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Saving the Environment: Your air conditioner plays a major role

Installing an air conditioner in your home, whether for one room exclusively or a split system, usually meant your electricity bill and noise pollution would increase. To keep comfortable on hot days, the environment would have to suffer slightly from use of fossil fuels to drive the electrical components in the air conditioner. Today's modern technology allows you to be more eco-friendly when...

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7 small things you do that are destroying our planet Earth

While none of us intentionally do things that have a harmful impact on the earth and the environment, quite a few things that we do on a daily basis do end up giving mother earth a tough time. Here is a list 7 such small things that you do without gi...

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How to transform your home office into a green modern space

Everyone's going green, but some people are worried that it'll cost a lot of green to go green. While you certainly can spend a lot of money on a natural office setting, you don't have to. Most modern offices that incorporate elements of "green" space do so with low-cost products and office equipment. Wooden L-Shaped Desk The wooden L-shaped desk is a prime example of a "green" desk that does...

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How to choose an eco-friendly fireplace or heater

Fireplaces tend to become a focal point for family gatherings or as a romantic backdrop for two over a glass of wine. They are in especially high demand as winter approaches. While the traditional brick fireplace is often favored for its time-classic look, it is not exactly on top of the list in terms of being energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly. The typical fireplace connected...

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Why the insurance industry loves sustainable building

From commercial to residential construction, green building continues to make huge strides - it will represent more than half of all commercial construction by 2016, according to McGraw-Hill Construction's 2013 Dodge Construction Green Outlook Report. For those who said going green was a fad, feel free to think again. While the merits seem obvious – sustainable buildings save money on energy and water and are...

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How to teach your child to be eco-friendly

Children live and learn by example, which is something that they are taught by their parents, grandparents, older brothers and sisters, from a very early age. Setting the right example earlier on in their growth and development, will allow them to carry those same models and beliefs forward into their adult life. To help you start the nurturing process, here are some things you can start to teach them so...

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The future for energy prices: What can we expect over the next decade?

To say that there is an air of discontent and anxiety amongst consumers when it comes to the cost of paying for the energy that we need to heat and power our homes and businesses, would be a considerable understatement. There is widespread concern and even an element of panic felt by many anguished bill payers who wonder just what the future holds for energy prices. Called to account A group of MP’s...

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What’s the best renewable energy option for your area?

There are a range of renewable energy options available in the current market but which is the best? Each energy option has different advantages and therefore it depends on your circumstances as to which is the best choice. Here’s some information about some of the most popular renewable energy resources, to give you an idea of which renewable energy source is most suited to your requirements. So...

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Cheers to green living - Four frugal ways to make your home eco-friendly

You do not necessarily have to splurge big bucks transforming your home into a green heaven; simple tricks can also go a long way. Here are four frugal ways you can make your home eco-friendly. Invest in energy-efficient lighting If you're looking to make your home a greener place to live in, maybe you consider starting with your homes lighting system. Yes, consider replacing all your...

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Why being environmentally responsible is a necessity for successful business

Whilst we are all well aware of the need to try and be green, reuse, recycle etc., it’s often easier to agree in principle than actually commit to changing your lifestyle. Who among us isn’t guilty of throwing a plastic container in the rubbish instead of the recycling because it was easier? We’re all busy and pretty sure that the planet can survive one more little piece of pla...

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