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Green Interior Design Product Choices

There are many different products that you can choose from when you are wanting to go green on the inside of your home or office. But, what are some of the products that you can use to remodel or renovate your existing space that are considered green? Truth is that there are lots of different […]

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Types of Non Renewable Resources

Types of Non Renewable Resources With much emphasis being placed in recent years on energy conservation, pollution and global warming, there is a real need to educate ourselves and our children regarding the vast differences between renewable and non renewable resources. Non renewable resources are those which cannot be recreated quickly enough to replenish energy […]

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Benefits of Using Alternative Energy Sources

Did you know that alternative energy sources such as water, wind and sunlight offer an endless supply of resources. Because these methods also do not have a negative impact upon the environment, using them becomes even more preferable because they help to reduce pollution. It is important to think about issues like these in our […]

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8 Simple Things Anybody Can Do To Begin Living Green

Green Living suggests living without harming the environment. The planet is being destroyed one day at a time and many people don’t even recognize that they are doing harm to the planet. Driving your car, using electricity and throwing recyclable waste products away are all harmful to the environment. Now there is certainly no need […]

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What is Offshore Drilling

One of the most controversial topics dominating the energy discussion is related to opening the remaining protected U.S. coastline to oil exploration. Questions remain regarding the impact of offshore drilling on the economy and the environment. Specifically: Those in favor of offshore drilling point toward lower gasoline prices and reduced reliance on foreign oil that […]

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Home Appliances: How to Improve your Energy Efficiency

Though often taken for granted, home appliances exist to allow us to operate more efficiently on a day-to-day basis. And, though not critical to our well-being, they definitely save us time and labor, but questionable as to whether they save us money. Even those refrigerators, microwaves and dishwashers that come with energy and money-saving features […]

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ABCs of Energy Efficiency

Simple Measures to Improve Energy Efficiency There are two actions that, with relatively low levels of investment and virtually no intrusion into one’s habits and lifestyle, can have a dramatic impact on the energy efficiency of a home: Air sealing, often referred to as “plugging”, improves the overall energy efficiency of a home and represents […]

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13 Easy Free & Almost Free Ways to Slash Your Energy Use

This is a guest post from Shel Horowitz, author of Painless Green: 111 Tips to Help the Environment, Lower Your Carbon Footprint, Cut Your Budget, and Improve Your Quality of Life—With No Negative Impact on Your Lifestyle. Read more tips at his blog http://goingbeyondsustainability.com   Readers of this blog already know WHY we should save energy. You […]

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Renewable Green Energy and Related Inventions

There is no shortage of renewable energy sources. The challenge that the world faces is how to use these sources efficiently. Depending on the location, there are 5 types of renewable energy sources, most often than not, one of these sources can be utilized in your area. Renewable Energy Sources Wind power Solar power Biomass […]

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