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5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat while Staying Green

This summer is a hot one! And staying cool in the summer isn't just a matter of cranking up the AC. You want to be comfortable without wasting electricity or harming the environment.The cost...
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5 Creative Eco-Friendly Updates Your Home Needs This Summer

Going green this summer is a great way of exercising creativity and preserving the environment.Remember, living green provides parents with the opportunity of handing down responsibilities to the coming generation. Children will be more...
Air Conditioners

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.
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19 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked [Infographic]

Climate change is becoming a real and scary threat.Over the last couple of years, we have seen numerous temperature records thanks to our increasing energy demand and associated greenhouse gas emissions.Studies have shown that...
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3 Solar Powered Home Appliances

Home appliances consume up to a massive 20% of our total energy use, so it makes sense, both from a financial and an environmental viewpoint, to find ways to either cut down our energy...
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The Best Green Technology for Future Homes

Global warming, toxic waste, pollution, illness all are tell-tale signs of a rapidly deteriorating world.That’s exactly the reason why we should all do our part and implement new products and technologies that are green...
clothesline

Dryer vs. Clothesline: Drop the Power-Wasting Appliance

Somewhere in your home, perhaps lurking in the basement, a closet, or even a bathroom, sits the biggest single energy consumer in your home.This power-wasting appliance consumes an average of 4000 watts, the typical...

Green Cooking Tips: How to Transform Your Kitchen and Your Life

If you are looking for ways to cut back on your carbon footprint and be more environmentally friendly at home, look no further than the kitchen.
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The Four Stages of Green Perfection in the Kitchen

Going green should be a priority for all home owners. After all, we are only contributing to living in a more environmentally friendly world. And we can save some cash along the way too...
green remodel

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Go Green When Remodeling Your Home

Remodeling your home allows you to customize your space to match your style and ideas. It need not be overly expensive or require massive reconstruction unless your plans include it. There are ways to...