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Jul 10

Choosing the Right Solar Company for Install

Source: Wikimedia Commons   Solar power is quickly becoming more affordable and worth serious consideration for all homeowners, not just the ones purely interested in their impact on the environment. Many homeowners are realizing that they can have a more eco-friendly home and also save money by investing in solar over the long-term, which is …

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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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May 24

How to Make the Exterior Your Home Eco-Friendly

Today, everyone is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of eco-friendly practices in and around the home. Whether they’re looking at renewable energy sources or they’re starting to do more recycling, there are hundreds of ways everyone can do their bit for the environment. However, when it comes to the exterior of your property, there …

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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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Jul 24

Turning a Urban Heat Hotbed into a Green Cooling Haven

There is no better symbol of modernization, success, and advancements than urban cities. Cities are sources of vibrant economies, progressive thinking, and the evolution of a country. Yet, while cities are a hotbed for progression, they are also a literal hotbed of heat – which is the reason why urban cities are notoriously referred to …

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Jun 25

Can Your Roof Save the Planet?

Now I’ve never been on the Family Feud, but I can guarantee that if you ask one-hundred people what the best way to save money on household energy costs is, you’ll see close to the following breakdown: About 50 of them will say windows and making sure they’re not leaking hot or cold. Another 20-25 …

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Mar 12

Go Green and Save Green with a Residential Metal Roof

There have been a lot of trends since the turn of the century; new diets, powerful smart phones, and battery-powered cars have changed the way people think and live. Perhaps, though, the most important trend of the Millennial Generation is living “green” lifestyles. Fears of global warming are primarily causes of the public’s newfound respect …

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Jan 06

5 Ways to Make the Roof of Your Home More Energy Efficient

As many of us are becoming more energy efficient, it’s totally understandable why almost daily, we find ourselves looking for ways to minimize the amount of electricity that we use so that we can save money on our energy bills. Some of these things include purchasing double-pane windows and getting appliances that come with the …

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Oct 17

Things to Look For When Shopping for a Green Home

In the market for a new home? Want to keep your utilities down and help the environment? Look no further! We all know that green is the way to go if you have both the Earth and your pocketbook in mind. However it can be hard to understand what is behind all the gimmicks and …

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Aug 20

Be Kind to the Environment with Green Roofing System

How often we think to convert our roofs into an environmentally zone? Frequently but heads back due to undue fear and knowledge about its adoption for the residential or commercial area. The daily urge of various environmentalists, researchers to “Go Green” is simultaneously changing the mindset of owners in Abingdon to consult the architecture and …

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Apr 11

Is Your Home a Hazard? Five Hidden Dangers

As a home owner, you make it your job to ensure the safety of everyone that occupies and visits your home. No matter how careful you are, there are hidden dangers lurking inside of your dwelling that you need to know about. Here are the top five: 1. Your Clothes Dryer Have you ever stopped …

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Dec 19

Why Protecting Your Roof is Good for the Environment

There are various ‘green’ methods for the home that you may have read about that involve buying energy efficient appliances, or investing in insulation. However, it is important to also think about the parts of your home that are already in place and how to make them ‘greener’ too. Let’s take a look at roof …

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