sustainable homes

7 Commons Myths About Making a Sustainable Home Debunked

If you’re considering building a sustainable home, or renovating your current home for greater energy efficiency, you might wonder if it’s worth it. After all, maybe you’ve read about green building or heard stories countering its benefits and complaining about the costs. Crafting a sustainable home should still account for design and aesthetics, but reap […]

Eco-friendly apartment

5 Ways to Make Your Apartment Eco-Friendly

Over 80% of Americans say having a green living space is important to them. This is good to remember when building or designing a new apartment complex. Adding eco-friendly features to your apartments will attract renters and save money by conserving energy.  Here are five ways to make your apartments environmentally friendly. 1. Choose the […]

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Want the Whole Package? 5 Brands Using Reusable Packaging

Reusable packaging is not a new concept. As some brands have perfected their packaging to produce less waste, some have gone even further by creating an enjoyable customer experience with how they package products. According to the 2021 Global Buying Green Report, 70% of consumers said they would spend more money on a product with […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

While the easiest way to go green for St. Patrick’s Day is to wear a piece of green clothing, when we say go green, we’re talking about doing so in a more biofriendly way. Celebrating holidays like St. Patrick’s Day can easily be done while still minimizing your impact on the environment around you….and that’s […]

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Going on a Hike? 8 Ways to Make Your Trip More Sustainable

Hiking offers numerous benefits, including lowered risk of heart disease, weight control, improved blood pressure, strength, balance, mental health, and more. It’s a wonderful way to connect not only with our inner selves, but also with nature. Since Mother Nature gives so much, the least we can do is treat our surroundings with respect and […]

commercial buildings

How to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable

UK properties are responsible for around 20% of the UK’s carbon emissions, according to the Committee on Climate Change. Business premises are of particular concern. In larger cities, such as London, commercial buildings account for over 70% of the city’s overall emissions. So, it’s understandable why companies need to pay close attention to the ways […]

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10 Ways to Be More Sustainable As a Student

Environmental problems are at the top of the list of the most relevant issues. In response to this issue, more and more people are getting started with a sustainable lifestyle and taking care of the ecology. You might think you need to change a lot of your daily habits to do this but, in fact, […]

Eco-Conscious World

5 Tips for Environmentally Responsible Construction in the Eco-Conscious World

Sustainable residential and commercial real estate development is on the rise around the world, and there are many reasons for this shift. We shouldn’t get ahead of ourselves in thinking construction companies and investors are suddenly interested in saving the planet. Even though many truly are, we should instead consider the various benefits environmentally responsible […]

sustainable features and design

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 […]

sustainable upgrades

How to Upgrade Your Home for a More Sustainable Future

Green savings and green living are constantly taking up attention in the mind of an eco-conscious homeowner. The impact each home improvement project has on both the Earth and a homeowner’s bank account factors heavily into their mindset. Fortunately, there are several home improvement activities that manage to overlap both concerns. Whether you’re prepping to […]