Types of Wetlands: Marshes, Swamps, Bogs, and Fens

Part 2 of Wetlands. Do you think all wetlands are the same? They’re not! Each wetland differs due to variations in soils, landscape, climate, water regime and chemistry, vegetation, and human disturbance. Below are brief descriptions of the major types of wetlands found in the United States organized into four general categories: marshes, swamps, bogs, […]

What are the maintenance issues and repair costs for a solar thermal system?

Part 7 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. The costs of maintaining your solar thermal system depend on the type of technology you choose and how often temperatures in your area fall below freezing. Properly maintaining your system will keep it running smoothly. Passive systems do not require much maintenance. For active systems, discuss […]