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5 Green Insulation Options Safe to Use in Vacation Homes

When people think of a vacation (or holiday) home, their thoughts might spring to a beautiful villa or townhouse tucked away in the hills of a warm and sunny country. Because people commonly vacation in warm countries, they may not think insulation is something they need to worry about in their holiday homes. Decked out […]

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8 Secret Sources of Wasted Energy In Your Home

Turning off the lights in an unoccupied room or cutting back on water usage are ways you can save money on your household bills and positively impact the environment. However, there may be secret sources of wasted energy in your home of which you’re unaware. Inflation and the rising cost of electricity left 20% of […]

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Building an Eco-Friendly Loft Conversion

Space is something few of us can take for granted in our homes, and there is often a need for more. Fortunately, eco-friendly loft conversions allow homeowners to add another room and maximize the potential of their homes. Adding a room in the loft allows for growing families to stay where they are, rather than […]

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What are Your Best Options for Green Home Insulation?

Prioritizing an environmentally-responsible, green home is something we all should want to do. But, what are your options if your current property falls somewhat short of the mark? The good news is when it comes to eco-friendly home improvements, there are many things you can do to make a green home that won’t even require […]

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10 Innovative Green Technologies We’re Excited to See in Construction

Innovation in construction is bringing an exciting array of green technologies into the industry. These revolutionary developments benefit companies, clients, consumers and the planet.  Sustainable construction technologies range from appliances to foundations and everything in between. As these innovations develop further in the years ahead, they will make building one of the most environmentally-friendly industries […]

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Eco-Friendly Ways You Can Improve Your Period Home

When it comes to sustainable living in the age of climate change, we still have much to learn. A sustainable home is an efficient home, which has been built or retrofitted in such a way to respect the Earth’s resources, optimize energy and water use, and to last for the long term. The question is how […]

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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 Make Your Garage Greener

If you’re thinking of living more sustainably, start by taking a look at where and how you live. There are lots of ways to make your home more energy efficient, from small weekend projects that don’t have to cost a lot to going all out to create your dream green home. But one area often […]

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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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Eco-Friendly Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Winter is coming and, in many places, it’s bringing along frigid temperatures, slick ice patches and hair-whipping winds. You’ll likely want to prepare, but you definitely don’t want to rely on environmentally harmful materials.  Luckily, it’s easy to winterize your home with these seven sustainable tips: 1. Add More and Better Insulation When you add […]