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Sustainable Building to Help Homes Endure Severe Weather

The issues the environment faces will continue growing in upcoming years — severe weather is one of those problems. Severe weather like hurricanes, floods, blizzards and earthquakes can easily topple buildings or structures. Better preparation and planning, though, can introduce practical construction techniques that become preventative measures. With new strategies for construction, communities can better […]

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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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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 […]

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How Electric Bikes Provide Sustainable Transportation Solutions

For a long time, people simply weren’t ready to give up the comfort of their car on their daily commutes. But with the rising popularity of electric bikes, things are changing, and fast. Cities around the US are investing in infrastructure that will encourage a new generation of cyclists – a welcome change, considering that […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Renovate Your Bathroom

Despite being oft-underrated, the bathroom is actually one of the most important areas of any house. After all, it’s the place most responsible for maintaining personal hygiene standards, and will at one point or another be visited by pretty much anyone who enters your home. That’s why keeping it nice and clean is essential. But […]

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6 Things to Know About Using Sustainable Smart Technology

Having smart technology in your home not only makes your life easier but also helps you save time and protect the environment. While the connection between smart gadgets and global warming might not be so clear to the wider audience, this article will show how you can use smart home technology to control energy and […]

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Simple but Effective Ways to Live More Sustainably with Your Pets

If you’re making an effort to live a more sustainable lifestyle, you shouldn’t stop with your own footprint; it’s important to keep your pet’s environmental paw print in mind as well. While it can often be easy to overlook our furry friends when trying to be greener and more eco-conscious, the truth is every decision […]

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Are Living Walls Worth Creating Over Other Sustainable Options?

The shift towards green architecture is increasingly becoming popular among commercial and residential property owners. In the past, making a building sustainable used to be a nice-to-have afterthought, but now it has become a priority. Aside from using renewable energy sources and materials that are sustainable, a typical way to achieve sustainability is to incorporate […]