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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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10 Different Ways People Are Tapping Into Solar Energy

As climate change continues to worsen, people all over the world have begun to look to alternative forms of energy. Solar energy is renewable, inexhaustible and incredibly versatile. We can use it to power everything from cars to tablets. Keep reading to see how solar energy is used today. 10 Solar Energy Uses Humans have […]

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5 Health and Environmental Benefits of Riding Your Bike

Did you know that in Amsterdam, Europe there are more bicycles than people? There are approximately 811 thousand citizens owning around 880 thousand bikes. We believe Amsterdam is one of the cities that should serve as an example to others. Many people, in other parts of the world, use their car or motorbike when they […]

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Green up Your Business Fleet: Efficient 5-Step Approach to Reduce Environmental Impact

Eco-consciousness and the raised environmental awareness brought forth the need to start looking for solutions that will allow us to reduce our carbon footprints. This is particularly true for various businesses and especially for those putting a lot of vehicles on the road. Carbon emissions, as well as the price of gas and oil, are […]

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How Sustainability Is the Future of the Eco-Friendly Building Industry

Eco-friendly building construction begins with intelligent design. By thinking strategically, and adopting the right way of working with the correct materials and technology early, you can help save the environment and your money. The benefits of creating an eco-friendly and efficient home or building include a healthy living space, lower fuel bills, and having a […]

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Environmental and Personal Advantages to Being Thrifty

No matter what fashion trends we see coming in or out, we can guarantee with the current status of our environment, secondhand shopping is going to be a trend that will stick. Shopping only secondhand can take some time to get used to but, once you get there, you’ll find there are so many benefits […]

Green Innovations Transforming Concrete and Cement

Anywhere you go, you’ll likely see concrete as part of buildings, homes and other structures. That’s because it’s the most commonly used building material. With that said, it comes at a cost. The Problems With Concrete Although concrete has been the most popular building tool for decades, it takes a toll on the environment in a few […]

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6 Principles for Re-Designing the Sustainable Suburbs for the Future

There seems to be no drop in interest for suburbs. After the back-to-the-city movement of 2009-2012, people seem to be favoring suburban neighborhoods again, so they need to be redesigned to accommodate the new generation of homeowners. Unfortunately, our perception of living has become somewhat binary – you either live in Brooklyn high-rise or in […]

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Greenifying the Automotive Industry: The Sustainability of Electric Vehicles

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the ongoing global warming crisis. Harmful carbon emissions play a big part in worsening this environmental issue and according to a 2019 report: the transportation sector causes about 24% of these hazardous CO2 emissions worldwide. This is where electric cars come in. They […]

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The Basics of a Sustainable Home: How You Can Start Today

Building and having a sustainable home is more feasible now than ever before. The technologies to do it are becoming more affordable, governments are becoming more supportive of sustainability efforts, and communities around the world are launching their own eco-friendly initiatives. If you want to catch up with the rest of the planet, here’s how […]