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8 Innovative Cities using Technology to Reduce Energy Use

High pollution, energy shortages and the depletion of natural resources have caused many of the world’s major metropolitan areas to rethink energy usage. City leaders are partnering with energy companies, environmental groups, technology developers and engineers to devise strategies for reducing energy consumption while creating cleaner urban environments.  Although much of the world still has […]

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Green Roof

Now this takes the term “green roof” to a whole new level. I don’t know which came first here, the house or the tree (I’m guessing the tree), but either way, it’s nature for the win once again! So, today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day, goes to this tree and the natural green roof it […]

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5 Must Haves When Building a Modern Energy Efficient Home

Choosing a site for an energy-efficient home is similar to planting a tree in your garden. In order for it to thrive, you need to take into account things such as the composition of soil, the amount of sun, shelter from winds, etc. When considering a passive home, you need to determine which part the […]