Saudi Arabia to become more insulated than ever!

Green Prophet

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will soon require increased insulation in all new buildings across 24 major cities that, in total, account for 80 percent of the country’s population. of the Kingdom’s buildings are thermally insulated.

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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Win It: Insulated Bags from BlueAvocado

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This week it’s the cute insulated lunch tote and fresh pak ($30 value) from BlueAvocado, which will help you avoid using several plastic bags each time you use it. (We We’re back at it again this week with our fabulous sweepstakes sponsor BlueAvocado.

Insulation Inspiration for Saving Energy

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How can fiberglass insulation help regulate heat loss

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Ishani Chatterjee: Fiberglass insulation is an effective way of heating up the house. There is diversified reason for which insulation becomes important for the home. The chief functionality of insulation is to maintain a pleasant temperature inside the house.

Insulation Station: 8 Insulated Jackets That Will Keep You Warm and Active In The Cold

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Stay warm and insulated this Winter. Here are 8 packable, lightweight and insulated options to keep out the cold so you can stay active. Check out ActiveJunky.com for more 8 more puffy picks. Marmot Greenland Baffled Down Jacket - M.

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.

How To Measure Your Attic’s Insulation

Green Living Ideas

A great way to ensure that your home is using energy efficiently is to be sure that your attic is insulated properly. Did you know that a properly insulated home can save roughly 20% of a homes annual heating and cooling costs? Thankfully, measuring your attics insulation is a very straight forward and. The post How To Measure Your Attic’s Insulation appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

How To Insulate Your Hot Water Pipes

Green Living Ideas

One of the best ways to save money and energy around your home is to insulate your hot water pipes. Things you’ll need for the job: Pipe Insulation (both 3/4″ and 1/2″). Instructions: how to insulate your hot water pipes. Place insulation on pipes.

Maintenance Tips: Installing Foam Gaskets to Insulate Your Electrical Outlets

Green Living Ideas

Electrical outlets are usually one of the last items in a house to be insulated with foam gaskets. If your exterior wall outlets are not insulated, they are little more than a hole in the wall leading outside.

Out OF EDEN - A Natural INSULATION CHOICE

Green (Living) Review

Edenbloc 35 is a new type of rigid insulation made predominantly from recycled wool and can be used in many internal situations, including wall lining, between rafters and timber studs and under rafters. When paired with the CO2 reductions that result from the reduced energy consumption Edenbloc 35 facilitates, it’s climate change credentials are clear and significantly out-perform those offered by wood based rigid insulation, the only other natural alternative on the market.

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

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They a so intend to create a natural thermal insulation for the home by using the BIPVT. You not only get a great renewable and clean energy source, but also improved insulation.

Insulating older windows without replacing them: cost effective Window Inserts product review

Green Living Ideas

R values (a measure of insulation, measured in “resistance” of heat passing from one place to another) are very, very low for older windows. The post Insulating older windows without replacing them: cost effective Window Inserts product review appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Energy Efficiency Green Building/Remodeling Home Improvement inexpensive Insulation single pane window insert

Denis Vranich – “Spray Foam Insulation Critical for Net Zero Energy Construction”

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Spray foam insulation is a versatile and easy way to cut energy consumption and costs while being environmentally conscious. The post Denis Vranich – “Spray Foam Insulation Critical for Net Zero Energy Construction” appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts green buildings green construction net zero buildings spray foam insulation

Energy-saving Tips for Fall

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saving energy saving money saving water conserve energy how to go green insulation ideas reduce heating costs save energy save money Summer is over, and as the cooler temperatures of fall arrive it is always a good idea to review the ways to reduce energy consumption and save money. Most of the steps you can take are easy and low-cost. Those that require some up-front investment on your part provide an excellent return for the money [.].

'Save lives by insulating homes', FoE urge Government

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Commenting on the numbers of excess deaths last winter, revealed in Government figures in late November 2010, Friends of the Earth's Warm Homes campaigner Dave Timms said: "Lower outbreaks of flu helped cut winter deaths last year despite the bitterly cold weather - improving homes so they're better insulated and cheaper to heat could help save even more lives.

How To Insulate Your Attic Duct System Step by Step (with Video Instructions)

Green Living Ideas

Ensuring your attic is properly insulated is essential to this endeavor. The post How To Insulate Your Attic Duct System Step by Step (with Video Instructions) appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

How To Insulate Your Hot Water Heater Tank

Green Living Ideas

Did you know that by simply insulating your hot water tank you could save anywhere from 4%-9% on your water heating costs? If you go one step further and insulate both the hot and cold water pipes as well, you’ll save even more! Instructions: how to insulate your hot water tank.

How to check (and fill) insulation gaps using a laser thermometer (DIY)

Green Living Ideas

If you’ve been fiddling with the thermostat more often than not, chances are your home is suffering from severe energy inefficiencies, likely caused by weak insulation. But, how can you check where your insulation may not be sealing well?

