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8 Surprising Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

Throughout the years, homeowners have grown accustomed to energy efficiency involving green design, upgraded appliances, solar panel systems and eco-centric behavioral changes. For example, you may be more apt to turn off lights when you’re not occupying a room, use automated heating and cooling systems, and have become proficient in taking shorter showers. Each of these […]

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eCommerce Offers a Chance for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

The popularity of online shopping is at an all-time high. Although a portion of this rise in popularity can be attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ecommerce industry was well on its way to overtaking traditional brick-and-mortar businesses already. The business model connects consumers with a greater number of suppliers and a much larger variety […]

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How to Keep Your Green Home Smart and Safe

Smart homes use advanced digital technology to allow the home’s systems and devices to communicate with each other and with us. Internet connections are often activated via a smartphone app and it is now possible to control the operations of heating or lighting systems, domestic appliances and home security systems this way. From smart TVs […]

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The Best Ways to Insulate Your Home This Winter

When we consider ways to be more eco-friendly around the house, there can be a tendency to think of technological solutions only. Expensive additions like solar panels can certainly be effective, but so too can the more ‘basic’ options, such as properly insulating your home. When you insulate your property, it is an effective way […]

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How to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home: Simple and Cost-Effective Strategies

Did you know the average American household uses 11,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually? This energy consumption number comes from air conditioning, water heating and other standard practices. It’s not uncommon for people to spend $1,000 or more on utility bills every year. These habits are also bad for the environment. You can learn how to […]

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Chicago Is Going Green: The Infrastructure Plan That Will Reduce Energy Consumption

One of the largest cities in the United States, Illinois’ Chicago, is a favorite around the world. Recently in the midst of different conversations, Chicago has caught onlooker attention thanks to the various projects it is planning to see through. One of the most recent statements has been the intention of reducing the energy consumption […]

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How to Fix the Biggest Energy-Wasting Areas in Your Home

Energy is necessary for many devices in our lives, but it’s also very easy to waste. Every little bit of wasted energy is wasted money. While many areas of the house unnecessarily consume energy, these are the worst culprits. Heating and Cooling Systems By far, the biggest users of energy in the home are heating and […]

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The Environment and You: 5 Ways You Can Make a Difference

Although some people beg to differ, the actions we take can and do have an impact on the environment around us. Simple actions such as recycling your plastic containers instead of tossing them in the trash, or choosing to walk instead of driving your car, do make a difference. In fact, it is often the […]