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Living Green

Wall-to-floor eco-friendly interior design

The materials you surround yourself with—from flooring and window coverings to furniture and accessories—have a great impact on the health of your home. A common misconception is that to have a green home you must choose finish materials that are unusual or have a certain "au naturale" style. This is far from true. What building materials and furnishings are made of, where they come from, and how they are finished are what counts. The style is completely up...

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Green home renovation with eco -friendly paint

There are many ways to refresh your living space, but nothing can breathe new life into your homelike a layer of paint. Colour can make miracles to the dull walls. Painting and decorating usually involve a lot of consideration. There are virtually any kind of products and hues on the market that can fit your decor. There is one quality that people often dismiss...

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How to pursue a career as an Eco/Green consultant while selling car title loans

If you are selling car title loans, you must be feeling the noose tighten on you as federal and state governments make it more and more difficult to provide this necessary service to the public. There are only twenty states that currently allow car title loans. It may be time for you to adapt. If, for example, you are in the business of title loans in San Jose, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of the many incentives that the state of California offers to businesses that are...

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Skills you need to get a job in sustainability

A 36.3 megawatt wind farm in Jamaica has received $62.7 million in funding from the World Bank’s IFC and the governments of the United States and Canada. BMR Jamaica Wind Ltd. is building the wind farm about 90 kilometers west of the Jamaican capital of Kingston. They will operate and maintain the wind farm, which is expected to become operational in the first half of 2016. Upon completion, the project will sell power to the private electrical utility, Jamaica Public Service Company under the terms of a 20-year...

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Eco -friendly Flooring

The term eco – friendly is usually associated with high prices, dull and boring materials and lack of variety. Luckily, the reality is completely different. Currently, the green decor is extremely popular among interior designers, who are coming up with innovative and beautiful solutions. There are various sustainable materials that will make a perfect addition to the style of your home, without hampering your house cleaning. Cork Flooring This is a relatively recent material. It is obtained from the bark of the...

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Project at Himalayan boarding school teaching kids about renewable energy

A solar power project at a Himalayan boarding school is teaching children about clean energy solutions. IEEE Smart Village, contributed renewable-energy technology and professional support to the Global Himalayan Expedition’s upgrade of the Third Pole Education Base at the Mahabodhi Residential School in the city of Leh, India. The school serves children from class nursery to 10th standard from the surrounding villages of the mountainous Ladakh region. “Kids would come to Leh, stay at the boarding school, learn basic science...

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How to green clean copper sinks

Copper sinks are all the rage these days and it's easy to see why-they're gorgeous! My husband loves copper anything and likes when it weathers naturally and turns that green color. To me, copper gives a home character, which is probably why we're seeing copper bathroom and kitchen sinks grow in popularity. If you watch the DIY shows on television or do a lot or renovation or kitchen "Pinning," you've seen the large copper farm house sinks and round bathroom basins. They're a little on the expensive side because...

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A three-pronged approach to saving energy, the environment and money at a go

Over the last three decades, one of the most notable topics on global forums has been energy use. With effects of insatiable demand for energy becoming apparent through adverse climatic changes, the need to save energy has become even more urgent. As a home owner, the first step in making your contribution is getting the right information. The Rationale behind Saving Energy You might be surprised by the number of people who actually don’t understand the hullabaloo about energy efficiency. In a way, it is understand...

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Why drinking ionized water is good for both you and the environment

The quality of tap water flowing into our homes may be quite high. However, did you know that it could contain some unwanted particles? Tap water is treated using chlorine to kill harmful bacteria, but this is not always 100% effective. Tests run on tap water have found that it may contain varying amounts of chlorine, solids in suspension, trihalomethanes, parasites, waterborne viruses, heavy metals, E. coli and other bacteria, organic compounds among others. The constitution and degrees of concentration will depend on the source and...

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Seven tips to keep cozy and warm while keeping energy use low

People will always have the impulse to be comfortable and will spend to do so, rather than save and compromise. City living in the U.S. would require the use of both heaters and air conditioners to make life more comfortable. With just a couple of clicks, you can easily control the temperature and be cozy in your home without the weather bothering you. However, most people miss that excessive use of energy will result to drained energy resources. The U.S. Energy Information Administration has shown that the energy consumption of petroleum and...

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