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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 »

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 »

Sustainable Concrete…..Sustainable?

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Sustainable Concrete Most people don’t know this, but concrete is one of the key contributors to sustainable development. It’s the most widely used out of all construction materials and is a major factor in Australia’s economic well-being via investment, employment, and taxation. It’s used literally everywhere: in bridges, roads, apartment buildings, schools, hospitals and although it’s very versatile as a ... Read More »

Home Building with the Environment In Mind

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Home Building Green or eco-friendly is the way to go; there is no question about it. A few years ago, this was maybe a toss-up because of how cost-effective green technology was back then. However, things are completely different today. Every year, we get new green solutions for various aspects of our life. If you want to drive an eco-friendly ... Read More »

Organic Farms, Getting Things off the Ground

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Organic Farms Organic farms are the latest trend of healthy living. Food and livestock grown and bred on these tracks of land is meant to comply with standards of organic production. This means the practices respect ecological balance, biodiversity and cycle resources. Use of particular pesticides and fertilizers is limited though not completely restricted. Once harvested, these foods are not ... 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 »

Organic Coffee Selection: Perks of Fair-Trade

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Organic Coffee There has been a lot of buzz concerning organic and fair trade products. While a lot of celebrities and influencers advocated buying commodities like fair trade coffee, people still didn’t know if it was a commercial hype or something truly beneficial. Read on and find out what ‘free trade’ actually means, and why you should consider switching to ... Read More »