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Eco Friendly and Sustainable Green Building

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Eco Friendly and Sustainable Everywhere you turn today you can hear people discussing and considering “going green”. Due to the rate at which we are exploiting it, our planet is not sustainable and over the years we will slowly run out of natural resources that we need to survive. So, if you’re also one of the people concerned with this ... Read More »

Air Conditioning: Energy Saving Tips

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Air Conditioning It seems summers are only getting hotter. Every year we tend to waste a lot of electricity on running Air Conditioning units to keep the temperature down to bearable levels. On the other hand, energy saving mentality, also known as green thinking, has become the important lifestyle initiative. In order to balance on a tight rope of keeping ... Read More »

Home Energy Savings Infographic

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Home Energy Savings Replace older incandescent light bulbs with LED or CFL bulbs that consume less energy. Make sure attics and basements are properly insulated. Change HVAC filters monthly. Install a programmable or smart thermostat. Wrap your water heater with an insulated blanket to prevent heat loss. Put timers and/or motion detectors on outdoor lighting fixtures. Replace older appliances with ... Read More »

Green Homes, when Flipping a House

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Green Homes The benefits of green homes are numerous, both for builders and buyers. With eco-friendly construction practices, you can reduce a property’s carbon footprint, increase its value, and feel good about your sustainable contribution to the planet. One study showed that houses with green certification labels sell for 9% more than their counterparts, while a Realtor.com survey revealed that ... Read More »

Energy Efficient Homes: A Buyer’s Guide

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Energy Efficient Homes Environmentalism has become more than just a passing trend in the 21st century, rather it has become a way of life for many mindful individuals across the globe, and the movement is becoming increasingly popular with each passing year. Read More »

HURRICANE HARVEY SOLAR LIGHT RELIEF

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Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey is an active weakening tropical cyclone that is causing unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas. It was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, ending a record 12-year period with no hurricanes of Category 3 intensity or higher making landfall in the United States. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches (1,000 mm) of rain as the system meandered ... Read More »

Solight Design, affordable solar lighting solutions

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Solight Design SOLIGHT DESIGN ™ MAKES BEAUTIFULLY AND SUSTAINABLE HOME LIGHTING PRODUCTS THAT APPEAL TO THE DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS CONSUMER WHILE PROVIDING LIGHTS TO THOSE IN NEED. Our company mission is to provide lights to those who need them most. There are over 1.6 billion people who have no access to electricity and clean sustainable lighting, something most of us take for ... Read More »

Home Energy Savings Tips for UK Homes

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Home Energy Savings It’s a glorious summer in the UK and we know many of you are celebrating the ability to keep the heating off for more than a month and enjoy plenty of BBQ’s. But, even though the weather is hot and the garden is calling, the summer is a good time to think about how you can save ... Read More »

Solar Energy? Here’s what you need to know

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Solar Energy We spend a fortune on electricity, yet the most powerful energy source in the universe is free. As central London estate agent LDG puts it, “The power that the sun provides our tiny planet in just one hour is enough to meet our energy needs for a whole year, so if you’re worried that solar power won’t be ... Read More »

DIY Home Energy Audit Checklist

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DIY Home Energy Audit Even if you’re not concerned about your carbon footprint or any of the other eco-friendly buzzwords that have emerged in recent years, you’re probably interested in saving some money. For homeowners, making their homes more energy efficient is a good way to save money by cutting down on the amount of energy they use — and ... Read More »

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