6 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

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Whether you’re looking for small-budget upgrades or total home transformations, there are many methods to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your monthly energy bill. green home saving energy eco-friendly home energy efficiency

Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider by greenwise on December 17, 2010 The creation of new jobs in green and eco-friendly business has been put forward as one of the engines of growth for the next decade.

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Eco-Minded Green Home Insurance

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If you’re a homeowner, but also are concerned about this giant ball of rock we orbit the sun on, you may well have looked into green home insurance before now – after all, it’s a great way of not only looking after your home but also looking after the planet on which we live. On the other hand, you might not even know it exists (Green home insurance is still somewhat of a niche product, despite the best efforts of both insurance companies and the ecologically aware.

Green Diva Holidays: Eco-Friendly Foodie, Gift & Decorating Fun

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I had fun doing some of my earth-friendly holiday schtick on Ebru Today last week – details about what I discussed on this timely, silly green holiday TV segment. Green Diva Foodie Fun. Green Divas Mizar, Meg and Jamie each offered one of their family favorite holiday recipes.

Benefits of using eco friendly paint

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Benefits of using eco friendly paint. Eco friendly paints always score over the traditional paints that use a great deal of chemical components. Therefore, a safer alternative is eco friendly paints that are composed of natural ingredients. A VOC free eco friendly paint prevents you from a variety of infections.

Eco-friendly motivation: 8 compelling reasons to embrace a greener lifestyle

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The thought of going more eco-friendly in your daily life may be something that has crossed your mind a few times. Have a look at our 8 compelling reasons to embrace a greener lifestyle – it just may convince you to hop on that eco-friendly bandwagon!

Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Economy To Create Green Jobs: Five Eco-Friendly Jobs to Consider by greenwise on December 17, 2010 The creation of new jobs in green and eco-friendly business has been put forward as one of the engines of growth for the next decade.

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Eco friendly lamps made from recycled materials

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Eco friendly lamps made from recycled materials. If you’re one of those who’d like to join the green brigade, you can begin by getting yourself some of these trendy recycled lamps. To ensure that it doesn’t veer away from its green intentions, install an LED lamp for minimal impact on the environment. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Green Homes Program Launches Nationwide

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million new single-family homes across the US in 2006, but it is estimated that only two percent of these were built green – and in order to improve this, the US Green Building Council is fully launching their new LEED-for-Homes program this month. Green News

8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Greening your home can be a daunting process. With all the options out there for reducing waste, boosting efficiency, and getting rid of toxins, it can be hard to know where to start. Green cleaning products.

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RI Green Home Showcase Opens for Public Tours

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The Green Life Smart Life home will be open to the public on December 12 to educate local homeowners on how attainable modern green living can be. Narragansett, RI –– December 4, 2009 –– Green Life Smart Life (GLSL) is excited to announce the official launch of their sustainable local home showcase, created to educate Rhode Islanders on how to create a smart, eco-friendly, modern dwelling. This is a real home for a real family.

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Green Homes Sprouting Across US in 2008

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Several green home building projects will kick off in 2008, showcasing technology that will hopefully become standard practice for the housing industry. In Pasadena, California work will begin the Ecohouse, the first LEED Platinum family home in the area.

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Eco-Friendly Printing Options for Your Home Office

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If you spend a good amount of time in your home office, then you might want to consider how best you can green your work environment. Paper is one of the biggest sources of waste in every home office. Post from: Green Living Ideas. Eco-Friendly Printing Options for Your Home Office. Going Green at the Office: A Checklist. Where Can You Find Eco Friendly Office Supplies? Furnishing Your Green Home Office.

Eco-Friendly Printing Options for Your Home Office

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If you spend a good amount of time in your home office, then you might want to consider how best you can green your work environment. Paper is one of the biggest sources of waste in every home office. Post from: Green Living Ideas. Eco-Friendly Printing Options for Your Home Office. Going Green at the Office: A Checklist. Where Can You Find Eco Friendly Office Supplies? Furnishing Your Green Home Office.

