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Solar Installation Can Be Beautiful Instead of an Ugly Home Improvement

Conventional architecture and civil engineering is utilizing solar design as an integral part of architecture rather than a mere afterthought. In addition to aesthetically using solar panels, architects, today take full advantage of building’s location, weather, and advanced materials to minimize energy use. Therefore a well-designed solar home reduces heating and cooling loads, improves energy efficiency, […]

How green is your household?

You are probably already well ahead of the game when it comes to eco-friendly ways of living but have you had a review of your household recently to check that you’re not missing a trick? Recycling Recycling is one of the most important things to do as a household to prevent tons of waste going […]

Have you gone fully paperless yet?

If you are committed to helping to keep an eco-friendly environment then you have probably already gone down the paperless route. The world has seen such digital development in the last few years that we are able to do practically anything paper free. Don’t send letters, send an email. Don’t write a post-it note, write […]

Environment and Health Benefits of Solar Energy

Solar energy is a clean, renewable alternative to fossil fuel. The clear majority of homes in the U.S. are dependent on fossil fuel for energy. Burning fossil fuel produces greenhouse gasses, particularly carbon dioxide. Greenhouse gas emissions lead to rising temperatures and global climate change. Global warming is already causing extreme weather conditions, rising sea levels, […]

5 Ways to Make Your Bathroom More Sustainable

Of all the rooms of a typical house, the bathroom can be the place where some of the most wasteful use of resources happens. Increasing the sustainability of your bathroom involves taking practical steps to curb the consumption of water and electricity. Below are five practical ways of doing just that. #1- Consider installing a […]

Advice On Creating An Eco-Friendly Server Room

Setting up a server room seems straightforward on the surface. However, if you want to “go green,” there are several things you should think about going forward. For example, you need to cut back on the amount of emissions you produce, and you want to reduce the amount of power used. If you are trying […]

Tips to keep you home safe while on a vacation

Everyone wants to go on a holiday once in awhile. A break will help us to relax and rejuvenate and come back ready to face the world. However don’t let that blind you to the risks of leaving your house unprotected. Sure, plan that African Safari you’ve wanted to go on for a while but […]

Coal for Energy – A Closer Look

Coal energy has been used for hundreds of years for humanities uses, however due to ecological concerns and also supply may be a thing of the past in the near future. However, numerous nations have increased their usage of it in the last decade or so. Let’s get a look at the positives and the […]

Going Green As A Quantity Surveyor

If you currently work in or have experience in the construction industry, then you know what a “quantity surveyor” is and does. However, to those outside the industry, and even to some who think they know, the functions that quantity surveyors provide are always clearly comprehended. Looking at Green structures and buildings is a good […]

7 Tips for Creating a Green Space on a Small Balcony

These top tips are sure to offer you a wealth of options for your balcony garden to make your outdoor space a true oasis. Think About Lighting Before buying anything, think about how many hours your balcony gets of sun each day. You should also take indirect lighting into consideration, such as no trees or […]