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5 Tips for Maintaining a Green Construction Site

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How to Make a Construction Site Green? As the demand for green residential and commercial construction increases, it’s important to pause and discuss an aspect of the process that doesn’t get enough discussion: Construction site management. 5 Tips for Making a Construction Site Green So much time is spent discussing green building materials, high-efficiency appliances,…

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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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4 Ways to Prepare Your Property for Natural Disasters

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How to Protect Your Home Against Natural Disasters in an Unstable Environment As an American, your home is arguably the center of your entire life. Not only is it the most valuable asset you have, but it’s also the place where you’ve formed countless memories (and will hopefully forge many more). While you can’t prevent…

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Eco-friendly Flooring Options For Home Or Office

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Earlier, eco-friendly flooring was considered a mish-mash of sad-looking, dull images, and materials. That isn’t the case anymore, it is as important as home siding. Eco-friendly flooring has gotten a new look and feels thanks to an effort by designers and manufacturers to meet the rising trend of sustainable materials amongst customers. Now, there are…

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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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Earth-smart Buyers Looking to Sustainable Metal Homes: Here’s Why

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Until recently, most U.S. homebuyers had to settle for one particular building material: wood. Sure, other materials found geographical or climatological niches, but the wood was king. For better or worse, wood remains the dominant residential construction material in most of the United States. But earth-smart buyers — in particular, the eco-savvy millennial cohort that…

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5 Ways To Be Environmentally Friendly When Building Your Business

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Are you in the process of building your business? Are you hoping to hit it big in the months and years to come? Are you also concerned about being environmentally friendly along the way? There is nothing more exciting than building a business from the ground up. This is one of the best ways to…

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Which Home Siding Options Are Most Eco-Friendly?

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These Home Siding Options Are Best for the Environment Siding is one of the most important features for comfort at home, thanks to its ability to trap air inside. However, it doesn’t always do its job. When your utility bills start to rise, it can be a sign that your siding is no longer properly…

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4 Sustainable Renovations You Can Do Yourself At Home

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Make Your Home More Sustainable With These 4 Strategies More people than ever before are interested in sustainable living. Whether they’re installing solar panels, reducing water consumption, or embracing smart home technology to regulate energy expenditures, homeowners are considering the environmental implications of their residences. Of course, it would be great if homeowners could undertake…

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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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