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Sustainable Hotel Rooms

Eco-Friendly Hotel Rooms in 2020

Travelers are often greeted by the same lack-luster room designs found in many hotel chains across the country and around the world. However, with the experience of the past to guide us in making informed design decisions and the future technologies being created will hotel rooms change much in the next decade? Designer Adam Tihany […]

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Reducing Heating Bills Using Insulated Garage Doors

Reducing Heating Bills Using Insulated Garage Doors

This guest post is by Dan Joleys of www.sectionalgaragedoorsonline.co.uk. As the price of energy continues to rise year on year, homeowners who are fed up of feeling the squeeze on their bank balances are continually looking at new ways to make the home more energy efficient. With many methods and products now available to choose […]

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Building an Eco-Friendly Custom House

Remember to Consider Your Landscape When Building an Eco-Friendly Custom House

Some homeowners are realizing that for about the same cost of buying a home they can have a custom house built instead. This option lets people avoid the problem of buying a house they love, but in a less than desirable area. And get their dream house sooner than they originally thought possible. How many […]

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Five Green Considerations During Construction

Five Green Considerations During Construction

This is a guest post by Josh of PlumberSurplus.com. There are so many decisions that should be considered before construction can begin on a new site. Taking into consideration the building’s effects on the surrounding environment, its energy usage and the projected indoor air quality is worth the time and money. By committing to building green […]

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Here’s 3 Move-In Ready “Green” Homes Priced Under $200,000 in Beautiful Las Vegas

Many tourists are attracted to the lights and excitement of the Las Vegas Strip with the shows, casinos, and buffets. Let’s not forget about Mother Nature. She isn’t being left in the dark with some of her natural wonders that just happen to be within driving distance from the Las Vegas Strip. For more information […]

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The “Homestead House” by Michael Jantzen is a Prefab Concept We Want to See Out of the “Concept” Stage

Designed to function completely off-grid, the potential use of renewable energy is off the charts. Whether you decide to generate your electricity with solar panels or the small vertical axis wind turbine, you’re all set with the Homestead House. The sun will passively heat and cool the building, and heat the water at the same […]

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Entrepreneurs Welcome Home – What Do You Think About Rezoning the Suburbs So You Can Work Closer to Home?

Thanks to Re-Burbia.com and their Suburban Design Competition, over 400 entries showed they were up to the challenge in reviving our suburbs. Hoping to start ideas that will affect the outcomes of these areas and fix the many problems with the suburbs, we here at Naturally Earth Friendly found our favorite in the 2nd place […]

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Watch the Final 3 Designers on HGTV’s Design Star Design a Tumbleweed Tiny House

In a series first, the finalists must design the interior and exterior of an entire house – tiny house of just 99 square feet. Each finalist must demonstrate ingenious creativity and savvy space-planning skills in order to execute an inspiring home design that is both comfortable and functional. As carpenters from other HGTV and DIY […]

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Can You Live in a 117 Square Foot House?

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company introduced the newest member of their Tumbleweed family. The Walden is only 117 square feet – and it's not even the smallest house they sell! With a ready-made house costing around $50,000 it might get you thinking about downsizing. Built on a 7' by 18' utility trailer, the Walden features a […]

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PostGreen Eco-Friendly House

An Affordable Eco-Friendly Home? Postgreen Delivers in Philadelphia.

Affordable. That was the key in developing the 100K House, an ambitious attempt to prove that Earth friendly construction can be affordable when properly designed and executed. The first development project by Postgreen, 100K House Project is named from the target construction cost (labor and materials only). Talk about affordable!  Loft style townhomes, the 100K […]

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