A Green Tiny House: Graywater, Solar, Wool Insulation.

Elephant Journal

For more on the image above, click it. What do you do when you need space from one another? We walk out!

Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

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

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Ikea kitchens help sell insulation to Dutch – and UK could be next

Green (Living) Review

The Energiesprong (Energy Leap) initiative involves completely wrapping houses with insulated panel-facades that snap on like Lego. green living

Can solar panels boost green roof productivity? New study asks

Green Prophet

There’s plenty of cold weather still to come if you live in the Middle East, but the University of Haifa is preparing for the sun, with a new study that examines whether solar electricity panels and green roofs can work well in tandem. Green Roof researchers pouring coffee on it.

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Home Solar: Is it Worth Switching?

Green Home Blog

Home Solar: Is it Worth Switching? Retro-fitting your home to run on solar energy either partially or completely can be a huge undertaking. However, there have been many advances, as well as incentives, when it comes to choosing solar technology.

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How Much Money Can You Really Save From Going Green?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Thermal imaging cameras can be used to identify how much heat is lost through individual homes and can capture the performance and quality of insulation in homes. green remodeling how to go green saving energy saving money solar energy saving money by going green Deciding to live a greener lifestyle has very much become a hot topic over recent years.

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New Technologies in Solar Power Generation: Learn about Advances in Solar Energy

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resources in the universe is the solar energy. The Sun emits visible light and infrared energy within a specified range of solar radiation spectrum. But solar energy has much more to offer than just photovoltaics. Quick Navigation for Advances in Solar Energy. Solar roofs.

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Israel’s Self-Sufficient Solar Decathlon Home Shapes Up

Green Prophet

In 2012, Green Prophet reported from the front lines of the Solar Decathlon in Spain , but this year the event is taking place in China and students from Israel’s Shenkar College of Engineering and Design will be there.

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The Future of Solar Design Dazzles Madrid

Green Prophet

Green Prophet has been touring the 18 Solar Decathlon homes that made it to Madrid for this year’s international collegiate architecture competition, and we’re dazzled by what we’ve seen. All images by Tafline Laylin for Green Prophet.

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BIPVT: New Retrofit technology that promises thermal insulation along with solar power

EcoFriend

B.Sameer Kumar: While it is amazing to see new zero energy homes and structures with solar rooftops come up all across the world, these only make for a fraction of all the buildings on the plant. Pioneer new solar technology. Pioneering new solar technology.

Solar Impulse 2 mission control center to launch Abu Dhabi flight in March

Green Prophet

Mission Control for the Solar Impulse 2 is open for business, ready to guide the solar plane’s first flight around the world. Green Prophet previously reported that on-board cameras will enable the entire flight to be broadcast live on the Solar Impulse 2 website.

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Bird’s Nest: Solar-Powered Studio Perches on School Roofs

Green Prophet

Eschewing the bigger is better thought pattern, this solar-powered accessory dwelling “perches” on existing buildings to create extra space. Design eco architects Turkey Green design Turkey ONZ Architects Parasitic Architecture solar power sustainable design

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled. Greening up your office doesn’t have to be challenging, it only takes you making small changes in order to make big differences in the health of the environment.

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Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

Green Prophet

Simple technology for solar energy production can readily supply the building with all its daytime electricity needs, but there is no information regarding nighttime power supply. How will the structure be insulated to reduce heat gain and loss ?

What Makes a Building Green?

Green Home Blog

What Makes a Building Green? What makes a building green? The answer might seem obvious—any building that has a minimal impact on the environment should be called green, right? What’s so hard about defining green? Who decides whether a building is green?

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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. Buy an insulating blanket and wrap around the water heater. It is an excellent resource for keeping a green lifestyle!

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How Living Roofs Improve Solar Panel Performance

Green Living Ideas

Both green roofs and solar panels have their own set of unique benefits that make them well worth considering on their own, but these green technologies can also work together. Image via Green Roof Technology. Image via Green Roof Integrated Photovoltaic Canopy .

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Going Green With Radiant Barriers

Green Living Ideas

A radiant barrier is a supplement to your home’s insulation that helps reflect or radiate away transferred heat. the benefits of radiant barrier insulation; image from Green Energy of San Antonio. Green Living Ideas was not compensated for this post.

Markus Kayser’s 3D Solar Sinter Prints on Sand – Could Replace Concrete

Green Prophet

And here he talks with Green Prophet about his 3D printer that runs on sun and sand. First object printed from a 3D file with the Solar Sinter, Photo by Amos Field. He used his own ingenuity to design and build a machine called a Solar Sinter. Solar sintered sand does not.

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Green Deal flop - new figures released

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Commenting on the release on Thursday, June 27, 2013 on the first official statistics of take up of the Government''s flagship Green Deal scheme for energy efficiency, Friends of the Earth''s Warm Homes Campaigner Dave Timms said that the figures are a disaster but not unexpected. Lower interest rates, more incentives and tough regulations on landlords to improve the worst insulated rented homes would all increase the take-up of energy efficiency measures.

Keeping the Heat Inside Your Home in Winter

Green Furniture Home Design

Use Green Insulation. Green insulation is designed to be as energy efficient and ecologically safe as possible. Remove the less efficient and wasteful insulation in your home and install this green installation. If you can afford it, place solar panels here too. Use these solar panels to create heat in your home in an efficient and safe manner. Tree Insulation. Home and Garden home insulation tips keeping heat inside

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German solar city (Sonnenschiff) produces four times more energy than it consumes

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This proves that it can be done even in a country where the sun does not shine as much as in southern Europe and proves that the British government simply does not have the political will to get solar (and other renewables) going.

