HGTV 2010 Green Home Giveaway

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Want to live in a kick-ass eco-friendly house, an all-new 2010 GMC Terrain and $100,000? HGTV is kicking off its 2010 Green Home Giveaway. Located in the Pinehills community of Plymouth, Massachusetts, just eight miles north of Cape Cod, this amazing home earned a GOLD Certification from the National Association of Home Builders. The house and community make this our best HGTV Green Home yet.”. Solar Home Eco-Friendly Homes HGTV

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

Living Green & Saving Energy

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.

Your Guide to Choosing The Best Eco-Friendly House For Your Family

Environmental News Network

With people’s current and modern lifestyles, combined with the fast-changing times, people are being more and more aware of having an eco-friendly home. Want to join the green bandwagon? Here are 8 tips to help you choose the best eco-friendly house for your family.

Benefits of using eco friendly paint

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Green Products. Solar Power. 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. Every component used in eco friendly paints is natural.

Best eco friendly kitchen cabinets

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Best eco friendly kitchen cabinets. We see more and more people around us, who are switching to eco friendly materials for renovating their homes including, their kitchens. If you’re renovating your kitchen in an eco friendly manner, it is important that you take into consideration a few factors.

Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

Solar Hot Water Heaters. 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. One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to make this change is with a solar water heater. Check out Apricus Solar Water Heaters , a Connecticut-based company that’s putting the sun’s energy to work for you.

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Green homes: Building on eco-friendly solutions

The Green Changemakers

Mark Matson For the Chronicle Native trees and flowers surround the Austin home of Laurel Treviño and Carlos Torres-Verdín. The home received a Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council and a 5-star rating from Austin Energy's Residential Green Building Program. Tonalacalli: The House of Sun and Water The modern Texas ranch home of Laurel Treviño and Carlos Torres-Verdín is perched on 10 acres in southwest Austin. Green Building Council.

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Eco friendly lamps made from recycled materials

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Green Products. Solar Power. 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.

Green Homes Program Launches Nationwide

Eco Friendly Daily

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

Green Homes Sprouting Across US in 2008

Eco Friendly Daily

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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Creating a green home with oil silos

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Green Products. Solar Power. 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. Oil Silo Home / PinkCloud.DK Picture Gallery Oil Silo Home / PinkCloud.DK MOMO: A beautiful green home.

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Best eco friendly innovations by armed forces

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Green Products. Solar Power. 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? Solar powered army bases. Solar Soldiers. Eco-friendly bullets by BAE Systems. Eco Tech: U.S. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Leonardo DiCaprio Rents Green Home While Filming ‘The Great Gatsby’

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Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t let his job or being out of the country stop him in his green tracks. The well-known actor has chosen to reside in an eco-friendly home while filming The Great Gatsby in Australia.

Tiny Swiss town builds the first solar powered ski lift

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Tiny Swiss town builds the first solar powered ski lift. A small agri town in Switzerland, Teena, is home to the world’s only ski lift that is powered by solar energy. The eco friendly ski lift was unveiled last year in December after two years of immense perseverance. Eco Friendly Buzz.

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

Green Living Ideas

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. If everyone is at work or school, they can stop heating or cooling a home.

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

If you already have an RV, we’re hoping you plan to install a solar power system (give yourself 5 points). If the kids are getting cramped in the RV, take a night off at an eco-friendly inn or lodge (one point per night). Patronize family-friendly green restaurants.

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5 Big Green Changes for Your Home

Green Home Blog

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. Use a Solar exhaust fan.

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Solar Trees: Shining a spotlight on solar energy with style

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Solar Trees: Shining a spotlight on solar energy with style. Modern technology has ensured that solar energy is harnessed in ways that appeal to a generation which likes gadgets, sleek, smart and ergonomically crafted. Solar-Powered wheelchairs: Shining a spotlight on renewable energy! Eco Friendly Buzz.

Geneva International Airport gets CERN developed solar panels

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Geneva International Airport gets CERN developed solar panels. Eco Factor: Solar-powered airport expansion.

Seiko Astron: World's first solar powered GPS watch

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Seiko Astron: Worlds first solar powered GPS watch. Casio launches first atomic solar powered chronograph watch. solar power.

StarLight Solar: An unmanned high altitude solar electric hybrid airship

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. StarLight Solar: An unmanned high altitude solar electric hybrid airship. The thin film solar cell technology and advancements in lightweight materials have started to cast their impact in every field. Solar-powered plane may be an answer to high-altitude air pollution. Solar Powered Airship.

Flexible solar cells from German researchers are fit for use on helmets

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Flexible solar cells from German researchers are fit for use on helmets. Innovation in solar technology runs wild. What do you think of integrating solar cells to the helmets of skiers, bike riders and rescue workers? Of course, it requires more flexible and as well efficient solar cells. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Buy Green

Green Earth Journey

Environmental friendly products for Consumers and Business All of the green earth products you need are available at BuyGreen.com. Commercial buyers also have a wide selection of products from environmentally friendly bags for retailers to recycled paper product as examples.

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'School in a Box': Africa to educate children using solar power

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. School in a Box: Africa to educate children using solar power. We all are aware of the fact that solar energy can be used for powering our homes, vehicles, appliances, even ski lifts , and many other arrangements that affect our day to day living. What’s Next: Using solar power to purify water. solar power.

PlanetSolar demonstrates viability of solar boats feeding energy to grid

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. PlanetSolar demonstrates viability of solar boats feeding energy to grid. The Turanor is meant to demonstrate how viable solar-powered boats can be to the electricity grid. It doesn’t matter if the future of solar boats comes in the shape of a water taxi or a high performance yacht. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Halotechnics develops technology for cheap solar thermal power.

