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Top 5 Jobs and Career Paths for People Who Want to Save the Planet

You might think you are not able to make any significant impact or save the planet in your lifetime, but in reality, your contribution is the only thing that truly matters. Each and every one of us has a responsibility to care for the only home we have, but also for our fellow human beings. […]

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5 Green Exterior Renovations For Your Home That Reduce Energy Costs

There are very few sectors of society that are not at least partially committed to the idea of “going green,” and the real estate market is no exception. After all, not only do green home features appeal to an environmentally-conscious clientele, but they can help homeowners save significantly on energy costs over time. As such, […]

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Improved Indoor Air Quality in 5 Simple Steps

As you may know, we’ve had an extremely harsh summer here in California (and along the west coast) with an outrageous number of fires. These fires have lead to very poor air quality. In fact, at one point, numerous cities along the Western U.S. were being reported as having the worst air quality in the […]

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4 Air Purifying Plants for Your Apartment

Living in an apartment or condominium can be confining. It’s not just the space that gets a little stuffy sometimes; it’s also the air quality. Many condo-dwellers purchase devices like air purifiers or humidifiers to try to regulate the air quality of their home. However, these devices can take up an inordinate amount of space, […]

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6 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

While coronavirus may be the talk of the town at the moment, climate change hasn’t gone away.  With sea levels continuously on the rise, atmospheric carbon dioxide at its highest level for 800,000 years and plastic in the oceans at an unprecedented high, it can be all too easy to get sidetracked at this time […]

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Green Siding and Roofing Options that Cut Energy Costs

“Going green” and “sustainability” are two phrases you hear a lot these days – and for a good reason. The demand for eco-friendly products has taken the world by storm. We have green cars, green tech, green appliances, and more.  Being an environmentally-conscious consumer has become a moral imperative, and more people are looking for […]

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Correlation Between Indoor Air Pollution and Plants

If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]

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Tips to Conserve Energy at Home While Quarantined

The national enforcement of social distancing practices has led to many Americans, self-isolating, social distancing and working from home. While you may be seeing reduced spending on transportation, being stuck at home with the whole family can mean you are spending more than you would like on utilities. Here are some eco-conscious tips to help […]

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Going Solar 101: Tips for Solar Inverter Installation and Maintenance

If you’ve been exploring the idea of installing a solar panel system, you probably already know all the components you’ll need to obtain. Some of these components may vary depending on the type of system you’re about to install. That said, you’ll still need to get your hands on solar panels, batteries, charge controller and […]

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How Can Windows Reduce Your Energy Usage?

Windows have a significant impact on the look and feel of a home or commercial building. They let natural light filter in and allow you to enjoy the outdoor scenery. At the same time, they play a role in a building’s energy efficiency — or lack thereof. Excess light shining in can raise indoor temperatures […]