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5 Creative and Effective Ways to Make the Moving Process More Sustainable

Making environmentally-conscious decisions should be a part of your everyday life no matter if you’re at home, commuting to work, doing chores or, in this case, if you’re organizing a move. Yes, moving house can be very stressful and the last thing you’re thinking about is whether or not you bought recyclable boxes or if […]

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7 Tips to Create a Green and Sustainable Home Office

By working from home, and not commuting on a daily basis, you are already helping lessen the environmental footprint your company is making. However, we can all do more to help the planet. While some people believe having an eco-friendly home office requires a huge budget, it is simply not true. Keep on reading for […]

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Innovative Roofing Trends to Make Your Modern Home Green

“Green” and “sustainability” have become popular buzzwords in the home design world. It’s with good reason, too. Green homes are energy-efficient, offer lower operating costs, increase property value, and, most importantly, reduce a home’s environmental footprint. Ultimately, deciding to go green with your home design leads to happier and healthier living.  But you don’t have […]

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Residential Solar Panels: Are They Worth It?

Solar enthusiasts and advocates are raving about the environmental benefits of residential panels. Solar companies are promising you thousands of dollars in savings. Still, you do not want to simply buy into the hype and listen to people throwing some ballpark figures around. The upfront investment of having a mini power plant above your head […]

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Light Bulbs and Energy Saving: A Checklist for the Home and Office

We live at an amazing time in human history, and we’re lucky to be blessed with so much abundant technology to make our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors ever could have dreamed. Still, there’s a tendency to think that because this technology is almost always right there when we need it, it […]

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Solar Power – A Thing of the Past, Present, and Future

Where It All Began… The capture and use of solar energy is far from new, as way back in the 7th century, sunrays were magnified to create fire. Fast-forward to the 19th century and we see the beginnings of the modern solar photovoltaics, which are used in solar panels today. First discovered in 1876 by […]

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Ways Companies Can Save Money By Going Green

Going green isn’t just an important moral responsibility. It can also be a savvy financial strategy. Businesses of practically every kind can reduce their overhead and pad their bottom line by upgrading key pieces of technology and making simple changes to their habits. Not convinced? Just keep reading for a minute or so. You’ll quickly […]

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How To Make Your Garage More Energy-Efficient

When it comes to energy efficiency, most of our attention goes toward our houses, and for good reason. Because we spend so much time and do so much inside our houses, much of the energy we emit on a daily basis is used there. What we don’t pay as much attention to is making our […]

Going Solar – 10 Ways It Can Improve Your Life

Solar power is energy harnessed from the sun and converted into thermal and electrical energy. Modern technology can harness this energy for a variety of uses including generating electricity, providing light, as well as heating water for domestic, commercial or industrial use. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of using solar […]

Californians May Soon Be Generating Electricity on Their Daily Commute

Traffic in Los Angeles, and throughout the state of California, can often be quite a nightmare. It’s one of the many reasons more and more drivers are choosing electric vehicles (EVs), hybrids and public transportation.  I mean it’s kind of scary to think how much gasoline and money goes to waste every day just due to cars […]