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Eco-Minded Green Home Insurance

Green Furniture Home Design

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 Home Construction

Eco Friendly Daily

On the contrary, the benefits of straw buildings for people and our planet are plentiful! Green TipsMost people think of straw bale houses as a way of the past, built only because people didn’t have the money or the resources to build houses how we do now.

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

People are finding the importance to using local woods and organic material, they are making a change to their carbon footprint, and making changes in order to “green” their lives. Furniture treated for stain resistance contains chemicals that can pollute the air in your home.

The Path to Organic Fashion Wear is Long One « Green Home Blog

Green Home Blog

What’s your personal definition of greening? In my company the material used in the products themselves are as green as possible with out reverting to Amish methods of manufacturing. How did you get started in green business?

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6 Ultimate Ideas to Use Renewable Resources for a Greener Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Summary When we think of a greener planet where everything is nature-loved, then we should also think of going green in our daily routines.

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Show Some Love to the Planet

Green Living Consulting

Tags: carbon footprint green business green home green purchasing living green waste reduction climate change eco travel global warming green valentine live green love for the planet recreate reuse

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Celebrating America’s Greenest & LEED Certified Buildings.

Elephant Journal

Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Earth eco homes environment green homes and businesses LEED certified planetAs we look around our office spaces at fluorescent lights overhead, electric sockets on the walls, and the synthetic carpeting under our feet, it becomes evident that.

Green Cleaning- Good For the Health of You and the Planet

Green Living Consulting

While there are many green practices worth adopting, switching to green cleaning products is one of those actions I advocate for both as a way of helping the environment but also of protecting our own health. Why Switch to Green Cleaning Products? A Safer Home Each day, families are put to risk by household cleaning products found throughout [.].

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

The sun is a nearly inexhaustible source of power: in fact, there’s more energy in the amount of sunlight that hits the Earth in an hour than the whole planet uses in a year! 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.

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Heroines for the Planet: Robin Wilson, Designer of Healthy Homes with Heart

Eco Chic

Robin Wilson is a nationally recognized eco-friendly interior designer; her client roster includes the Kennedys and the Clintons , who have both had Robin create gorgeous, green spaces for their families. 3. treat your client’s home and budget as though it were your own.

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Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017

Green Living Ideas

Find our why this building material is better for your deck and better for the planet. The post Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts composite decking construction Decking green home

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Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017

Green Living Ideas

Find our why this building material is better for your deck and better for the planet. The post Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts composite decking construction Decking green home

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How Does It Work: Solar Energy

Green Home Blog

Finding a way to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels is one of the most important environmental challenge we face today, and what better way to green our electricity than with nature’s own energy source: the sun. There are also lots of easy ways to use solar energy around your home.

Greening is a Term That’s Tough to Define

Green Home Blog

Greening is a term that’s tough to define, and it’s getting more confusing for buyers every day. I try to keep it simple: being “green” means making decisions that are better: making decisions that have a positive environmental impact, no matter how big or small that impact is.

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Energy Saving Tips for Washing Machines & Dryers

Green Living Ideas

These energy saving tips for washing machines and dryers will have you saving money (and saving the planet) in no time! The post Energy Saving Tips for Washing Machines & Dryers appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle dryer efficiency energy-efficiency green home living sustainability washing machines

Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Principle 2: Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking The green space is teeming these days with lengthy and complex explanations about the meaning of sustainability. Ecological Footprint and One Planet both frame human impact in terms of physical space.

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Greening is a Term That’s Tough to Define

Green Home Blog

Greening is a term that’s tough to define, and it’s getting more confusing for buyers every day. I try to keep it simple: being “green” means making decisions that are better: making decisions that have a positive environmental impact, no matter how big or small that impact is. How did you get started in green business? That’s why we chose to support and supply Green Home. What is the best greening advice you can give our customers?

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Modernize Your Home With These 3 Energy Efficient Upgrades

Eco Chic

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.

What is Energy Efficiency? 3 Ways to Save Money and Reduce your Impact

Green Living Ideas

Efficiency is the most affordable and fast way to reduce your monthly electric and water bills and reduce your impact on the planet. 3 Ways to Save Money and Reduce your Impact appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle annual cost of appliances boost energy efficiency energy-efficiency green home water efficiencyWhat is energy efficiency?

Large scale carbon cutting – is the Green Deal the answer?

Green Blog

The Green Deal is a government initiative set to launch in the UK in October of 2012. It is designed to encourage business and home owners to install more green technologies in their offices and homes. Essentially, the Green Deal will pay all upfront installation costs, and users will pay back the money through savings on their energy bills, over a set period of time. What they mean by ‘carbon cutting’, is cutting the carbon output from our businesses and homes.

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URI Energy Fellows Visit GLSL

Green Life Smart Life

The University of Rhode Island Energy Fellow students stopped by to take a tour of the Green Life Smart Life project last week. We at GLSL strongly believe that they are the future for a cleaner, more energy efficient planet, so we were excited to be able to share with them what we are doing in the home and hopefully we gave them some first-hand experience on what it takes to build a green home in Rhode Island. Tagged: touring a green home, URI Energy Fellows.

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Solutions For Recycling Your Televisions As You “Transition” To A New HDTV

Green Life Smart Life

One of the best reasons to buy a new television today is the fact that old CRT televisions are not very “green.&# While most old TVs go on the trash heap and ultimately into landfills – the effect of these hazardous materials down the road are not very good for the planet that we all share. Posted by Jerry Del Colliano, publisher of Home Theater Review. Tagged: 8 pounds of lead in a television, DTV transition, green home theater, Recycle HDTVs, SD television.

