Although most people believe renovations to have most to do with aesthetics, this is not always the case. Shortage in resources, financial issues and pollution are the plights of the 21st century, and the proper way of dealing with this problem lies in equipping your home to be more energy-efficient and therefore more earth-friendly, as […]
Today’s responsible homeowners know that rising energy costs and an over-reliance on polluting fossil fuels is not a sustainable long-term policy. Thankfully, today’s eco-friendly homeowners and property managers have a wide variety of options to reduce energy losses, increase efficiency, and work towards leaving a less destructive impact on the planet. Below are simple steps […]
Today we hear a lot about the need to reduce carbon emissions, recycle our waste products, and improve sustainability to improve our planet. So why are some businesses still so unwilling to implement green policies and remain slow when it comes to introducing recycling schemes? The reason for this tends to be financial – […]
Time to fight those winter blues by putting some green and eco-friendly solutions into your life. Here’s some tips: Weatherproofing your home - Some simple, and not too expensive fixes. Light an incense stick and hold it near doors or windows to find leaks… then caulk them. Add a storm door. Install weatherstripping around doors […]
Most people go with their gut feeling when they’re figuring out whether or not a wood-burning stove will save them energy and, as a result, money. In this post we’re going to examine the figures to try to get some like-for-like comparisons with other methods of home heating. Of course, that’s not an easy evaluation […]
As society becomes more socially responsible and environmentally friendly, alternative energy methods are becoming increasingly popular. Although solar power, eco roof tiles and similar sources like wind power have become easily accessible in recent years, there are many sources that are yet to be discovered. Here is a guide to the wide range of alternative […]
When I first started out with my drive for a greener lifestyle, it was quite easy. The simple change of light bulbs and redesigning of rooms for better lighting, heat, and insulation did not take too much effort. I then traded in my big SUV for a conservative sedan while taking my bike to the […]
Infographic on what is means to be eco-friendly
Should we put a ban to standby modes on energy guzzling electronics? The EU is looking to ban all energy guzzling electronics this spring. Is this going to far or not far enough - we want your opinion!
The truth about compact fluorescent lighting. We all know they last longer and use less energy than regular, incandescent light bulbs, but also contain mercury. Do their benefits outweigh their detriment? Here’s some facts for you to help decide.