sustainable home renovations

12 Ways to Renovate Your Home Sustainably

There’s a lot to think about when renovating your home. You need to design your new space and add your personal style to the house. However, you should also incorporate substance, as well as style, when doing home renovations. Consider how you can help the environment when making design choices. Here are 12 ways you […]

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Sustainable Habits to Adopt for the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, now’s the time to learn sustainable habits and practices you can adopt to better yourself and the environment. Here’s to a better year ahead! Sustainable Clothing Practices It might be a New Year and a new you, but I’d recommend thinking twice before buying that new coat without first […]

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How to Know If Your Presents Are Really Eco-Friendly

Winter is on its way and storefronts everywhere are already announcing Christmas will be here soon. The celebration of Christmas has valuable religious and historical roots, but it’s turned into a marketing brouhaha in modern culture. In fact, the consumerist celebration of Christmas has turned many individuals against the holiday, especially when they consider the […]

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How to Find and Limit Sneaky Sources of Air Pollution in Your Home

Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]

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How to Reduce Air Conditioning Costs in Summer

Summer is a time full of barbecues and beach trips. It also brings the heat, which will lead you to crank up your air conditioning. However, the costs to cool your home can add up quick.  Here are some green tips for reducing your utility bills this summer.  Upgrade Your Windows If your windows are […]

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How to Prepare Your Roof for Solar Shingles

Solar shingles are a great way to make your home more environmentally-friendly and lower your electricity bills. However, it’s vital to do some prep work before installing them. Here is how to get your roof ready for installation.  Benefits of Solar Shingles Before you install your shingles, consider some of their advantages. One of the […]

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What Factors Contribute to a Sustainable Building?

Residential and commercial properties around the globe are adopting sustainable features. When you drive through suburban neighborhoods, you may notice solar panels mounted on rooftops. These green devices and other energy- and water-efficient technologies benefit building owners and the planet. Installing sustainable features on a building increases its value, lowers utility costs and shrinks its […]

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How to Convince Your Partner to Go Green

Switching to a green lifestyle can be a rewarding experience. You’ll take charge of your carbon footprint and improve the planet. But what if your partner isn’t on board with the idea? If you feel awkward or nervous about bringing up the subject, use this guide to learn how to convince your partner to go […]

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How Smart Technology Can Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

The eco-conscious movement recently found its way into the residential sector. You may spot solar-paneled roofs, electric cars, and rainwater harvesting systems in American suburban neighborhoods. These forms of green technology work to shrink one’s carbon footprint, protect the environment, and decrease the cost of utility bills. Adding smart technology to your home can also […]

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Sustainable Lawns: 10 Eco-Friendly Changes to Make Your Lawn Greener

There’s nothing like a beautiful garden to spruce up your property. However, you may not have realized most yards aren’t eco-friendly because they require so many resources to sustain. That’s why homeowners may want to reconsider how they care for their yards. Here are 10 tricks homeowners can use to maintain sustainable lawns: 1. Collect […]