Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Holiday Lights – Energy efficient holiday lights are essential. Keep your holiday energy efficient and as green as you can so come January you can work on your list of resolutions or leftovers or both. Tagged: EPA , green holiday tips , Make Your Own , Water Use.

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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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Going Green Made Easy: 4 Tips to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

Living Green & Saving Energy

Going green is […]. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving energy saving money going green and saving money green living tipsMost people have a big misconception about water and energy conservation.

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Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

Green Home Blog

Find out how you can act smart, buy smart and go green without losing the convenience you need. However, if we sub-consciously make an effort to use less energy in our home in combination with green appliances, together, we can conserve a great amount.

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Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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DiCaprio Wants To Help Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

Eccorazzi

Leonardo DiCaprio already lives in a green and very energy efficient home but now he wants to make sure everyone can do it too. The actor and environmental activist has Read More The post DiCaprio Wants To Help Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Lifestyle News Top News leonardo dicaprio

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President Obama Announces New Truck Efficiency Standards

Sierra Club Compass

In a speech today in Maryland, President Obama directed his administration to move forward with standards to make our tractor trailers and commercial vehicles more efficient. We must create an energy-efficient, multi-modal freight system that relies on trains and ships, as well as trucks.

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Maintenance Tips: Keeping A Tankless Water Heater Efficient

Green Living Ideas

A little knowledge goes a long way when it comes to keeping your tankless water heater efficient. The post Maintenance Tips: Keeping A Tankless Water Heater Efficient appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Make Your Smart Home a Green Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Technological advancements in energy efficiency are becoming available to consumers, which means you can reduce costs without sacrificing your lifestyle. green home green living saving energy saving money saving water Smart Home

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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

Green Home Blog

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. Green lighting.

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Political Green: The Climate is Mum

Green Home Blog

Political Green: The Climate is Mum. ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Defining Green SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT 2012 election climate change climate deniers hurricane obama politics romney

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Tax Breaks for Energy Efficient Homes

Environmental News Network

The tax credit commonly applies to businesses and organizations, however, recognizing the economical as well as environmental benefits that could be reaped from “green” systems, some governments, particularly the U.S., Encouraging energy efficient investments.

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Design your own LEED energy efficient dream green prefab with Blu

Green Prophet

Design your own fantasy shack from the comfort of your keyboard with California-based Blu Homes – makers of fully customizable, prefab, green housing. Energy-efficient lighting and appliances. Why should affordable Dream Homes be limited to Barbie dolls ?

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Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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7 Energy Saving Tips For Efficient Cooking

Green Living Ideas

These will not only save you money directly by making your cooking more efficient, they’ll keep you from spending extra money on cooling your home, since you’ll avoid excess heating in the cooking process. 7 energy saving tips for efficient cooking.

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Efficient Lawn Watering Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

A lush green lawn is an aesthetic appeal in an area used for playing or relaxing purposes. Watering when it is necessary is the most efficient lawn watering tip. Home and Garden efficient lawn wateringLawns need a lot of care such as mowing, seeding and regular watering to maintain their natural beauty. Watering lawns is a very tricky process because they require a lot of water, especially if they are located in dry areas.

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Podcast Questions Efficiency of Energy Efficiency Policy

Environmental News Network

While listening to recent episodes of “Freakonomics”, I came across an interesting episode titled “How Efficient is Energy Efficiency?”, which questions the efficiency of energy efficiency policy. In the podcast “How Efficient is Energy Efficiency?”,

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

Green Living Ideas

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%?

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Energy Efficient Lighting and the Benefits of LED Lights

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy efficient lighting technology is improving rapidly, and LED lighting is the latest breakthrough. eco-innovation energy efficient lighting green living how to go green saving energy saving money Energy Efficient Lighting and the Benefits of LED Lighting save energy save moneySeen in numerous home applications like rope lighting, spotlights and LED holiday lights, these bulbs will last more than 50,000 hours.

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Refrigerator and freezer: ideal temperatures and humidities for efficient operation

Green Living Ideas

Buying an energy efficient refrigerator is just one step toward cutting your utility bills and carbon emissions, and is not an option for many people. Two data points will help you set your fridge and freezer to their most efficient settings: temperature and humidity. Leafy greens.

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Energy Efficiency Going Green Green Health ORGANIC SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS SUSTAINABLY SOURCED Water Conservation WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT fossil fuels meat consumption ocean depletion vegetarian diet wasted resources water conservation world hunger

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Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently

Green Living Ideas

Just like the car that’s parked in your driveway, your solar panels will need periodic maintenance to keep them operating efficiently and at peak performance. Well, The post Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts cleaning efficiency Hawaii honolulu maintenance savings solar panels

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Conserving Resources

Green Home Blog

Tagged: CFL , conservation , energy efficient , green energy , water saving. COMPOSTABLE BIODEGRADABLE Going Green Green Energy Green Executives Speak Out RECYCLABLE Recycling REUSABLE SUSTAINABLY SOURCED WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT CFL conservation energy efficient green energy water savingConserving Resources. The Earth gets more and more crowded every day.

