Guides

Guides

You don’t need to be a die-hard environmentalist to lead a green lifestyle. Follow these guides and you and your family can go green in your everyday lives.

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How Your Windows Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

You’ve probably heard by now that installing energy efficient windows can help to reduce the cost of your monthly energy bill by sealing in heat when it’s cold and cool air when it’s hot outside. There are also great environmental benefits.
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How to Add Natural Light To Your Home and Save Energy

Whether your home is a period property with small windows or a new build still in the early design stages, there are plenty of ways you can maximize the natural light in your home and save money on energy bills at the same time.
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6 Ways to Have a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

There are a few ways to reduce the environmental impact of Valentine’s Day without losing the romance and while still having a memorable day. Here are a few ways to make this Valentine’s Day a sustainable holiday to remember.
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5 Green Apps That Will Help You Live Sustainably

The World Economic Forum this year has cited new technologies as the most effective way to combat climate change. For most, this can start by merely downloading an app on your smartphone or tablet. Here are 5 free apps that can help you save the planet.
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Selecting the Right Solar Battery for Your Residential Solar System

There are a number of demands that solar system batteries have to address in order to make them viable for residential use, such as heavy cycling, irregular recharging, and unstable grid energy. And when selecting...
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Cut Water Consumption with These 3 Devices

Do you find that your water bill is increasing all the time? Perhaps you know how important water is to the planet’s survival and want to start conserving more. Regardless of your reasons, there are...
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Breaking the Low Flow Myth

When we talk about eco-friendly showers, many people have the idea that they’re expensive to install or that they’re not attractive. Both of these assumptions could not be further from the truth. There are various options for...
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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth's natural resources,...
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An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening [Infographic]

Ask people what makes plants grow and they may come up with the similar reply: soils. Right answer, but that's not the only one. The garden can be grown soilless, in a water-based environment. As...
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Fuel Conservation Resolutions For The New Year

As the new year comes to a head, many of us have started, or plan on starting, a set of resolutions. Exercise more. Find time for vacation. Healthier eating habits. Wiser spending. The list could go...

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