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Oct 11

5 Eco-Friendly Upgrades for a Greener Kitchen

If you are in the market for a new kitchen, it’s a great time to go green. In addition to the many health and environmental benefits that can be reaped from a green kitchen, using energy and water saving designs and product will add value to your home while decreasing your monthly bills. The kitchen …

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Sep 14

How New Build Homes Can Go Green

Many industries are becoming greener each year, focusing on sustainable and renewable materials and methods. The housing industry has begun to take note as well, introducing many eco-friendly elements into the construction of new homes. Yet there is still plenty of space for new build homes and the industry to go even greener. Buildings are …

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Aug 25

Its Easy Being Green – Transforming Your Home Into an Eco Haven

In the past, we could claim ignorance regarding the negative impact that certain human activities had on the Earth. We didn’t realize the drastic results that burning fossil fuels would have on the environment; we were unaware of how factory farming produced excessive methane which would work towards destroying the ozone layer; we didn’t consider …

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Jun 30

Energy Efficiency Advice for Pole Buildings

If you are thinking about opting for a pole barn home, energy efficiency is something you will want to carefully consider. You are probably already aware that pole barns are generally much more cost efficient than a traditional home. However, you do need to consider the costs on the whole, and this includes assessing your …

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Jun 29

From Recycling to Renewables: How You Can Turn Your Home Green

Image Source   We all have to do our part to help the environment. Whether it’s small things like putting street garbage into the bin or composting, we can all do something to keep the world a little greener. Renewable energy sources have given us all a great opportunity to get away from how we …

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Feb 01

5 Ways to Create an Eco Friendly House

“Green” building has become not just a trend in recent years, but a legal requirement. Of course, large building firms have budgets to cope with such changes in the law, but you can change your home to a greener, more eco friendly house cheaply enough. Here are five cheap ways: Invest in good insulation You …

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Dec 06

4 Ways to Save Energy and Money This New Year

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day takes place every January, which means now is the ideal time to get your home winter ready. You’ll need to insulate to accumulate energy and cost savings, so let’s start at the top of the house, and the 20% of heat that escapes through your roof. Savings start at …

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Aug 18

District Heating & Cooling – a Glimpse into Sheffield’s Energy Network

For those of you who haven’t already heard, District Heating & Cooling has become one of the greenest solutions to distribute heat, hot water and cooling. The technology has been around quite some time now, dating back to the 80s, but it is becoming celebrated more and more, with facts and figures showing the green …

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Mar 31

Save Energy At Home With These Spring Cleaning Tips

Springtime is usually associated with decluttering your home, but in addition to spring cleaning it’s also a chance to review ways to conserve your energy at home. Here are a few simple things you can work into spring cleaning routine to ensure your home is as energy-efficient as possible. Air Leaks & Insulation: Check throughout …

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Mar 11

Eco-Living In The Countryside

image   When we think about eco-living, it doesn’t get any better than heading to the countryside. Living in a rural part of the world gives you a better opportunity to live an environmentally sustainable lifestyle. You can live off the land by cultivating your own vegetables. It’s easier to collect your own water, and …

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Jan 05

How You Can Install a Green Roofing System At Home

You’ve seen them before. Green roofing systems, that is. They are popping up on top of commercial buildings in large and mid-sized cities all across the country. There is a very good reason for this. Not only do they look great but they are also beneficial to the environment. What about your home? Is it …

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Nov 24

Steps for Energy Savings in a Large House

When owning a large home, you must be ready to maintain the home. This means more rooms to clean, more floors to mop, etc. As the owner of a large home it also means larger cost. Not only does the home have a large cost with the mortgage but you also have operational cost. A …

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