Jan 162011

As more people around the world try to find more ways of reducing their carbon footprint, environmentally conscious homeowners are turning to ideas for the incorporation of green architecture into their existing homes. Sustainable architecture is based on the idea that the design of a building or home should have the least impact on the environment as possible. Green architecture therefore creates a cleaner living environment, while using cost effective energy saving building techniques.

Jan 112011

If you are one of the many Americans that have been worried about the world’s growing dependence on electricity, then you may want to consider the options you have available to “green” your home, such as energy saving appliances. You may not realize that the old refrigerator you’re using is taking up so much energy to operate until you compare its energy rating to a lot of the newer brands. When you do this you are likely to check into the other appliances in your home as well just to see how much greener you could be just by switching over to energy saving appliances.

Jan 102011

The oil crisis and the series of natural disasters are a wake up call to all of us. They remind us how fragile our modern lifestyles are and force us to accept the reality that all these conveniences we enjoy can be taken away in a flick of a finger. The only way we can ensure that our limited resources can cope with our needs and demands is through technology, which is not without consequences. Oil spills, radioactive wastes, and the likes of biochemical weapons, are examples of its undesirable and oftentimes destructive products.


Ceiling Fans

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Jan 082011

Running a high-efficiency ceiling fan cost you as little as one dollar a month. Compare that to running a window air-conditioner at $50.00 a month, and you can see why they are called an energy saver. When used properly, ceiling fans can save you money on utility bills in both the winter and summer months.