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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Going Green–How to Improve and Maintain Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Today, a good number of people have been sensitized and are aware of the effects of human activity on the environment. The direct consequence is that both organizations and individuals are taking deliberate steps to preserve the environment. While companies

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From Guest Blogger Bobbi Peterson: What to Know Before Building a Green Home

Green homes are a growing trend due to their environmental and economic benefits. By 2018, around 40 percent of the housing market will consist of green housing and 84 percent of all homes will have some sustainable attributes.

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From Guest Blogger Lillian Connors: What Makes a Trusted Green Roof Contractor

Green roofs are beautiful, are they not? Ah, but they are so much more than mere objects of visual admiration. They serve many a purpose, all of them geared towards environmentalism and long-term monetary savings.

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From Guest Blogger Alec Neufeld: The Benefits of Installing LED Lighting In Your Home

If you’re mindful of your household costs, you’re probably aware of the economic benefits of LED lighting over halogen bulbs. With energy prices on the rise, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your expenditures and try

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From Guest Blogger Diana Smith: A Few Useful Tips to Purge Your Home of Toxic Chemicals

Even the most affordable cleaning brands have become very efficient when it comes to germ eradication, but this comes with a terrible trade off – the liquid solutions are filled with chemicals that are extremely detrimental to human health. Most

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From Guest Blogger Laura Williamson: How Effective Is Green Carpet Cleaning?

Regardless of whichever carpet cleaning method you employ, one thing is for sure – and that is that a great many carpet cleaning solutions are quite harsh on the environment as a whole. After all, for effective stain removal to

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From Guest Blogger Emily Folk: What Types of Homes Are Most Energy Efficient?

Solar power, geothermal power and wind power are all alternative energy sources which prevent us from needing to burn fossil fuels in order to heat and power our homes. As our population increases and our energy demands rise, we are

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From Guest Blogger Bara: Radical Sustainability With Earthship Design

In the last couple of years, architecture has been experiencing a rebirth. The constant desire to improve and become more efficient in the way buildings are being constructed became the main driver for this change. The incremental need for sustainable solutions

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Energy Conservation–Four Ways Consumers Can Save Electricity Every Day

Not only is conserving energy in your home good for the environment, it also can be good for your wallet. The less energy you use, the less it will cost you. Electricity is the energy used the most in most

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From Guest Blogger Ron Robbins: Top Four Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

When it comes to energy saving tips for your home, there are a lot of options to choose from. Between conducting an entire home renovation or replacing the washer and dryer, how do you choose what will make the biggest

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