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5 surprising ways solar will be different in 20 years

5 surprising ways solar will be different in 20 years

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Solar power is a technology that is always changing and even though solar is a great way to power your home now, it’s going to get even better! If you don’t know much about solar now, there is a lot of information out there. Really solar is made easy online, but do you know how […]

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Keep your Energy Bills Down

Keep your Energy Bills Down

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There are many ways that you can keep your energy bills in check. Insulation, drapery and energy efficient lighting are a few of the really well known ways. Also getting windows with double glazing is a really great way to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. If you live […]

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Help Your Home Save Energy & Money

Summer may mean that you no longer have to worry about a heating bill, but what about that air conditioning bill? You know the one that actually can cost more then your heat sometimes. Well there are a few great ways to help save some money on your home cooling bill and other things around […]

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Go Green With Your Garden

This week I have been watching a lot of TV shows about going green or green design and that is why both yesterday and today’s post are about going green. After watching a show about green gardening I called a friend of mine who loves to garden and who is now trying to go green […]

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Buy Local for Your Home Decor

Buy Local for Your Home Decor

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I know many people who believe that in order to get great home decor you need to order it from an exotic place or from new york. Thats not the case at all as sometimes you can find great items in your own area, lets say you live right outside of San Degio. If you […]

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Get Environmental With Felt

Get Environmental With Felt

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Did you know felt is great for the environment, yes that same material that you used as a child for craft is

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Go Green With Your Garden

I know this sounds strange, but going green with a garden does not mean planting only green colored plants. What I mean is use environmentally friendly materials and plant care products to keep your garden happy and healthy for you and your family. There are many green gardening products out there. You can get something […]

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Forget Fluorescent Save Money With LED

Forget Fluorescent Save Money With LED

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You may have been hearing more and more people talk about LED lights. Why are they so much better then our new super power florescent? They use less energy and don’t have mercury in them! Pretty much everything you hate about florescent are fixed with LED. LED Light Bulbs do use about 90% less energy […]

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Stone: A Disappearing Resource

Stone: A Disappearing Resource

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Stone has always been a huge plus when it comes to interior design, but if we keep using stone eventually it will run out. We may not see this in our lifetime, but it may happen in the next generations life time. Don’t worry though, you can still have stone in your home by using […]

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It’s Not All About The Interior

Spring will soon be here in the northern parts of the world and now is a great time to start thinking about outdoor areas. Usually you think of your own home, but how about this year you think about you and your community. Maybe you could start a community garden, or park. Maybe your school […]

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Geothermal Energy Part II: Systems

There are four types of systems when it comes to geothermal systems. There is a closed loop system and a open loop system a slinky loop system and a pond loop system. Open loop systems are simple systems that draws ground water from an aquifer though one well, the water then passes though the heat […]

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Geothermal Energy Part One: An Introduction

I have been doing extensive research into geothermal energy. I have decided to break this information up into 3 parts. Please check back for part 2 and 3 Introduction Geothermal energy is a very earth friendly form of energy that can help the environment and save you money. Geothermal energy can be used for heating […]

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Save Money By Upgrading Your Toilet

Have you heard about those cool duel flush toilets? The ones that only flush half a tank when you don’t need a full one. If you have and have looked into getting one you may find that they are pretty expensive. Most range from about $500 to $1000. That is a lot to spend on […]

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Upgrading To Electric

Upgrading To Electric

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My mother and step dad, with my help have decided to upgrade our propane to electric so they have been out looking at tank less water heaters, stoves and furnaces for the last 2 weeks. Monday they finally bought the tank less and are working on getting it put in. I still think that is […]

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Save Money Go Tankless

If you are looking to either save money on your bills this winter or are looking to help increase the value of your home you should really take a look at Tankless Water Heaters. These water heaters work just like a regular water heater except it only turns on when you need the water, this […]

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What Will Soon Transform Your Home

What Will Soon Transform Your Home

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If you are someone who really looks at the new upcoming things for your home or entertainment you may be interested in the Wired Next Fest that takes place in the big design center of Chicago September 27th though October 12. This event showcases many of the new innovations that will be coming soon to […]

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Modren Design From Europe

Modren Design From Europe

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I love finding new places to by any type of furniture. It’s nice to have choices and when it comes to modern design it’s really nice to have choices. If your looking for something that is a little different from the modern furniture your friend has you should check out www.temahome.com. There selection of modern […]

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Lighting sets the mood and saves money

Next fall I will be taking a lighting class, at least I hope to be there are a few complications I have to get though first. I am though, looking forward to this class. Lighting is so much more then just having a light in the room so you can see. Lighting can make things […]

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Cool Your Home With Less Air Conditioning

There are many ways to cool your home where you can save energy and money. One way is to just open the windows. Of course many of us don’t like do this anyway so there are other options. One idea I really like is using window tinting. This can dramatically help to improve your homes energy […]

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Heat Your Home with Radiant Glass

Many people right now are trying to find ways to save energy and still keep their homes warm and livable. I have a great new product for you to try called Radiant glass. This glass is made in Colorado by a company called Radiant Glass industries. The product is called Power*e Glass and it is […]

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