Residential Green Roof Guide

Residential Green Roof Guide

Residential green roof refers to the space created right on top of the household’s roof for the purpose of vegetation and plants.  These vegetation and plants provide an all natural insulation as well as shield the roof from direct sunlight, thus cutting down the use of air conditioning and ensuring the durability of the roof.

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20 Electricity Saving Tips For Your Home

20 Electricity Saving Tips For Your Home

Whether a homeowner is interested in lowering their monthly utility bill or doing their part to help the environment, here are a number of quick and simple ways to save electricity in your home. Collectively, following these energy savings tips adds up. Create an “Out of Home” Temperature Set Point – Since a home does

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Benefits of Environmentally Safe Cleaners

Did you know that general purpose cleaners are estimated to contribute about 8% of total non-vehicular VOC emissions in California? (Source: Green Seal) Here are six tips, provided by Green Seal, that show how by simply switching your current cleaner to an environmentally superior one can benefit your health and the environment. 1. Fewer adverse

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Green Glass: A Revolution in Beverageware

If you haven’t seen Green Glass products before, then you’re in for a wonderful surprise! Green Glass uses reclaimed water and wine bottles to make a wide selection of innovative and stylish glassware. And now you can buy Green Glass products right here at greenfeet.com. The Green Glass story begins more than ten years ago

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Home Insulation Types

Home Insulation Types

There are many home insulation types to choose from, but ultimately your choice will be dependent on the followings: • The location of your household will be assigned an R-value as defined by the local building codes. The R-values vary greatly across the country, for example, somebody in Maine would have his minimum required R-value

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How To Teach Children About Recycling

Recycling is more important than ever and with our future generations at stake, it’s important to teach them to care for the planet. Here’s how to do it: #1 – Talk about the three R’s. Children like thins explained in a way they understand and the three R’s will be easy for them to remember

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Essential Oil Recipes for Body and Soul

Recipes to treat stress, anxiety, bronchitis, athlete’s foot, sinus problem’s and more. The following recipes are adapted from Practical Art of Aromatherapy by Deborah Nixon. Anxiety: Anxiety creates tension in the body and can trigger other stress-related symptoms. Ease your anxiety by using these calming and uplifting oils. to calm the nerves: lavender 10 drops,

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