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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 »

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 »

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 »

Solar Panels for Your Home, Deciding to Install

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Solar Panels Solar panels are quite a controversial subject nowadays. Installing them is about as thrilling as insulating the attic; however, much like adding insulation, turning to solar energy is a home improvement that might even pay itself off, in addition to being an obvious environmentally conscious choice. So, should you install the solar panels? How do they work? The ... Read More »

Greenovate Your Workplace Effectively

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Greenovate In recent years, environmental issues and concerns have moved indoors and green offices are now part of the green building revolution. Most people spend up to 90% of their days indoors, especially at work and old-fashioned offices pose a great threat to everyone’s health. That’s why more and more companies are investing in green building and they seek ways ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Aruba Commits 100%

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Renewable Energy While many nations are taking steps toward energy independence, Aruba is diving in. In 2012, the small island nation pledged to transition to 100 percent renewable energy within eight years. Justin Locke is director of the island energy program at the Carbon War Room, an international nonprofit. He said it makes sense for islands to switch to clean ... Read More »

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