Creating a green home with oil silos

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Creating a green home with oil silos. PinkCloud has designed an innovative and eco friendly Oil Silo Home, which reuses existing empty oil silos, redefining their purpose altogether. Not only would it be easy to assemble and disassemble an Oil Silo Home, it will indeed be durable and strong for supporting the house.

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Best eco friendly innovations by armed forces

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Best eco friendly innovations by armed forces. So, who would have thought that our nations’ defenders were doing all they could to embrace green innovations and concepts? Eco-friendly bullets by BAE Systems. Green Soldiers - 8 ingenious ways armed forces are reducing their eco impact. Eco Tech: U.S.

10 Ways to Green Your Kitchen

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10 Ways to Green Your Kitchen. Green your kitchen! The kitchen is often the center of a home. From refrigerators to dish washers to cleaning, there are lots of easy changes you can make to get your kitchen as green as it can be. Clean green. Buy eco-friendly.

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Modernize Your Home With These 3 Energy Efficient Upgrades

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Making your home as eco-friendly as possible seems like a no-brainer when you consider the amount of money you’ll save in the long run—as well as the extent of the damage that toxic emissions and ground water depletion are causing mother earth. Energy Efficient Heaters.

Green Your Kitchen

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Green Your Kitchen. Green your kitchen! The kitchen is often the center of a home. From refrigerators to dish washers to cleaning, there are lots of easy changes you can make to get your kitchen as green as it can be. Clean green. Make your table eco-friendly.

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The Heart of the Home: Green Home Improvement Ideas for the Kitchen

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Now is the perfect time to undergo an eco-friendly remodeling project. Surprisingly, going green will not add a lot to your budget, and in many cases, doing so will even save you money over the long term. Remodeling your kitchen can add a lot of value to your home.

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Hot Solutions for Small Homes: Stylish Eco-Friendly Ways You Can Prep Your Home for Winter

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The shift towards smaller homes, mixed with a rising awareness to cultivate positive eco-friendly living soluitions, has left the market saturated with a number of alternatives to conventional living. There are a ton of benefits to living in a smaller home, including reduced costs and carbon footprints, a cozier environment, and forcing yourself to be more organized. Energy-Efficient Heating – Portable space heaters can be moved to any area you need heated.

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Green Homes Show Sales Gains in Real Estate Market, at least in the Pacific Northwest

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In the pacific northwest, homes certified as eco-friendly sold for 8.5% more per square foot and were on the market 22% less time than other homes, according to the ECert report that tracks new home sales from September 2007 through December 2009. Homes that underwent the strictest certifications sold for 25% more than non-certified homes. Certified home standards included Earth Advantage New Homes, ENERGY STAR ® , and the U.S.

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

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Over the last decade solar energy has leapt to the front of the alternative energy race, and advances in technology have made it possible for all of us to start replacing fossil fuels with green solar power. The EPA estimates that around 20% of all home energy use goes to heating water. A single solar water heater on a residential home can reduce the same amount of damaging CO2 in the air as planting 500 trees! Solar water heaters will also reduce your home energy bills.

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Four Home Energy Inefficiencies You Can Remedy This Weekend for $100 or Less

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Turning a standard home into a pillar of energy efficiency is often thought to be an expensive and time-consuming process, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Example of an energy efficient home. Find and Fix Leaks Throughout the Home.

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Easy Maintenance Tips For Your A/C Unit to Improve Energy Efficiency

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Maintaining your A/C unit, regardless of style, is a great way to keep your home cool and using energy efficiently. Did you know that by just regularly cleaning your A/C’s filter you could improve its efficiency by as much as 15%?

7 Home Energy Efficiency Tips!

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Buying a new home is an exciting venture, though it might seem daunting for those looking to have the least impact on our planet. Often older homes need retrofitting to become more energy efficient, but even new homes can benefit from simple tweaks to make your home cleaner and greener (and save you money). Below we’ve shared some of our favorite green living tips for homeowners new and old to make homes more efficient and healthier for all the residents.

Top 20 Home Improvement Sites: GreenLivingIdeas Makes The List!

