Wind Turbines and More at U.S. Botanic Garden
Wx and the City
If you haven't had the chance yet, there's still time to check out some very cool weather-related features at the "One Planet - Ours!" exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden through Oct. 13.
The exhibit highlights innovative technologies that capture solar energy, reuse rainwater and filter air, including a vertical axis wind turbine that can power one-third of the annual electricity for a family of four with 12 mph winds, rainscaping techniques for stormwater retention and an interactive solar-powered fountain.
You can take a virtual tour of exhibit features here, or check out some of the highlights in the following PDF documents: Vertical Axis Wind Turbine | Indoor Air Quality: Living-wall Biofilter | Rainscaping | Water: H2O = Life | Solar shed and solar-powered fountain | Solar America Cities | Solar-powered generator
| September 17, 2008; 12:45 PM ET
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