailshadeyourhome.com simple Roman shades that are insulated with R-7 Reflectix.

Instructions for how to make your own Roman Sailshade without the need to sew the fabric.

Reduce your heating and cooling bills by installing a Radiant Barrier.

ecofoil.com has some good FAQ's related to radiant barriers.

goodshepherdwool.com sheep's wool from Australia.

alpacainsulation.com sells alpaca wool insulation in Ohio.

bondedlogic.com UltraTouch insulation from recycled post-industrial denim and cotton fibers.

applegatecottonarmor.com the environmental impact of cotton insulation.

biobased.com manufactures a soy oil based foam insulation similar to other foams, but much more environmentally benign.

blackmountaininsulationusa.com supplies natural sheep's wool insulation products to the U.S. market.

biofib-isolation.com offers batt insulation products that employ combinations of hemp, flax or cellulose fibers.

insulationstop.com sells radiant barrier and reflective foil bubble insulation products.

ecobatt.us made from over 60% recycled material with natural binders.

truprotect.com Combination of radiant barrier and corrugated board up to 1" thick; 95% recycled materials.

applegateinsulation.com facts about the value of cellulose insulation.

Heating

radiantcompany.com informative site of company that will work with owner/builders to help design a radiant floor heating system.

radiantsolar.com one of the original companies offering solar radiant floor heating systems.

radiantheatreviewer.com offers a great deal of information about radiant floor heating systems.

firespeaking.com features a nice portfolio of masonry heater, rocket stoves, ovens, etc.

Kelly Hart's review of Masonry Heaters: Designing, Building, and Living with a Piece of the Sun by Ken Matsz.

Cooling

universaltileventilators.com an Australian solution for simple roof vents that are designed to install on tile and corregated metal roofing.

www.eco.ph features solar and wind-driven attic ventilation systems.

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