A Solar Energy Powered Fountain?

Do you desire to make your personal space just a little more stunning? twf028-ld__25647.jpg Well, think about adding elegance and value to your residence by installing a solar water feature. Solar powered fountains can be a better investment versus electric ones because they not only improve one's health but they offer other interesting financial perks. Even though there may be a significantly greater cost at the beginning, the long-term investment will make it worthwhile. You will not have to worry about energy shortages as your fountain will not be powered by electricity.

Running water fountains will lead to an increase in your electric bill. The short-term advantages may not be noticeable, but keep in mind that the increased value of your home will be later on.

The issue with using more electricity is not solely about our bills, the effect on the environment is considerable. Becoming “green” is just one of the advantages of installing a solar water fountain running only on the power of the sun. Using solar energy to heat or cool your house is much better for our environment.

Less maintenance is a benefit of installing this kind of fountain. Since solar fountains don't have motors, they don't get clogged which leads to less cleaning. Which ultimately means more time to chill out in your yard.

Putting in a Fountain Can Benefit Your Business

Most customers think water fountains are a great addition to a business. If you have a business or store, having a water fountain will likely bring in more clientele and set you apart from the competition. Yoga studios, bookstores, coffee shops, salons, and other retail spaces are great places to install a water fountain. The right water fountain will provide a relaxing ambiance to a business where people enjoy meeting outdoors. Couples out on a romantic date will definitely appreciate a charming fountain in any bar or restaurant.

A Genuine Roman Marvel: The Santa Maria Fountain in Cosmedin

Remarkable discoveries of both Christian and pagan origin have been made by archaeologists and restorers in the area around Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome. The nearby basilica is largely for the marble sculpture known as the Bocca della Verità, (Mouth of Truth) located in its entryway. Built in 1719, the Santa Maria in Cosmedin water fountain was not well known and situated far from sight making it hard to visit. For the most part, people stayed away from the area because it was a drab and neglected part of the city. As part of a project to modernize the piazza outside the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, the Italian architect Carlo Bizzaccheri was instructed by Pope Clement XI to design a fountain. Work on the church's infrastructure began on on August 11, 1717. The first stone to be placed in the foundation was consecrated and medallions bearing the images of the Blessed Virgin, for whom the church is named, and St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of water, were also thrown in.

Outdoor Water Features: The Perfect Way to Celebrate a Cherished One

To celebrate the memory of someone who has died, consider creating a garden fountain. Customs that were once prevalent are often ignored these days. That said, people still commonly have some sort of memorial for loved ones who have passed. Personal things from the dead person’s life often play an important part in a commemorative piece. There are numerous ways to remember someone passed and many people choose a backyard garden fountain to this end. Including photos, planting a tree or flowers, attaching a customized plaque, or gathering at the fountain to pay homage are ways you can make it more personal.

You can pay homage to the dearly departed in creative and individual ways with garden fountains. Success and a good life lived can be celebrated with the flowing water, which is a figurative representation of those things.

Whatever sort of garden fountain you pick as a memorial, make sure it is durable, high quality, and able to tolerate any type of weather. You will want to ensure that your memorial will last many years once in place.

Where are the World’s Most Grandiose Water Elements?

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has the leading continuously- running water fountain known as the King Fahd Fountain (1985). Reaching incredible heights above the Red Sea, this fountain jets water 260 meters (853 feet) in the air.

Reaching water heights of 202 meters (663 feet), the World Cup Fountain in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), is recognized as the 2nd highest worldwide.

Next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, is the Gateway Geyser (1995) which comes in third place. Considered the highest fountain in the United States, it propels water 192 meters (630 feet) into the sky.

With water jetting 190 meters (620 feet) in the air, the Port Fountain in Karachi, Pakistan makes the list.

Fountain Park in Fountain Hills, Arizona is number 4: it can jet water 171 meters (561 feet) high when the three pumps operate at full capacity, it is usually limited to 91 meters (300 feet).

The Dubai Fountain was opened in 2009 next to Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building. It performs every 1/2 hour to previously recorded music and shoots water up to 73 meters (240 feet) in height -it also has built in extreme shooters, though only used during special events, which reach 150 meters (490 feet) in height.

Number 7 is the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet in Canberra, completed in 1970, propelling water 147 meters (482 feet) high.

And finally we have the Jet d'eau, in Geneva (1951) which measures 140 meters (460 feet) in height.


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