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Smart Homes, You and the Environment

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How Smart Homes Are Beneficial for Both You and the Environment Building custom homes has grown in popularity over the past several years. Today, it is possible for home buyers to completely tailor their homes to meet their needs. In many instances, these buyers want to build smart homes that not only offer benefits to families. These homes are considered ... Read More »

Earth-Sheltered Homes: Anatomy and Benefits

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Earth-Sheltered Homes: Anatomy and Benefits The typical four-walled home that we all have come to know and love isn’t the only option available for homeowners anymore. With today’s advancements in construction technology and architectural design, it’s now possible, now more than ever, to both live comfortably, be eco-conscious, and live out your Lord of the Rings fantasies and live like ... Read More »

What Can Fashion Learn From the Construction Industry?

What can fashion learn from the construction industry?

What Can Fashion Learn From the Construction Industry? The construction industry is widely regarded as having one of the lowest levels of efficiency out of all industries worldwide, as well as being exceptionally slow to implement modern technologies. If you consider the construction of a modern house, you might well conjure up the image of a brick-layer carefully laying mortar ... Read More »

The Essential Features of a Sustainable New Home

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Sustainable Home Nowadays, sustainability is the name of the game, especially when our homes are concerned. When building a new home, you have all the opportunity in the world to make it as sustainable and as eco-friendly as you see fit. Read More »

A New Roof Can Help On Energy Costs

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A New Roof   On average, how much a homeowner spends on their utility bills is heavily influenced by energy costs — that is, the heating and cooling of their homes. Depending on the weather and the conditions of your house, your energy bills can quickly skyrocket, severely burdening your pockets. That’s why many homeowners are always on the lookout ... Read More »

Sustainable Home Building: New Milestones

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Sustainable Home Building “Thinking green” has turned into one of the most ubiquitous mantras of the 21st century. Faced with the pessimistic odds when it comes to the unpredictability of the volatile weather conditions and climate fluctuations, the humanity has started to change its living habits. The process is very gradual, almost seamless, but the changes are definitely on their ... Read More »

Green Granny Flats and Backyard Retreats

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Green Granny Flats Designing a backyard living space will not only boost the value of your home, but it will also truly enrich your home experience. While a beautiful outdoor studio can become your hub of creativity, a stylish granny flat will provide you with a guest house, kids’ play area or a rental property. Furthermore, this will be a ... Read More »

Green Construction Technology in 2018: 6 Trends

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Green Construction Technology The construction sector of today is influenced by technology more than ever before, and many concepts that were once found only in sci-fi books are slowly becoming a part of the mainstream building industry. Additionally, green construction and eco-friendly materials are finding their way into construction because of the damage that has been done to the environment. ... 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 »