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Green Up Your Home, 9 Affordable Ways

Biophilic Design

Green Up Your Home In recent years, environmental impact became a very frequently discussed topic. However, the blame for everything going wrong with the world is not entirely on politicians and huge corporations. According to a recent analysis published by the Journal of Industrial Ecology, 60%-80% of overall environmental impact comes from household consumption. It is obvious that, if we ... Read More »

Home Retrofits: Energy Efficiency to the Max

home retrofits

Home Retrofits Raising awareness about the importance of having energy efficient homes is one of the most widespread and crucial activities worldwide. There are many reasons for that: from saving money on bills to contributing to environment protection. That’s why it’s vital that we approach this matter seriously if we’re planning to retrofit our home and here are some aspects ... Read More »

Greener Roads In Residential Electricity

solar power

Greener Roads The growing concern for the environment combined with rising electricity costs has resulted in a lot of effort to make people’s homes greener and energy efficient (greener roads). While in the past, this might have been reserved only for the affluent, nowadays, anyone can apply green measures with little effort and a reasonable amount of money. In addition, ... Read More »

Solar, U.S. to Power 4.6 Million Homes

Solar

Solar Solar energy is on the upsurge, representing 40 percent of all new electric generating capacity brought on-line in the first half of 2015, according to a new report today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The Q2 2015 edition of the U.S. Market Insight Report revealed the U.S. industry installed 1,393 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaics ... Read More »

Solar Farm, In The California Desert

solar farm

Solar Farm Solar is going big. Again. The federal government last year,  green-lit a 485-megawatt solar farm that will generate enough carbon-free electricity to power 180,000 homes when it comes online in the Southern California desert. During the Great Recession, there was nothing unusual about billions of dollars in federal stimulus money fueling big green dreams of carpeting the Mojave ... Read More »

Egloo, candles will never be the same!

egloo

Egloo What is egloo Egloo is conceived for contrasting continuous waste of electricity used for warming domestic rooms, offering, as a option, a candle-powered way that provides a cheaper and more ecological energy, taking advantage of features of terracotta that stores the heat and slowly and gradually releases it by radiation, even after it blows out. How to use it ... Read More »

Off-Grid Cabin by Snowboard Legend Mike Basich

off grid

Off-Grid Mike Basich once lived in a luxurious 4,000 square foot mansion, but right now, the former professional snowboarder is living out his childhood dreams in a tiny cabin in the snow-covered Sierra Nevada mountains. But really, his 250-square-foot, off-grid home in Soda Springs, California is a dream come true for anyone who appreciates living off of the land. Featured ... Read More »

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment

renewable energy

Renewable Energy Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment Renewables and energy efficiency have long been part of Walmart’s strategy to operate at an everyday low cost, while also allowing Walmart to be a good steward of the environment. Learn more about what we’re doing, not just to conserve energy, but also to create energy. Working toward 100% renewable energy We’ve come a ... Read More »

Google Invests $300 Million in SolarCity to Make Going Solar Easier

solar energy

SolarCity Google has contributed a little less than half of SolarCity’s $750 million solar project fund. SolarCity has announced a $750 million fund to help defray the costs of solar panel installation in residential homes in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Following Apple’s recent partnership with First Solar, Google has committed $300 million to the new fund—its largest renewable energy ... Read More »