New Delhi: new green hotels couldn’t be more different

Green Traveler Guides

| Leela Palace & Green Leaf |. And that’s why, during this Delhi stay, I recommend wallowing in the cool green comfort of the Leela Palace or Green Leaf hotels. Leela Palace: over-the-top green. Green Leaf’s low-tech green. Green Leaf: suite green.

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How Living Roofs Improve Solar Panel Performance

Green Living Ideas

Both green roofs and solar panels have their own set of unique benefits making them well worth consideration on their own. Now with new financing models in place homeowners can go solar with minimal upfront costs. Image via Green Roof Technology.

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5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean)

Green Home Blog

5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean). Swim clean and green! But that doesn’t mean you have to scrap your family’s outdoor oasis – instead, try following these five easy steps to minimize the environmental impact of your pool and to keep your yard green. Clean green.

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Sonoma’s Vineyards Inn: a perfect night in green wine country

Green Traveler Guides

| Eat, Sleep Green |. Awaiting us is what promises to be a perfect night in Green Wine Country: a “green” meal, a “green” sleep. The exterior walls, we learn, are a form of adobe, and thick insulation is compressed scraps of denim.

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Ten Ways to Have a Green Camping Trip

Green Home Blog

Ten Ways to Have a Green Camping Trip. Camp Green! After all, what could be more green than a hike through the mountain or a night in the woods? Instead of relying on toxic disposable batteries, bring along solar or crank flashlights and lanterns. Buy green.

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Why Green Roof?

Green Earth Journey

I know that green roofs cut down on CO2 and filter pollution and contaminants out of the air in cities, etc, etc. Building a green roof isn’t cheap; will I benefit directly in any way? In fact, it’s estimated that a green roof will last twice as long as a conventional roof.

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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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How to Green Your Life

Green Home Blog

Greening your life, home or business is not a small task. We tend to refer to it as the Big Green Five: Air/Water. or go solar powered. Going GreenBut like with most large tasks, there’s an 80/2 0 rule. Energy. Food and Stuff we Use. Cleaning. Wearables/Touchables.

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Cape May, NJ: green is here to stay

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Garden State |. Diane tells us she welcomes more green practices in the hospitality industry. “It’s The Hutchinsons realized energy savings last year by installing double-pane windows and roof insulation in one of their two buildings. Mark Kulkowitz: irrepressibly green.

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How Living Roofs Improve Solar Panel Performance

Green Living Ideas

Both green roofs and solar panels have their own set of unique benefits making them well worth consideration on their own. Now with new financing models in place homeowners can go solar with minimal upfront costs. Image via Green Roof Technology.

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Saving Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency in Southern California

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New Ads Highlight World Banks Deadly Coal Plans For Kosovo » Saving Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency in Southern California. Green Building Council to hold a forum on energy efficiency and solar installations. Green Fleets. Green Transportation. Compass.

Dubai Imports NASA-Developed In’Flector Solar Deflectors for Greener Glass Buildings

Green Prophet

The glass sucks up solar heat that is then radiated heat indoors, forcing people inside to turn up their air-conditioning units. Made of aluminum, carbon and a UV layer, the panels cut 92 percent of UV rays, 80 percent of radiant heat, and 78 percent of solar heat gain, according to 24/7.

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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.

Shipping container home unboxes green delights with solar power

EcoFriend

With better insulation and some rainwater harvesting techniques, it can surely attain a zero-energy status. B.Sameer Kumar: Most of us have the dream of owning our own home and go to great lengths to try and achieve this.

Geneva International Airport gets CERN developed solar panels

EcoFriend

Green Products. Solar Power. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Geneva International Airport gets CERN developed solar panels. Geneva International Airport can lay claim to being one of the few to use solar energy. solar power. Please login.

10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

Hug a Tree with Me

10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably: Insulate the home: Insulating the home can reduce your carbon footprint while also saving you money on your electricity bill. Solar energy: Purchase or lease solar lighting panels to be more energy efficient and also to save money.

Dubai’s huge green mosque polishing off for eco-Muslim masses

Green Prophet

Construction of the first eco-friendly mosque in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is nearly complete and Tayeb Al Rais, secretary-general of the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation said the green mosque will soon open its doors to worshipers.

How to Green Your Life

Green Home Blog

Greening your life, home or business is not a small task. We tend to refer to it as the Big Green Five: Air/Water. Following the twin Do No Harm and Reduce, Reuse, Recycle principles, we can attack all five on all fronts, and we make sure we carry a range of products to help you green each of these. or go solar powered. Going GreenBut like with most large tasks, there’s an 80/2 0 rule. Energy. Food and Stuff we Use. Cleaning. Wearables/Touchables.

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Green-Wrapped Offices to Transform Turkish Working Class Neighborhood

Green Prophet

Whether or not a 100,000 square meter office complex could possibly come with even a net environmental benefit is debatable, but the fact that a design wrapped in green won an international competition for such a complex signals a potential shift in Turkey’s urban planning.

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Arab Building Showcases Traditional Green Architecture

Green Prophet

Designed by Abed el-Rahman Yasin, the green building which is located in Sakhnin features 20 different energy saving features ranging from patios to cool the air, water features and mashrabiyas. The building uses particularly efficient thermal insulation and low energy consumption.

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How To Go Green At Home: Create A Greener Living Room | Living.

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 At Home: Create A Greener Living Room by greenwise on April 6, 2011 How can you green up the living room or family room? For example, a living room without R-22 insulation in the walls will lose a lot of heated air in the winter and cooled air in the summer.

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