Small adjustments in lifestyle routines can lead to big changes, particularly when it comes to the environment. The following list details 12 easy ways to “go green” to help the environment. Not only will you decrease your negative impact on the Earth, but you will also save a few dollars and create a healthier home. Change your light bulbs One of the simplest and quickest ways to save both en
In your average kitchen, one refrigerator with a built in freezer, combined with a well-stocked pantry, is all you need to keep plenty of food on hand. Heck, sometimes a tiny fridge will do. But there are plenty of situations when a standard set up just wont cut it. This might sound a little strange coming from someone who spends a lot of time talking about energy efficiency and greening your home
One of the most important trends in all of home design – and especially kitchen design – for 2013 is going green. That means thinking about how much water and energy your appliances use, what materials your cabinets, flooring, and counter are made of, and even what kind of lightbulbs you’re using. But I’d like to caution you not just to think of your kitchen’s sustain
Yesterday I mentioned that home improvement projects are making a big comeback in 2013. It’s going to be a good year to remodel, renovate, fix up, or update your home, but the common thread between all the most common projects is eco friendliness and sustainability. If you’re looking to green your home this year but aren’t quite sure where to start, here are a few types of “
The last few years have been pretty rough for homeowners. With home values dropping and money tight all around, it’s been a while since big home renovation has been at the front of anyone’s mind. But 2013 promises to be an end to a years-long dry spell, with many homeowners already planning major remodels. If this year is starting to feel like your year, too, here are a few of the top
Eco-friendliness is predicted to be the top trending theme in home design for 2013, with everything from water saving shower heads to EnergyStar appliances at the top of every 2013 to-do list. But if you’re not super familiar with the green home movement, or even the whole sustainability thing in general, it can be difficult to know where to start. If you’re in the market for new, eco-
Earth Day 2012 is upon us, and even if you aren’t the type to take to the streets about environmental issues, there are more than a few reasons to celebrate the day. In big and little ways, making your home environmentally friendly can really do wonders for your bottom line. From more efficient appliances to lower water bills and even government rebates and tax credits, going green can get y
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