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Sustainable trends in materials, construction, renovation, and more!



Last Build Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2018 18:08:54 +0000

 



Feed that Desire for More Green Building Knowledge

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 18:08:54 +0000

Infusing green building knowledge into our lives starts with a yearning to create a positive, lasting change in the way we interact with the planet. That inspiration can lead us to seek out information and guidance from others to join a movement to a more sustainable lifestyle. We know that, although we may not be [&hellip

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Get the Facts on Formaldehyde in Bamboo Flooring

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 23:25:03 +0000

Bamboo is an excellent green building material. It’s fast growing, sustainable, and really beautiful. Bamboo floors are a wonderful choice when renovating or building new. But even these sustainable floors contain a bit of formaldehyde. Learn what standards to look for when purchasing and how to ensure you are not exposed to the chemical.

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Mobile Trading Apps And Environmental Companies

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 22:54:50 +0000

Being kind to the earth involves more than buying an electric car. Heating and cooling our homes and commercial buildings now creates more carbon emissions each year than the transportation sector. Using sustainable building materials can reduce the amount of energy we consume to to keep those building comfortable and save money in lower utility [&hellip

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What Businesses Stand to Gain By Switching to Renewables

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:43:38 +0000

The way forward for any company, large or small, is to look towards sustainability and how to make a difference. With lowering costs of solar energy and battery storage, even a small business can do its part to reduce their carbon footprint. Solar power costs have dropped about 10% each year, so it really is possible for more companies to make the investment in renewables

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Green Building Design Gaining Momentum in 2018

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:33:08 +0000

Green district certifications have ramped up slowly over the decade since the US Green Building Council unveiled LEED-Neighborhood Development. Now communities, health advocates, and market forces are driving new developments in sustainable construction. An explosion in certified green buildings has led sustainable-infrastructure advocates to push for more neighborhoods, campuses, business districts, and cities to track [&hellip

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Making Renovations For Energy Savings

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:21:37 +0000

People undertake home renovations for many different reasons. Some want to increase the home's market value. Others like to incorporate new features to keep the home looking modern, while still others just want a fresh look every so often. But you can also undertake home renovations for energy savings!

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HIDEAGATE is a Sleek, Simple Home Gate Solution

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 22:21:12 +0000

The HIDEAGATE gate solution is an innovative model that allows you to section off stairs or rooms in the home in a way that is simple and sleek

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Natural Wool Insulation Creates Smarter, Healthier Spaces

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 23:57:28 +0000

Natural wool insulation is sustainable choice for green home building. Wool insulation offers health and environmental benefits and is a popular choice among architects, builders, and homeowners

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