How many times do you remember hearing your parents to tell you to turn the light off when you leave the room? The number is probably impossible to count as is the number of times you have rolled your eyes at their persistence. You no doubt wonder if their complaints of “you’re wasting electricity” are even true. Believe it or not, your parents know what they are talking about. Leaving any electrical device on when it is not in use is a waste of energy and there are many Continue Reading »
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Categories: Uncategorized | May 27th, 2012 | by admin | no comments
Good-quality insulation is beneficial to the environment in that it reduces the energy requirements to heat or cool a home. You should add as much insulation as will fit in your walls. Using eco-friendly insulation is a great way to go the extra mile in taking care of the environment.
One of the first things to look at is whether the insulation uses formaldehyde as a binding agent. Most do, but green insulation will be formaldehyde-free. Continue Reading »
Categories: Uncategorized | May 25th, 2012 | by admin | no comments
Making your home eco-friendly is a good way to help protect the environment. To do this you will need to limit the use of limited resources. This helps the environment, but also saves you money that you pay for utilities. You can make your home eco-friendy by conserving the amount of water being used.
Reuse water from various sources to conserve usage and save money. Homes that are located in a town or city will have municipal water. During the summer, a dehumidifier may be used to lower the amount Continue Reading »
Categories: Uncategorized | May 23rd, 2012 | by admin | no comments
Going green definitely means more to some than it does to others. Some people may do an occasion act like recycling and leave it at that. There are other people, however, that see this as a way of life.
It’s a great idea for people that are serious about it. In the beginning it is difficult to do because it is hard to find green products that fit into an entire lifestyle. Fortunately, companies have become inspired by the idea Continue Reading »
Categories: Uncategorized | May 19th, 2012 | by admin | no comments
The wave if environmental consciousness has expanded far greater than most people realize. There are even “Go Green” apartments designed to cater to those wishing to live a greener existence. While such a notion is intriguing, it may not be easy to find such apartment dwellings. Or is it? The truth is, you can take a few simple steps towards finding such dwellings.
Among the simplest strategies to follow would be to merely search for Continue Reading »