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Home improvement comes in many forms. Here at GreenLivingIdeas, we aim to deliver good quality ideas for greening (which we definitely believe means improving!) your home. Greening your home has a plethora of benefits. Second, your home is healthier.

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

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To cut down on electric use and maximize your solar power, buy a wind-up clock or alarm, a hand-operated can opener and a manual toothbrush (and chalk up two points if you keep using them after you return home). Simply Google “green” hotels, or go to the “Green” Hotels Association’s website.

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5 Big Green Changes for Your Home

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5 Big Green Changes for Your Home. Going green usually means making small changes to your everyday life: we replace disposables with reusable items, toss toxic chemicals in the trash, or bike to the store. When you’re ready to expand your green lifestyle, your home is a great place to start. To help you, we’ve put together our list of five big changes that will make your home clean, green, efficient, and safe.

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Green Your Bathroom

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Green Your Bathroom. While it might not be the most glamorous room in your home or office, there are still plenty of reasons to take the time to make your bathroom eco-friendly. Clean green.

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom. While it might not be the most glamorous room in your home or office, there are still plenty of reasons to take the time to make your bathroom eco-friendly. Clean green.

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Automatic Ice Makers Aren’t Convenient For Your Wallet

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If you’re looking for more ways to save money and energy around your home, be sure to check out our green home improvement projects! After all, Green Living Ideas is a top 20 home improvement website.

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How To Set The Pump Times For Your Pool And Hot Tub

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Adjusting the pump times for your pool and hot tub is one of the easiest ways to make them both cost effective and energy efficient. Be sure to check out our other green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website!

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How To Clean Your Dryer’s Lint Trap, Screen And Vent

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One of the easiest ways to keep your dryer running efficiently is to clean out it’s lint trap, screen and vent. Just follow these easy steps to clean out the lint from your dryer and get it working efficiently.

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How To Install And Use A Timer Strip for Energy Savings

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Timer strips are ideal for people that regularly leave home at a designated time most days and/or that generally sleep during the same time each night. If you’re looking for more ways to save energy around the home, consider installing a smart strip or water efficient shower head.

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A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Style

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Today there are four basic styles of light bulbs that can be used to illuminate your home: Incandescent. Unfortunately, these bulbs aren’t very energy efficient. These bulbs are roughly 30% more efficient than incandescents.

How Your Pool Pump And Filter Work

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Understanding how your pool pump and filter work is a great way to get started when it comes to saving energy and money around your home. Clean them regularly to ensure your system is running efficiently.

The Basics Of HVAC

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When it comes to keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are a great at doing just that. One of the best ways to keep your home warm and comfortable during the winter months is through a central heating system.

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How To Insulate Your Hot Water Pipes

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One of the best ways to save money and energy around your home is to insulate your hot water pipes. Luckily, this home improvement project is inexpensive and easy to do. Simply open up your home’s circuit breaker and find the switch that controls the power to the hot water tank.

A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Base Types

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These are the four most common light bulb bases that you’ll encounter around your home: Medium Screw Base. The post A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Base Types appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Radio Shack Earns New Sales With Green Trade-in Program

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The publication has brought much attention attention to avid technology fans about ways to go green. If you thought sex sells then wait until you see how green sells. Radio Shack is the latest player in the consumer electronics space to cash in on the opportunity to open a sales dialog with consumers by suggesting that they trade in their “old technology&# for newer, more trick and more energy efficient AV, consumer electronic and mobile electronics.

Researchers create PV metamaterial with 95 percent efficiency

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Researchers create PV metamaterial with 95 percent efficiency. Their project deals with a specific kind of metamaterial that can absorb a wide range of light, thus leading to a new generation of highly efficient solar cells. MIT researchers light up LEDs with over 100 percent efficiency. Eco Friendly Buzz. Please login.

How To Insulate Your Hot Water Heater Tank

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To do this, open up your home’s circuit breaker and find the switch that controls the power to your water tank, this should be clearly labeled. Photo courtesy of Energy.gov , The post How To Insulate Your Hot Water Heater Tank appeared first on Green Living Ideas.