Solar-powered canopy captures the rhythm of Miami

June 1st, 2020

The Rhythm Foundation exists to bring international music to the U.S.It focuses on music from cultures that connect to South Florida includingLatin America, Brazil, the Caribbean, Africa and Europe.  In 2015, the Miami, Fla.-based nonprofit was awarded management of the North Beach Bandshell, an open-air amphitheater in Miami Beach’s NorthBeach Historic District that’s been the […]

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Rising to sustainable heights: solar balloons

October 1st, 2019

Like a field of sunflowers that tilt their heads towards the sun, the solarCLOUD canopy of solar balloons floats higher in the sky during daylight hours via solar energy. Photos: Superspace. Imagine a thousand balloons gently floating in the air above a public square collecting energy from the sun. That’s the vision of Superspace, an […]

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Clean green at Mermet

March 1st, 2008

3G Mermet, Cowpens, S.C., manufactures solar-protection fabrics from high-quality coated fiberglass yarns, primarily used for window screens. In January, the company received two certifications from GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, Marietta, Ga., that demonstrate that it makes those products to high environmental standards. “Mermet coated fabrics meet or exceed the field-validated standards for products and materials with […]

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