Green Building & Improvement

Healthy House, Healthy You!

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The idea of living in a healthy house has become more appealing to homeowners, especially in recent years due to growing health concerns over indoor air pollution as well as concerns about protecting the environment. While many nontoxic homes are generally eco-friendly, the terms are not interchangeable. Some recyclable, sustainable materials that are touted as […]

Solar Panels 101: Basic Guide to Solar Panels for Home Use

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Solar panels are man’s way of harnessing the sun’s clean, natural energy and putting it to good use. The sun gives off an enormous amount of energy during the day. This energy causes plants to grow as well as warmth to earth’s surface and atmosphere. However, there’s still plenty of the sun’s natural energy that is […]

Free Your House From Toxic Chemicals

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How do you free your house from toxic chemicals? The simple answer is: Avoid dangerous chemicals (VOCs) in the design and construction of your healthy house! However, implementing this solution isn’t always so easy. Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are chemical contaminants that are found in many common building materials. These chemicals contain carbon, making them […]

Swimming Pool Tips: Smart Ways to Go Green and Clean

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Having a swimming pool is not a posh thing anymore. Everybody with a fair income and some free space in their backyard can own one these days. Still, possessing a swimming pool and keeping it in proper shape are two completely different things. Since maintenance is important for hygienic, environmental and aesthetic reasons, it’s the […]

10 Reasons To Use Solar Energy at Home

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Solar energy at home is the most obvious choice when it comes to alternative, renewable and clean energy sources. Although the sun may not be shining all day or cloudy weather blocks sunlight from time to time, recent technological advancements allow solar energy to be effectively collected when the sunlight is available and stored for […]

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