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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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Green Construction: Benefits of Building Homes with Sustainable Design

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What is Green Construction or Sustainable Design? In a sustainable building design, sustainable materials and construction methods are used for building, and the natural energy sources available from your local climate are used to help meet the need for heating, cooling, and lighting. You may be familiar with the terms “Passive Solar” or “Design With…

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What is a Green Household?

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We are hearing more and more about “being green” every day in the news. But what does “being green” really mean to the typical American household? We’re flooded with green product marketing every day, but which of these products will make the most difference, and (since we’re all on a budget) for the least cost?…

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