Insulation Inspiration for Saving Energy

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The average home can save £37 every year by turning off appliances rather than leaving them on standby. The OWL shows the impact that can be made by the simple flick of a switch, which could lead to substantial savings each year.

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Warmer Winters, Cooler Summers: Your Radiant Barrier Insulation Questions Answered

Living Green & Saving Energy

energy efficient materials green construction green remodeling saving energy saving money climate change home energy conservation home insulation The ideal home is warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But mother nature loves to play tricks on us. One of those tricks is that heat always loves to move to the coolest place – maybe it feels bad for the cold. In any case, it doesn’t help us humans out. What […].

How to Save Energy When Living in an Apartment

Green Prophet

Whether you’re moving into a new apartment or you’re just inspired to go green, there are many ways to save energy and money. Small, practical steps can help you cut your bills down substantially while also saving the environment. Properly Insulate your Windows. Energy

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8 High Energy-Consuming Appliances: Learn How to Save Energy

Green Prophet

Usage of high energy rating appliances can save your bill, if it’s not possible to change the appliances then it’s time to find out which appliances are shooting your electricity bills. Turn off the appliances when not in use is the better solution to save energy.

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Energy-saving Tips for Fall

Living Green & Saving Energy

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. saving energy saving money saving water conserve energy how to go green insulation ideas reduce heating costs save energy save money

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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. It will allow you to lower the temperature on your hot water tank by 2°F–4°F, saving you a lot of energy and money. Cut the insulation to the various lengths needed.

Is More Manufactured Housing the Solution to Helping Britain Become More Green?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Housing within the UK is amongst the least energy efficient in Europe and running them accounts for nearly half of our carbon emissions. Housing is so poorly insulated that athird of all UK homes (6.7 million) are rated E or worse on their energy performance certificate, meaning they have a poor standard of energy efficiency. […]. Green News green remodeling saving energy sustainability More green Britain

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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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How Your Windows Affect Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Living Green & Saving Energy

By now, almost everyone must have investigated ways to make their home more energy-efficient, whether it’s something as simple as insulating the loft or a bigger step like installing a more energy-efficient boiler, or even putting solar panels on the roof to take advantage of free, renewable energy and the government’s feed-in [.]. Happy Earth Day!

Energy Saving Week 25-31 October 2010

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Monday, October 25 will see the start of this year's Energy Savings Week. The whole week is dedicated to helping you to take control and start to save energy at home and in how you travel.

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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

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While we may be curbing our footprint by driving less, we are still contributing to un-econess by generating waste and burning massive amounts of energy. It is an unfortunate truth that both corporate and in-house office spaces are subconscious aids to environmental degradation.

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How To Go Green: 5 Green Living Resolutions for 2011

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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.

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How to Lower Your Electricity Bills in Summer and Winter


Other countries waste less, but even in the most energy-efficient locales like Scandinavia and Japan there is still plenty of fat to be trimmed. Bad habits and a lack of knowledge are responsible for most energy waste. Insulation. Why save electricity? Insulation.

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DIY Tips and Tricks for Summertime Savings

Environmental News Network

Heating and cooling runs the average household about $875 a year—nearly half the home’s total energy bill. Beyond the energy bill, there’s also a cost to the environment. To help us save this summer, experts at ENERGY STAR have shared with us some tips and tricks.

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16 Penny-wise Ways to a Weather-proof Home

Environmental News Network

With the emergence of energy efficient home designs in the market today, weather-proofing your home should not cost you a great sum of money. Saving in style while weather-proofing your home should not be a problem. Having a home-made heater at home would save you a great deal of money.

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

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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? Water conservation is not usually an issue for this room of the house, but you might be surprised to learn the ways in which your living room consumes energy.

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Highest BREEAM Score For Sustainable Building To Bradford University

Sustainability Ninja

According to the BBC video (which I’ve posted below) each building has all kinds of devices for controlling and monitoring energy usage. In the design they of course made sure that the buildings were very well insulated and airtight so no heat was lost in the cold months and the buildings remain cool in the hotter months stating, “it will only take about 100 watts of electricity to heat each bedroom.”

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Fact Or Fiction: Five Common Home Energy Myths

Green Home Blog

Fact Or Fiction: Five Common Home Energy Myths. Home energy myths. To help you sort out fact from fiction when it comes to saving energy at home, we’ve put together our list of the five home energy myths that need debunking.

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Hurricane Sandy has become the climate change lobby's besty

Environmental Economics

Total federal taxes on energy amount to $6.30 the federal government is unique in imposing no taxes on other energy use, from residential heating to power generation. A tax on energy could single-handedly take on climate change.

A Green Fall Yard Cleanup

Green Home Blog

While it may be beautiful, all this change can create waste that takes time and energy to clean up. This not only has the benefit of saving valuable landfill space, but will also provide you with quality fertilizer to get your garden started again in the spring.

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Tips to curb the energy consumption of your aquariums

Green Prophet

Like any other appliance, the various components of a home aquarium can consume not insignificant amounts of energy over the course of a year. We can also save by making the change to energy-saving light bulbs and taking other steps to improve the efficiency of our household appliances.