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Watering Your Yard Efficiently During Hot & Dry Times

The Green Samaritan

In the meantime, cool off with a slice of watermelon and check out Sue’s book for even more guidance on how to create an energy-efficient and environmentally sound landscape design. Energy Efficiency Green LivingHot, dry and hot!

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

This will make it run more efficiently and waste less gasoline or diesel so the air stays cleaner. Simply Google “green” hotels, or go to the “Green” Hotels Association’s website. Patronize family-friendly green restaurants. Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation.

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How Does It Work: Hydropower

Green Home Blog

But no matter how you power your home, the environmental impact of hydroelectric dams is an issue that affects us all, and to live green it’s important to appreciate not only hydroelectricity’s role as an alternative to toxic fossil fuels but its problems as well. Tagged: alternative power , green energy , water conservation. How Does It Work: Hydropower. Hydropower – power generated using water’s downhill flow – is one of the most common alternatives to fossil fuels.

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Green Future: Google Invests $1 Billion in Clean Energy

Environmental News Network

There’s a tech company that’s concerned with green – and no, not because it’s the color of money. The Internet juggernaut Google has recently invested $1 billion in green, clean, reusable energy. It’s hip to be green, and Google isn’t colorblind.

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The world’s most energy efficient cities

Environmental News Network

Go Green Green Energy/Transportation Reviews Sustainability Conservation GreenFrom: HalfPrice.com.au.

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VACUUM CLEANERS SUCK AT ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Green (Living) Review

Many vacuum cleaner manufacturers and own-brand importers have tended to act irresponsibly in continuing to specify high wattage products which often clean worse than carefully designed energy-efficient products.

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A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement

Green Home Blog

One industry that is breathing a sigh of relief is the Green industry, particularly wind energy. The American Tax Relief Act of 2012 included a nail biting, unexpected extension of energy efficiency tax credits that had expired at the end of 2011. Twelve provisions were cited covering everything from energy efficient plug-in appliances to plug-in cars to biodiesel to alternative fuel production. Politically Green Eco Home Improvement ENERGY EFFICIENT green business

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A Dedicated Green Roof Research Center Opens in Israel

Green Prophet

Green roofs have become a widespread phenomenon over the last few years but very little research has been focused on perfecting the practice in the Middle East, where high temperatures and dwindling water resources have prevented widespread uptake.

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Gulf Orders Piling Up For Fuel-Efficient 787 Dreamliners

Green Prophet

Gulf carriers are ready for the new EU carbon regulations, with 70 orders pending for the 20% more energy-efficient Boeing Dreamliner. Another response is ordering more fuel-efficient planes. As airplanes age out, they are expected to be replaced by more fuel-efficient models.

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10 Simple Ways to Green Up your Bathroom

Hug a Tree with Me

However, much like every other room in the home, there are simple ways to green up your bathroom, below are ten of them. 10 Simple Ways to Green Up your Bathroom: Low Flow Toiletries: A typical toilet uses anywhere between 3.5 Green up home eco bathroom green up home

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So You Think You Might Like Home-Based Geothermal Energy?

Green Home Blog

Filed under: Eco Home Improvement , Green Living , Save Energy Tagged: air quality , Eco Home Improvement , ENERGY EFFICIENT , environmental products , geothermal , green building , ground source heat pump , HVAC , steam , turbine.

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Federal Fleet Vehicles: Driving Efficiency, But Not Fast Enough

Sierra Club Compass

Green Fleets Green Transportation Oil Imagine pumping 400 million gallons of fuel for your cars over the course of a year. That's roughly twice the amount of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico by BP in 2010. That's also the amount of fuel the federal government used in 2012.

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Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Defining Green Green Business Living Green SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT climate change ecofriendly G. Censorship on Climate Change.

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7 Simple Ways to Green-up your Laundry Routine

Hug a Tree with Me

7 Simple Ways to Green-up your Laundry Routine: 1. Ditch the traditional detergents and look for varieties that contain minimal synthetic ingredients such as Rock n Green or Eco Nuts. Green up home green up home Health Laundry laundry balls

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Saudi Arabia Sinks $26 Billion in Green Buildings

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabian investment in 76 new environmentally savvy construction projects is estimated to exceed $26 billion, according to Faisal Al-Fadl, Secretary General of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGB Forum). Image of green conference from SGB Forum.

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Lightexture Lamps Combine Ethereal Light and Energy Efficiency

Green Prophet

Lightexture’s lamps are beautiful and energy efficient. Sustainable designers interested in the field of light fixtures often focus on making the lamp base out of recycled or repurposed materials, and don’t necessarily think about energy efficient light.

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SAY It Forward: A Call to Share Your Green Homeowner Experience

The Green Samaritan

Greenspiration Home is an online resource dedicated to helping homeowners build, renovate, and decorate green. Trish believes that “we would all have better-built, more efficient homes if we just talked a little&#.

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