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6 Sustainable, Winter Home Improvement Projects

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 […]

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10 Tips for Monitoring Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Smart thermostats, tankless water heaters and home energy monitors make it easier than ever to monitor the energy efficiency of your home. Even if you don’t have the budget for new appliances or better insulation, you can reduce your energy consumption in several ways.  1. Fix Your Lighting LED lightbulbs use up to 90% less […]

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7 Bill-Saving Hacks to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Winter

We’re all looking for ways to cut our energy bills in the face of this winter’s record-breaking price increases. But woolly jumpers and hot water bottles can only go so far if your home isn’t energy-efficient. Research shows people waste up to £4.4 billion every year simply by leaving lights on when they go out, […]

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Best Ways to Live Sustainably in the Summertime

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy vacations and bond with family! Although while you relax, consider how you can help the planet. Here are some ways you can live more sustainably this summer.  1. Open Up Your Windows  Letting in natural sunlight is a simple way to lower your electricity bill. It reduces the […]

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Is It More Sustainable to Live in a City or the Suburbs?

Cities and suburbs both have their advantages and disadvantages. Cities provide more entertaining nightlife and career opportunities, but suburban areas offer a more quiet, family-friendly setting. Each also impacts climate change slightly differently. Which option is better for sustainable living? Cities tend to be more eco-friendly and here are a few reasons why.  The City […]

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What You Should Know About Energy Efficiency Standards

The green revolution is influencing all industries, especially the building sector. Development covers a significant portion of land around the globe. The construction and operation of structures both contribute to high utility costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Regions are developing energy efficiency standards to minimize adverse economic and environmental effects. Residents can evaluate current regulations […]

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Greener Offices: How Eco-Friendly Innovation is Changing HVAC

Many businesses are interested in the things they can do to become more eco-friendly and benefit the environment. With climate change increasingly impacting individuals and companies across the globe, there is an onus on doing more in this area. Given companies can have significant carbon footprints, it is not surprising to realize they can do […]

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15 Ideas to Make a More Eco-Friendly Home

Living a sustainable lifestyle isn’t as challenging as it may feel sometimes. Although you might have to consider new habits, your carbon footprint will shrink with a bit of time and effort. Anyone can improve their green values by using these 15 ideas to make a more eco-friendly home. Whether you have a tight budget […]

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How Smart Technology Can Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

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 […]

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How to Make Your Airbnb Rental More Energy Efficient

Statistics indicate two million Americans stay in an Airbnb on a daily basis. Therefore, it comes as no surprise, renting out your home can help to generate additional revenue. But, you have to practice your due diligence when it comes to regulating energy use, as the additional income you make, can get depleted by guests […]