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The Correlation Between Gas Usage and the Average Temperature

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The correlation between gas usage and the average temperature is vital when considering energy consumption. As the weather changes, so does the amount of gas used by households. This relationship can be studied to understand how much energy is consumed and how to manage it more effectively. Conducting a business energy comparison to help reduce unnecessary gas…

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Your Guide to Buying an Eco-Friendly Home

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How to Make Sure Your Next House is an Eco-Friendly Home While a lot of homeowners are interested in building eco-friendly homes, there isn’t always a ton of existing inventory on the market. If you’re looking to purchase an existing home that’s energy efficient and green, you’ll have to be strategic with your search. 5…

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How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Wasting Energy

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5 Tips to Keep Your House Warm for Less Staying warm in the winter can be a challenge, especially when you’re trying to save energy and cut down on your utility bills. Thankfully, people have been doing it for centuries and you can, too! 5 Cost-Effective Tips to Keep You Toasty Whether you have a…

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Tips on Saving Energy and Money at Home

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The Wisest of Penny Pinchers It can often feel like there aren’t many things that we have direct control over in this world, and we’re always looking for ways to make those things we do control a little better, or a little easier. What we spend our money on is something that we at least…

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Impact of Virtual Reality on Green Design

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When it comes to understanding the potential impact of virtual reality on society as a whole, we are only just beginning to scratch the surface. Since the advent of this new technology, certain professions and industries have clearly been influenced more than others. As a result, these professions and industries have also developed innovative ways…

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5 Ways to Maintain your Bathroom for Energy Efficiency in 2017

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Sustainable home design requires a lot of attention to details. Not just the general construction, but also the interior design is crucial to reduce energy consumption and the utility bills. The bathroom is no exception. The bathroom is where we spend some private, “me-time” every day. These days, many of us even carry our smart…

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An analysis of World Energy Outlook 2012 as preparation for an interview with Science

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On 12 November the IEA’s World Energy Outlook report for 2012 (WEO-2012) was presented by the chief economist of that organization, Dr. Fatih Birol. When he did, so there was one idea that the journalists in the audience latched on to – that by 2020 the USA would become the world’s largest oil producer. The…

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