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Reducing Energy Consumption with Alternative Lighting

Reducing Energy Consumption with Alternative Lighting

This guest post is by Stephanie Sundheimer of www.empledlighting.com. According to a report released by the U.S. Department of energy earlier this year, a progressive shift in the way that Americans view lighting as an outlet for increasing energy savings is currently taking place—and it’s gaining more and more momentum as we speak.GARD Pro Not […]

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Designing a Zero Energy Building

Designing a Zero Energy Building

This guest post is by Liezl De Ocampo of CircularEnergy.com. People are getting more conscious about their environment. As they strive to live a healthy life, they also find ways on how to conserve energy and support environmental campaigns. It is good to know that aside from residential buildings, business establishment can also be remodeled […]

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Hire a LEED Certified Contractor

Why You Should Hire a LEED Certified Contractor

This guest post is by Lindsay Mineo of Palatin Remodeling, Inc. What LEED is and what it means for you Green is everywhere in home improvement and remodeling and without a regulatory system to define and regulate “green” promises a homeowner can find themselves the victim of misleading advertising. LEED is an acronym that stands […]

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How Your Company Can Go Green

How Your Company Can Go Green Right Now

This guest post is by Lindsay Mineo of Palatin Remodeling, Inc. Making environmentally friendly choices in your office today Going green can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different companies, but at the basic core is the desire to do business in a way that is more sustainable and returns resources […]

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Going Green Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive

Going Green Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive

This guest post is by Erika Celario of TONERGREEN blog. “Going Green,” you’ve probably encountered this term a thousand times over the internet, in newspapers or ad campaigns on TV. You might also be wondering, “what does it really mean?” Well, if you think taking an action to preserve our natural resources to help the environment needs […]

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Five Ways You Can Help Save the Planet

Five Ways You Can Help Save the Planet

This guest post is by Gary Stringer. Harmful emissions are constantly threatening the state of our planet and saving the environment is everybody’s responsibility. Many people choose not to act because they feel that their efforts are unlikely to make a difference, yet there are many ways that you can reduce your harmful impacts on […]

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Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

This guest post is by Dan Joleys. Whilst high levels of insulation, double glazed windows and doors and a thermostatically controlled heating system will all contribute to reducing energy bills during the winter months, homeowners often overlook the simple fact that adding solar shading to sunny windows and door, significant saving can be made during […]

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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.GARD Pro Not Registered With many methods and products now […]

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Freezer Running Eco-Friendly

Is Your Freezer Running Friendly?

This guest post is by Rob Jenkins of plrpanda.net. You may not realise it but your freezer is one of the worst things for the environment in your entire house, partly because it takes a lot of energy to keep things frozen and partly because in order to function properly it needs to be running […]

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Germany Makes New Solar Power Record

Germany Makes New Solar Power Record

After Fukushima Germany was quick to close several nuclear power plants and reactors for fear of similar disaster. A shift into using photovoltaic panels and alternative energies has led them to setting a new solar power record. These panels will be joined by other sustainable energy sources by 2022 when the remaining nuclear stations are […]

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