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Innovative Technology Changing How Your Home Works

In the recent year, we’ve witnessed nothing short of a revolution in the field of technology. Because of the rapid speed of development, answering the question of what the future holds is next to impossible. The variables of the development pace, market search, and efficiency create a co ... ...

Building Green - Mistakes to Avoid

When you decide to build a green home, you do so to minimise your carbon footprint, to reduce harm to the environment and to build a better, more eco-friendly future for your grandchildren. As you embark on your project of a lifetime, be careful not to lose sight of your goal and original good inte ...

Think Green When Designing Your New Home

When sitting down with an architect to design your new home, give them your eco-friendly ideas. Keeping your new home green is excellent for the environment and can save you money on your energy bills each month in the long run. Consider these 4 ideas when designing your new home to make it a littl ...

The Future of College Dorms Lie in Tiny Wooden Houses

The Swedish student housing company AF Bostader had a young lady live in a tiny house-box a few years ago. The lady was from Lund, and lived in a house that was not even 10 square meters big to test the concept of a cheap, environmentally friendly and cheerful smart student unit which included a be ...

Led Lighting for Modern Interior Design

Led lighting use in interior designing was first seen in high class bars and hotels. Today, it is common to find this kind of lighting used in home interiors. These light emitting diodes offer you a chance to enjoy all the benefits that come with led lighting options. Used in the homes, they not on ...

Redoing Your Bathroom? 5 Ways to Make It Greener

Whether you are looking at a huge renovation or a smaller change, there are ways to make your bathroom more environmentally friendly. If you're looking to "go green" throughout your home, these are just five steps you can take in the right direction.Change the Water HeaterRather than ... ...

3 Greenhouse Heating Tips You Can't Ignore

Greenhouses can provide great environments for growth because the materials normally used (such as plastic and glass )are very effective in allowing heat and light to enter as well as allowing heat to escape. However, one major problem is that they can overheat during the day if there is no control ...

Green-up Your Garden Shed!

These days everyone’s going green wherever they can. Embellishing your humble garden shed with a living, green roof is a great way of encouraging wildlife into your garden as well as improving air quality. Here’s how to do it.Assess your roofBefore you jump in with both feet and begin d ... ...

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Solar iBoost

The sun is the most abundant source of energy in almost any part of the world. However, the process of acquiring an adequate amount of this energy source can be very challenging. The UK has undergone significant strides in making solar a highly available source of energy. Solar iBoost presents an a ...

Your Home Needs to Go Green

No matter what area of life you take into account, ‘green’ is the new buzzword and it’s been like that for some years now. People everywhere are trying to minimize their energy usage in whatever way possible. This will help to have an overall positive effect on the earth as well a ... ...

Green Building Materials Finding Greater Demand

The hottest new trend in architecture today is being ‘green’. Architects that were once idolized for their out-of-this-world designs are now being looked down upon because of the fact that their buildings don’t work without an unnecessarily large amount of energy. Buildings today ... ...

Why You Should Use Bamboo When Building Your Home

For many years, bamboo has been the choice of those living in Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific to build their homes. Bamboo is a strong material that easily bends in the wind without breaking and has a high resistance to termites. Bamboo is also one of the fastest growing plants on earth. Within ...

Innovative Technology Changing How Your Home Works

In the recent year, we’ve witnessed nothing short of a revolution in the field of technology. Because of the rapid speed of development, answering the question of what the future holds is next to impossible. The variables of the development pace, market search, and efficiency create a co ... ...

Think Green When Designing Your New Home

When sitting down with an architect to design your new home, give them your eco-friendly ideas. Keeping your new home green is excellent for the environment and can save you money on your energy bills each month in the long run. Consider these 4 ideas when designing your new home to make it a littl ...

Adding Onto Your Home Without Adding To Your Eco Impact

Over time, many homeowners discover that they are outgrowing their existing home. While relocating to a larger home with a more functional floor plan is one option, the fact is that adding onto your existing home may be more beneficial. However, you may be concerned about the environmental impact a ...

3 Greenhouse Heating Tips You Can't Ignore

Greenhouses can provide great environments for growth because the materials normally used (such as plastic and glass )are very effective in allowing heat and light to enter as well as allowing heat to escape. However, one major problem is that they can overheat during the day if there is no control ...