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Add Value To Your Home: Tidy Up The Garden

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 18, 2014 01:56 AM
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It’s no secret that a great garden adds significant value to your home. Having the space for children to play is a huge selling point. Or offering a patio or decking to sit out on a warm summer’s night. A place for the dog to run or a little outdoor [...]

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A look at the first of Philippe Starck's "ecologically conscious" prefabs

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 17, 2014 01:43 AM
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The P.A.T.H (prefabricated accessible technological homes) are called green and sustainable. Are [...]

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Should hi-viz clothing be mandatory when walking on public streets? Some people think so.

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 17, 2014 01:43 AM
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It's important that our kids can be seen. But really, we should be dealing with the people who are doing the killing, not the [...]

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Intelligent Ways To Prepare Your Home For The Cold Months Ahead

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 17, 2014 01:43 AM
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We must be ever vigilant and keep our homes in top condition so that it can withstand the rigors of winter and keep us warm and dry without consuming more energy than it should. With modern materials and technology, we should all be living in comfortable [...]

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What Is LEED? – Materials and Resources

by Dawn Killough from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Oct 16, 2014 01:33 AM
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This is the sixth post in a series on the LEED green building rating system. The first post provided an Introduction to LEED, the second looked at the Sustainable Sites credit category, the third at the Location and Transportation credits, the [...]

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More proof that millenials are ditching the car

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 16, 2014 01:33 AM
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A new study shows that it's not just the economy, stupid, there is real change [...]

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Bathroom Improvement Suggestions That Won’t Harm The Environment

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 16, 2014 01:33 AM
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If you consider yourself to be somewhat of an eco-warrior, you’re probably mindful of any environmental impact caused when renovating your home. That is completely understandable. We live in a fragile world that needs to be looked after. Indeed, that is [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money and the Environment

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Oct 16, 2014 01:33 AM
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Saving money, and the environment go hand in hand. You don’t have to consume a vast amount of goods at the expense of the environment. Being savvy with your cash means that you are caring for the environment. There is a wide range of things that you can [...]

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Waxed Cardboard Insulation Comes From Produce Boxes

by Dawn Killough from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Oct 15, 2014 01:23 AM
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Students at Portland State University have developed a new insulation material made from shredded waxed cardboard produce boxes.  The insulation helps local grocery stores sustainably dispose of the boxes and could provide low-cost energy savings. PSU [...]

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Kaid Benfield on how not all urban density is created equal

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Oct 15, 2014 01:23 AM
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Because you don't need to build tall to get the kind of densities we need to make our cities [...]

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