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Tips to Become Greener at Home

Green Prophet

In fact, some of the steps you take will not only help the environment but will also save you money. This is something that many people are guilty of doing on a day to day basis but you have to remember that even when on standby, your appliances still use up energy.

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Top 10 tips to keep energy bills down

Green (Living) Review

Sound advice from the Heating Helpline to help homeowners cut their energy bills this winter. So what can consumers do in order to become more energy efficient and help keep their energy bills to a minimum? Insulate the cylinder to avoid wasting energy.

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Sneaky Home Energy Hogs

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Sneaky Home Energy Hogs. Cutting down on energy use is a huge part of going green, but sometimes even our best efforts to be eco-friendly at home can come up short. Energy vampires. remove();});}; // ]]> Tagged: going green , green energy , Home Improvement.

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Green (Living) Review

Some timely energy saving advice to homeowners from the HVCA, the officially recognised organisation representing central heating contractors December 2009 - Energy prices have remained at record levels despite substantial falls in wholesale costs and the “big six” energy giants have told regulator OFGEM that it is unlikely gas and electricity prices will be cut in 2010. Insulate the cylinder to avoid wasting energy.

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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.

10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution


Save energy. 3 Save energy and make sure you use energy efficiently. In 2016, the International Energy Agency released a report with the key statement that “air pollution is an energy problem.”. Make sure you use energy efficiently.

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Utilise Government Grants To Make Homes Greener Urges green energy uk

Green (Living) Review

Cavity wall insulation, draught proofing and changing bulbs to lower energy alternatives are all ways to reduce energy consumption and become greener. However, some of these methods may require a significant financial outlay but rather than turning to a bank for a loan people should consider one of the many grants and funds set up by the government which should be utilised, urges sustainable energy supplier green energy uk. energy saving draught proofing

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10 Easy-to-Make Home Designs That Promote Sustainability

Environmental News Network

You do not just save energy but conserve energy in style. Using a passive design approach in houses can significantly decrease the energy consumption for heating. It helps cut down energy costs, as it only relies on passive solar heat to keep water hot and well-insulated.

Green Homes Program Launches Nationwide

Eco Friendly Daily

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a voluntary rating system originally developed for commercial buildings. Construction began on more than 1.8

Tax Breaks for Energy Efficient Homes

Environmental News Network

In a bid to address climate change, promoting sustainability efforts and replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources are viewed as the key solution. To this end, among the actions undertaken across the world is the implementation of credits for renewable energy projects.

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Top 20 Home Improvement Sites: GreenLivingIdeas Makes The List!

Green Living Ideas

Energy. Winterizing to save energy. Home energy efficiency tips. Home Automation as an energy saver. What a deep energy retrofit can do for you. Home insulation: what you need to know. Four home energy inefficiencies for under $100.

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Amman Jordan tackles pollution in an upside-down way

Green Prophet

In my modest top-floor apartment, we gather in a single room, running one air conditioning split unit to save energy and cut costs.

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Greening your home in a couple of simple steps

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Saving energy and money, lowering your environmental footprint and impact, and conserving natural resources does not have to be a major project. According to research compact fluorescent bulbs use 75% less energy and last 10 times longer compared to an ordinary Edison light bulb. Buy energy efficient appliances when it’s time to replace them but Do NOT go out and buy green appliances (or anything, for that matter) just to be eco-conscious.

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Termite technology to shape new ‘breathing’ buildings

Green (Living) Review

Current construction thinking is to super insulate our buildings and seal them up tight, essentially separating us from the outside. This saves energy but leads to accumulation of stale and damp air in the building. “In

Cape May, NJ: green is here to stay

Green Traveler Guides

We find ample evidence of this ethic throughout Cape May, whose restoration began in the early 1970s when a small group of concerned citizens banded together to save the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate , an 18-room Romanesque revival mansion. Saving energy also saves money.

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Brits still not switched on to energy saving, new study shows

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Despite ever-increasing fuel costs, the British public just can’t seem to get motivated on energy saving , regardless of our good intentions. Saving energy and saving money – it’s a win-win situation.”

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How To Set The Temperature On Your Hot Water Tank

Green Living Ideas

Setting the temperature on your electric water tank to 120 degrees is a great way to save money on your monthly electric bill. Just follow these easy steps to turn down the temperature and start saving today. Replace the insulation, install the covers and turn on the breaker.

5 Hot Tips to Keep You Warm this Winter

Environmental News Network

From: ENERGY STAR. Keeping your home warm has a big energy impact—taking up the biggest portion of your annual utility bill. Energy used in the average home results in 24,100pounds of CO2 emissions per year, costing you more than $2,000. 3. Program for savings.

5 Hot Tips to Keep You Warm this Winter

Environmental News Network

From: ENERGY STAR. Keeping your home warm has a big energy impact—taking up the biggest portion of your annual utility bill. Energy used in the average home results in 24,100pounds of CO2 emissions per year, costing you more than $2,000. 3. Program for savings.

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. Wrap the Water Heater in an Insulated Blanket.

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