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Article written by, Lillian Connors. If one thing is true about Lillian Connors, her mind is utterly curious. That’s why she can’t resist the urge to embark on a myriad of green living/home improvement projects and spread the word about them. She cherishes the notion that sustainable housing and gardening will not only make us far less dependent on others regarding the dwellings we inhabit, but also contribute to our planet being a better place to live on.

Hot Water: How to Use It Rationally

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Hot Water In every household, the three biggest energy wasters are the heating and cooling unit, water heater and old house appliances. Of course, there are numerous ways you can significantly reduce your bills, thus helping your household budget. While, for instance, dealing with retaining the optimal temperature in your home is fairly easy – you can additionally insulate your ... Read More »

Fashion & Sustainability: Both Moving Forward

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Fashion & Sustainability Unless you’ve dwelled under a very stylish rock in the past few years, you have most certainly noticed the mindset shift that has slowly begun to transform the world into a more Earth-mindful place. From a growing number of eco-friendly and cruelty-free beauty brands, all the way to organic and locally-sourced foods, this green craving has shaped ... Read More »

Range Hood: It’s a Clean and Green Machine

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Range Hood Did you know that every kitchen needs a range hood? There are a whole lot of air pollutants floating around the kitchen that can harm our health. Using a range hood is key to minimizing that risk. Read More »

Domestic Water Waste: How to Put a Stop to It

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Domestic Water Waste Water consumption around the world is reaching staggering and frightening levels, as the average household can waste as much as 700 litres of water per week (around 40.000 litres an annual level). This huge amount of water consumption around the world can have severe consequences on the ecosystem, leading to droughts and restrictions in the near future. ... Read More »

Modular homes: Green Fix To UK Home Shortage

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Modular Homes It may be a little less prevalent among news headlines, but the UK’s housing crisis is still ongoing. There aren’t enough homes to house the existing population, nor are there currently predicted to be enough for the population as it continues to grow. Read More »

Gas Heating: How to Use it Efficiently

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Gas Heating As the temperatures outside begin to fall and winter draws near, you inevitably start thinking about your heating bill and ways of keeping it as low as possible. Good preparation of your home and the heating system is what will get you through another cold season without breaking the bank and with a pleasant temperature in the house. ... Read More »

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

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Energy Saving Tips Spring has almost officially sprung, and we can all look forward to cheaper fuel bills over the coming months as well as a much needed injection of colour and sunshine. It’s easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, but instead of burying your head in the sand and pretending it’s going to be ... Read More »

Apply for an “EEL” energy efficient mortgage?

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Energy Efficient With energy efficiency targets an increasingly important issue for the UK Government, there are more efforts to improve the UK’s energy efficiency across a variety of areas. One of those that is receiving some attention, is the UK’s housing stock. In particular its existing, older housing stock and how to encourage owners to invest in making them more ... Read More »

Sustainable Features: What Every New Home Needs

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Sustainable Features Sustainable features are a major home selling point and highly desirable lifestyle staples. To integrate them, you are much better off planning ahead of time instead of doing expensive remodeling projects later. Namely, those who are building homes from the ground up have a chance to make the most of various exciting products, save a great deal of ... Read More »