To quote Game of Thrones’ Ned Stark, “Winter is coming”. For some, that simply means wrapping up warm when you leave the house. But, in the corners of the globe facing an energy crisis, it might also mean layering up indoors as prices rise. As the chill factor closes in, most of us will want […]
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 […]
It’s a fact only 2% of the Earth’s water reserve is freshwater. This makes water one of the most precious resources we have and makes it clear why it’s so important to curb your water waste. There’s hardly any other natural resource as abused and wasted as water. Adding insult to injury, climate change is […]
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 […]
The eco-conscious movement recently found its way into the residential sector. You may spot solar-paneled roofs, electric cars, and rainwater harvesting systems in American suburban neighborhoods. These forms of green technology work to shrink one’s carbon footprint, protect the environment, and decrease the cost of utility bills. Adding smart technology to your home can also […]
With all of the recent extreme weather events occurring around the world, it’s important to look at our Earth’s natural water cycle and how it is being affected with our changing climate. This week we welcome back guest Michael Carroll to talk about what’s going on under the surface, some methods of capturing water, and why sometimes Scrooge McDuck is the only way to understand it all.
Mother Nature provides a lot of water for us every year, but the key is the easiest way to harness it for good use. It’s easier than you think!
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 […]
Being environmentally conscious today is not hard and should be something we all strive to achieve. Global warming is affecting the planet pretty hard and consequences are catastrophic. Right now, there are multiple fires raging in California while Hurricane Matthew almost wiped out Haiti in 2016. These are only a few of the serious issues […]