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Where did Garden Water Fountains Originate from?

The incredible construction of a fountain allows it to provide clean water or shoot water high into air for dramatic effect and it can also serve as an excellent design feature to complete your home.

From the onset, outdoor fountains were simply there to serve as functional elements. Inhabitants of urban areas, townships and small towns used them as a source of drinking water and a place to wash up, which meant that fountains needed to be connected to nearby aqueduct or spring. Used until the nineteenth century, in order for fountains to flow or shoot up into the air, their source of water such as reservoirs or aqueducts, had to be higher than the water fountain in order to benefit from the power of gravity. Acting as an element of adornment and celebration, fountains also generated clean, fresh drinking water. Roman fountains often depicted imagery of animals or heroes made of metal or stone masks. Muslims and Moorish landscaping designers of the Middle Ages included fountains to re-create smaller models of the gardens of paradise. To demonstrate his prominence over nature, French King Louis XIV included fountains in the Garden of Versailles. To mark the entrance of the restored Roman aqueducts, the Popes of the 17th and 18th centuries commissioned the building of baroque style fountains in the spot where the aqueducts arrived in the city of Rome

The end of the 19th century saw the rise in usage of indoor plumbing to supply drinking water, so urban fountains were relegated to purely decorative elements. Gravity was substituted by mechanical pumps in order to enable fountains to bring in clean water and allow for beautiful water displays.

Decorating city parks, honoring people or events and entertaining, are some of the functions of modern-day fountains.Advantages Photovoltaic Outdoor Fountains 207025070414862650.jpg

The Advantages of Photovoltaic Outdoor Fountains

There are various energy sources which can be used to power your garden wall fountain. Older fountains have historically been powered by electricity, but due to a greater interest in eco-friendly fountains, solar energy is used in newer models. The initial costs to run your fountain on solar energy are probably going to be steaper, but you should keep in mind that in the long run it will be the more affordable option. Terra cotta, copper, porcelain, or bronze are the most prevalent materials used to build solar powered water fountains. You should be able to buy the right sort of fountain to meet your decoration requirements. If you are looking to have your own garden retreat, these kinds of fountains are ideal because they are easy to upkeep and also have a positive effect on the environment.

Indoor wall fountains not only give you something attractive to look at, they also help to cool your home. Applying the same methods used in air conditioners and evaporative coolers, they are a great alternative to cool off your home. You can lower your power bill since they consume less electricity.

Fanning crisp, dry air across them is the most frequent method used to benefit from their cooling effect. Either your ceiling fan or air from a corner of the room can be used to improve flow. It is essential to ensure that air is consistently blowing over the surface of the water. Cool, fresh air is one of the natural byproducts of fountains and waterfalls. The sudden chill we feel is normal when we approach a big municipal fountain or a waterfall. Placing your fountain cooling system in a spot where it will receive additional heat is not useful. If you are looking for an efficient cooling system, it should be placed away from direct sunlight.