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

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

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GhostManta: Electrifying underwater exploration with green gusto

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. GhostManta: Electrifying underwater exploration with green gusto. It is staggering that in the last few decades we have studied and understood the vast stretches of space that extends around our planet far better than the fathoms that stretch below us right here on earth. 10 Underwater green structures powering themselves with renewable energy. Please login.

Faster graphene promises quantum leap in solar devices

EcoFriend

Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Home Appliances. Carbon has an incredible ability to adapt, change, bond, conduct and help in building cutting edge material unlike any other element on the planet. 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.

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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How To Go Green: 5 Green Living Resolutions for 2011

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How To Go Green: 5 Green Living Resolutions for 2011 by greenwise on January 3, 2011 I have set 5 green living resolutions for 2011, focusing on actions that will save money as well as cut energy use. It is an excellent resource for keeping a green lifestyle!

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

Green Prophet

Help Ensure There Is Enough Water On Our Planet For Everyone. Water is not a renewable resource – and clean water is our planet’s most precious resource. Green Homes Are Sturdier. 8.You Will Be Rewarded With A Clean And Green Environment.

Natural fabric wallpaper that hipsters and walls will love

Green Prophet

We still have wallpaper up from the 70s in my parent’s home in Canada! Today when we look for wallpaper, we want things that are chemical free and good for our spirit, mind, health and planet. I was a 70s kid.

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Is Wood Laminate Flooring the Greener Choice?

Green Furniture Home Design

Some flooring materials like bamboo grow incredibly fast and are one viable option for a green floor. For the greenest home, laminate flooring uses hardly any wood. Refinishing a hardwood floor requires enormous amounts of chemicals that are generally dangerous to the planet. Laminate flooring offers a number of advantages for a green home.

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Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out--And Hoarded | Living Green.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out–And Hoarded by greenwise on February 9, 2011 Replacing incandescent lights with CFLs makes even more sense now. In fact, Home Depot is ahead of the curve. The giant home super store chain stopped selling them in California this year, offering only CFLs and LEDs (light emitting diodes).

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Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out–And Hoarded

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out–And Hoarded by greenwise on February 9, 2011 Replacing incandescent lights with CFLs makes even more sense now. In fact, Home Depot is ahead of the curve. The giant home super store chain stopped selling them in California this year, offering only CFLs and LEDs (light emitting diodes).

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Ethical product sales grow 12% in spite of 'recessionary pressures'

Green (Living) Review

All too often reuse at home and in the office is ignored in favor of going out and buying a “green” product which could as easily have been ''created'' by repurposing some item of waste such as a tin can for a pencil bin or a carton – such as a wine box – made into a magazine file.

Talking to Ed Begley Jr. about being eco-vegan

Eco-Vegan Girl

I called in and asked him: "what is do you think is the key to helping people learn to care about changing the way they eat and treat the planet?" Less meat is better for you, certainly for the cattle, for the planet.". For instance, I learned that he is selling his famous green home in L.A. - My friend Heather Lounsbury has a great radio show on health, and today Ed Begley Jr. was her guest.

Greenstone Revolutionizes Lebanese Building Industry One Green-Roof Villa at a Time

Green Prophet

This villa is part of a growing movement in Lebanon that is revolutionizing the green building industry. It receives part of its energy from solar-panels, recycles greywater, has superior thermal insulation that cuts energy consumption, and it also features a green roof.

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Saving Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency in Southern California

Sierra Club Compass

Green Building Council to hold a forum on energy efficiency and solar installations. The forum was the first in a series in 2013 as a part of the USGBC and Sierra Club's Green Home Series. Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass.

Africa: The last frontier?

Green Blog

It has gotten on the path to growth, to be sure, but not yet at planet-altering levels. One of the ultimate questions on their plate is whether and to what extent the model can be applied at a massive scale of billions of people — to the entire planet, in fact. A path where green buildings, green homes, mass transit, EVs, zero waste and zero carbon become part of the landscape.

How Net Metering Works

Green Living Ideas

We’ve all heard about how about wonderful renewable energies can be for global warming and our planets energy future, but how does your pocket book feel about it? Let’s say that you have a solar or wind power system installed in your home.

13 Principles of Sustainable Architecture From Nader Khalili Student

Green Prophet

One of the folks behind Earthbag Building, Earth Bag Structures, and a host of other informed eco-building sites, his own legacy is very much grounded on this planet. There are as many ways to conserve water in your home as there are reasons to do so – particularly in our dry region.

13 Green Building Tips From Nader Khalili Student

Green Prophet

One of the folks behind Earthbag Building, Earth Bag Structures, and a host of other informed eco-building sites, his own legacy is very much grounded on this planet. There are as many ways to conserve water in your home as there are reasons to do so – particularly in our dry region.

Irish communities have been urged to live more sustainably

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greening communities was top of the agenda at a conference aimed at encouraging Irish families to be greener. Called “Greening Irish Communities” the event was for a broad range of people from the public, private and voluntary sectors attended to explore how to set ambitious targets for 'greening', and how public, private, voluntary, social and cultural organisations can make a positive contribution in this area and can work together towards such a common goal.

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