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The Ultimate Guide To Indoor Air Quality At Home

We do everything we can to make our homes as comfortable as possible. Most of the time, this involves selecting the right furniture, keeping the thermostat at the proper temperature, and choosing the ideal color scheme to set the mood. Over the last few decades, many of us are also concerned with making our homes […]

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Waste Not, Want Not: How To Minimize Water Waste In Your Home

Many of us only really think about water shortages when we’re facing a heatwave, but water is a finite commodity that’s overused regardless of extreme heat. The average person uses 80 to 100 gallons of water per day. From brushing your teeth to taking a bath, the amount of water you use adds up. And […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Office Cleaning Tips

We are all moving towards a greener lifestyle at home, but what happens when we walk into the office? Toxic household cleaning chemicals are well documented, along with their dangers and damage to the environment. Ethical shoppers are spending extra time in grocery store aisles, choosing eco-friendly cleaning products to put in their trolley/cart, but […]

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The Top 4 Benefits Of Installing Solar Panels On Your Home

Solar panels have become one of the trendy features to have in homes, both here in the United States and abroad. They aren’t just nice to have, however, there are hidden benefits of using them as well. Here are the top 4 benefits of installing solar panels on your home: 1. Reducing/Eliminating Energy Bills If […]

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Can Air Conditioners Be Used to Help Clean Up Indoor Air Pollution?

Indoor air is unclean, stale and filled with pollutants. Compared to outdoor air, the air inside your home is ten times more contaminated. Many of the pollutants we inhale in our homes come from outdoors through windows, while others are from different sources inside our homes. Poor indoor air quality can be risky as it […]

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10 Best Ways to Build a Sustainable Park

Parks do more than beautify and enhance a community. They’re also vital for preserving and protecting natural areas and supporting a healthy ecosystem. However, not all green space is as beneficial as you might think. Although most green spaces are an improvement over parking lots or other development from an ecological perspective, they may not […]

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Good Food Gone Bad – Changing Our Appetite for Waste

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations currently estimates that around a third of all food produced in the world is either lost or disposed of. In total, that amounts to approximately 1.3 billion tons of organic waste produced every year—close to 100 billion dollars in monetary terms. The numbers are truly frightening, […]

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Passive Housing: A Greener Way of Living

We’re all looking for ways to cut back on our energy usage and, in turn, reduce our utility bills. Actions such as replacing old light bulbs with efficient LED models and using household appliances only when they’re full or almost full help to conserve energy, but if you truly want your home to be as […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Creating An Energy-Efficient Home

There have always been environmental reasons to “green” one’s home. By decreasing the amount of energy used, it’s possible to reduce your carbon footprint. This, in turn, helps to preserve Earth’s natural resources for future generations. But there are increasingly economic reasons for becoming more energy efficient as well. Nationwide, utility prices keep trending upward, […]

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Light Bulbs and Energy Saving: A Checklist for the Home and Office

We live at an amazing time in human history, and we’re lucky to be blessed with so much abundant technology to make our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors ever could have dreamed. Still, there’s a tendency to think that because this technology is almost always right there when we need it, it […]