GM Scrap Material Insulates Coats for Homeless

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General Motors has donated an additional 2,000 yards of scrap vehicle sound-absorption material to a nonprofit that uses the material to insulate coats that transform into sleeping bags for the homeless.

Is Your Insulation Bad For the Environment?

Green Living Ideas

Turns out that many of the insulation materials we use to reduce our energy use (and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions), are themselves extremely potent greenhouse gases. You are better off using a fiberglass like CertainTeed’s Sustainable Insulation, or mineral wool, or cellulose, [.] [ Is Your Insulation Bad For the Environment? Tags: Green Building/Remodeling Insulation global warming potential GWP Uh-oh.

How to detect and eliminate drafts for better home insulation

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The post How to detect and eliminate drafts for better home insulation appeared first on Green Living Ideas. When it comes to saving money and energy around your home one of the best things you can do is detect and eliminate drafts around your window and door frames.

The Benefits of Going Barefoot.

Elephant Journal

Nearly every part of our existence today is insulated, synthetic and removed from the earth’s touch. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness barefoot running David Gelfand earthing health

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

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

How To Insulate Old Windows Without Buying New: Energy-Saving Window Inserts

Green Living Ideas

Insulation and your HVAC system are two such examples, but energy-efficient window inserts are also important, especially for homes with older, drafty windows. The post How To Insulate Old Windows Without Buying New: Energy-Saving Window Inserts appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Tips for Lowering Your Cooling Cost 

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Green maintenance Sponsored Posts air conditioning energy use HVAC Insulation Tips for Lowering Your Cooling CostHere are some helpful tips for lowering your cooling cost around the home. The post Tips for Lowering Your Cooling Cost appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Home insulation, good money saving habits, and you

Green Living Ideas

By now most Green Living Ideas readers know the value of home insulation, but for those new to the green lifestyle, insulation is like an extra blanket on your bed in the winter. Except for houses, the insulation can help keep in cooler air in the summer and warmer air in the winter.

How To Measure Your Attic’s Temperature and Assess Insulation Needs

Green Living Ideas

Keeping your home properly insulated can a long way when it comes to ensuring that it’s using energy efficiently, but did you ever stop to think about your attic temperature and insulation? The post How To Measure Your Attic’s Temperature and Assess Insulation Needs appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Your Home is likely Toxic.

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Identifying the Masks that Hurt & Embracing the Masks that Heal.

Elephant Journal

It doesn’t take a lot—a false mustache or beard, a cloth with holes for eyes, sunglasses—whatever insulates us from who we are. I’ve always loved masquerade parties. The masks are usually artistic and beautiful, while lending an air of mystery; people feel much less inhibited when they can hide behind a mask. It is as […].

Practical Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

Insulate your pipes. Hang blackout curtains instead of the traditional curtains – they provide insulation that can curb energy usage. Insulate your home. The effort of conserving water and energy simply means to waste less, save more and use wisely.

10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

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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.

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

You can also use less energy by using solar lighting and chargers whenever possible and also by hanging blackout curtain panels - blackout curtains save energy by naturally insulates and regulates the temperature of the space.

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DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

Green Home Blog

Lighting manufacturers readily admit there is lead in the PVC (polyvinyl chloride) used to insulate holiday lights from contact with water, or to prevent exposed wires which could cause a fire or electrocution. DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

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. Tree Insulation. Trees also create a natural insulation that traps escaping heat and keeps it around your home. Home and Garden home insulation tips keeping heat insideHeating costs can be a major problem for a variety of people in the winter.

Taming the Energy Hog

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Uninsulated or poorly insulated attics can add 20 percent to the average winter heating bill. Tagged: coal , dishwasher , fracking , hot water heater , insulated , methane , natural gas. Taming the Energy Hog.

THE START OF A NEW DOWN: A COMMON WEED TAKES ON AN UNUSUAL PURPOSE

Green (Living) Review

Milkweed isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when considering insulation materials. But the Canadian Coast Guard has other ideas and is testing the pods as a potential environmentally friendly insulation.

Hayden Panettiere Partners with Cotton to Help Recycle Denim

Eccorazzi

Hayden Panettiere has partnered with Cotton''s Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program, which turns old jeans into UltraTouch Denim Insulation.

Spray foam Inspection and Thermal Bypass Testing for LEED-H

Green Life Smart Life

Insulation on the house was completed last week by the fabulous crew of Atlas Insulation. Ensuring that your home is properly insulated is a major factor to building a green home. U n-insulated or improperly insulated homes leak a home’s conditioned air outside, causing the homeowner to essentially pay to heat or cool the great outdoors. There are a lot of factors and products that go into deciding the insulation of your home.

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

Green Prophet

Mega real estate companies are catching on too, and three of the largest companies have begun to install transparent In’Flector insulating panels that can be added to any existing building to slash energy consumption.