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Halotechnics develops technology for cheap solar thermal power production. Solar energy, while having the capacity to be hugely beneficial, isn’t without its drawbacks. But, a company called Halotechnics, which develops advanced materials for thermal energy storage , could possibly be solar energy’s saving grace.

NEC's organic battery is just 0.3 mm thick

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Wouldn’t it be fun and eco friendly if your iPhone was thinner and lighter and its battery could last weeks or even months instead of just a day? NEC’s latest invention, the 0.3-mm thick organic radical battery has secured a place in the list of eco friendly batteries of the future. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Solar powered hydrogen filling station opens in Germany

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Solar powered hydrogen filling station opens in Germany. While many worry about the energy required to electrolyze water to produce hydrogen, this self sufficient filling station makes use of clean solar energy for the process. Solar-Powered Hydrogen fuel station opens Woodland! Eco Friendly Buzz.

Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean.

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean power. As part of it, international steelmaker JFE has set up a solar research facility in Yokohama. Called the Solar Techno Park, the massive solar power project is meant to gain a combined output of 40 to 60 kilowatts by this spring.

Kyocera's solar modules power England's first 'zero carbon church'

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Kyoceras solar modules power Englands first zero carbon church. KYOTO Corporation from Japan had been assigned to supply its solar modules for a leading project that has helped in renovating the old church building, equipping it with all required tools for generating power sustainability, with the use of solar energy.

Renault Zoe: An affordable, all electric everday car

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Every year Renault creates different eco friendly concepts for the future and reveals them at various auto shows. Eco Factor: High-performance compact car powered by electric motors. Eco Cars: Renault partners with L’Oreal for Zoe Z.E. Eco Factor: All-electric concept car harnesses solar energy.

Hana Hideaway: A stunningly green dwelling in Old Hawaii

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Hana Hideaway: A stunningly green dwelling in Old Hawaii. Hana Hideaway is a custom eco-friendly home for a tranquil stay in Old Hawaii. You can enjoy the lush green oasis, serene ambiance and chuckling ocean near you in the Hana Hideaway, which is for sale. Can green dwelling get better than this?

Self sustaining design for High School by Abdullah Kocamaz

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. This eco friendly example of green architecture is designed by Abdullah Kocamaz for “Ministry of Education High School National Architectural Design Competition Sisli”. At the main entrance, there is appropriate place for parking, designed keeping in mind the green factor. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Tube shaped solar cells to be integrated in clothes

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Tube shaped solar cells to be integrated in clothes. All this is possible by using titania semiconducting nanorods, which are grown on the surface of carbon fibers resembling a tiny hairbrush rather than a conventional solar cell. This configuration will be far more efficient than the conventional solar cells.

Green Entourage: Building Eco-Luxury Homes with Rick Byrd of Alter Eco

Green Living Ideas

Green Talk Radio host Sean Daily talks high end, eco-friendly luxury homes with Rick Byrd, of Byrd Development. Rick is now regraded as one of the premiere green building experts and is builder-personality for the show called Alter Eco starring Adrian Grenier on the new Planet Green network. Post from: Green Living Ideas Green [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas. Green Building and Sustainable Designs.

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Faster graphene promises quantum leap in solar devices

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Faster graphene promises quantum leap in solar devices. Graphene is a substance that has a single atom thick honeycomb carbon structure which makes it ideal as a building material for every modern electrical gadget around and green technology such as photovoltaic panels. What this means to the eco-world? solar power.

Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays?

Green Home Blog

Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays? Celebrities who embrace the green movement send a message to many of their fans and beyond. Therefore, any green message that can sweep the globe through such an influence is always a plus, especially during the holidays. This supermodel keeps her holiday green by decorating her 22,000 foot green home in addition to her Clean Water Project and eco-friendly, perfect holiday gift, skincare line.

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Clean Technologies For Cooling And Heating Your Home

Green Living Ideas

Today there are all sorts of different systems you can have installed in order to green your home and make it more energy and water efficient, but which ones give you the best bang for your buck? Passive Solar Home Designs. Solar Powered A/C and Hot Water Systems.

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Little Sun: A cost effective, solar powered LED lamp for the.

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Little Sun: A cost effective, solar powered LED lamp for the developing world. Envisaged as a solar powered LED lamp; this bantam contraption would provide affordable yet efficient lighting for rural people living in developing countries. Solar Lampion: Solar powered LED lamp. Eco Friendly Buzz.

Farewells, Buddha Bellies & Tips for a Greener Home

Green Living Ideas

Listen to this week’s Green Divas Radio Show podcast or have fun reading the highlights below! The best of that union being our beautiful daughter, sweet Green Diva Mary, who made the cover of the magazine when she was only 6 months old. Green Diva Jamie’s Trip to Israel.

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Clean Technology gets 300 Million from DOE

Green Living Ideas

The Department of Defense has just announced it will fund $300 million of its budget and stimulus funds for reducing clean energy costs, carbon capture, and improving the readiness of the green-collar workforce. Post from: Green Living Ideas. Green Technology. Eco Friendly Technology. Green Home Technology. What are the Benefits of Solar Power? Good news for the clean technology sector!

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Stunning products made using recycled paper

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Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Eco Friendly. Designed by Rutis Roots, Folded Paper Bowl is a DIY eco friendly fashion accessory, which you can make at home. However, Paons paper dress is an eco friendly dress, which you can be worn for special occasions. Designers at Way Basics have developed a range of home furniture designs made from zBoards.