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    From weekend DIY projects to full-blown retrofitting, our collection of Home Improvement Guides will put you on a path to living a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

    And don’t forget – most eco-friendly retrofit projects will help you save money over the long-term too!

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    Accoya Wood: A Great Sustainable Building Material

    Accoya wood is a new sustainable building material that remains biodegradable, but also lasts longer, maintains dimensional stability better, and strengthens softwood to rival hardwood.
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    Design Solutions for Net-Zero Homes

    A Net-Zero Home is a sustainable building development producing more, or equal amounts of clean energy that they require. Building one requires proper planning from the start.
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    7 Green Living Projects for Autumn

    Autumn is never short of green-friendly projects around the home and garden. Here are seven green ideas to keep you busy in the season of pumpkin spice, apples, cinnamon, and falling leaves:
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    How Your Roof Affects Your HVAC System

    The connection between your roof and your air conditioning bill may not seem clear at first, but the roof you have will make a big difference on how hard your home is to cool.
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    10 Tips for an Energy-Efficient Home

    Even if you are already a conscious energy saver, there are always ways to use energy more efficiently. Here are ten suggestions for creating an energy efficient home, without compromising on design, or overspending.
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    7 Characteristics of Eco-Friendly Air Conditioning Units

    Whether by purchasing units with energy-saving technologies or by improving a home’s energy efficiency, here are seven ways to make air conditioners more environmentally-friendly.
    Green Apartment Checklist - Turn Your Home into a Green, Clean Oasis

    Green Apartment Checklist: Turn Your Home into a Green, Clean Oasis

    Are your towels hung on the drying rack with care, in hopes that lower energy bills soon will be there? Do you have visions of solar panels dancing in your head? Here are some areas to focus on during your green apartment transformation
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    12 Plants for Improving Your Health & Home

    From lavender to lemongrass, rosemary to aloe vera, plants can do wonders for our wellbeing, emotion and the environment around us. Therefore, explore the great health and home improvements offered by the 12 exclusive plants listed in this infographic.
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    How to Clean Up Your Yard for Spring

    The chilly winters are gone, and so the snowy weather with it as well. It is time to take up your gardening tools and prepare your garden for the Spring season, which will eventually ready your yard for the warm summers ahead.
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    Doing a Little Spring Cleaning? Go Green With These Simple Tips!

    Rather than using toxic chemicals for your spring cleaning activities, get inspired by these eco-friendly tips and go green instead!

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