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Posted by admin On January - 8 - 2014 0 Comment

The latest trend in home building has turned its attention directly toward green homes and there is a very good reason for this. Not only do green homes lessen the footprint our modern lifestyles levy on our environment, but they also express a whole new way of thinking: conservation over consumption. Simply choosing to build a green home, however, is much different than the reality […]

Posted by admin On December - 17 - 2013 0 Comment

In a world obsessed with fossil fuels and other non-renewable energy sources, it is refreshing to take a quick look at what the industries of renewable energy are accomplishing. Foremost in the renewable energy industry is the increased use and applications of solar power, and there are a few examples and stories from the realm of solar power that simply amaze either for their grandeur, […]

Posted by Mikalah On April - 30 - 2013 0 Comment

You may have heard on the news or read in the paper about brownfields, and the environmental problems they pose, and the legalities companies face in order to take care of them. However, it’s sometimes difficult to understand what a brownfield entails, who is responsible for cleanup, and what can be done to turn a brownfield into a functioning part of society. What are Brownfield […]

Posted by admin On March - 12 - 2013 0 Comment

With energy costs on the rise, there are many things homeowners can do to reduce such costs. Eco-friendly toilets, energy-efficient lighting, and tankless water heaters can all have a significant impact on your utility bill. Here are some eco-friendly home remodeling tips to consider for a lower energy bill. Light Bulbs There are some simple things you can start with such as replacing the lighting […]

Posted by admin On February - 7 - 2013 0 Comment

When people consider having a home built from scratch, they don’t always think about all the resources needed for construction, especially those harmful to the environment. Thankfully, these days more people are conscientious about product usage and they tend to want to avoid using such potentially destructive materials. In fact, it is possible to build a home without resorting to environmentally harmful materials. The process is known […]