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A Room-By-Room Guide to Reducing the Environmental Impact of Your Home

By |2019-07-27T15:00:28+00:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With increased awareness about the critical importance of saving energy and reducing the environmental impact of our lifestyle choices, more and more people are making eco-friendly moves to help save the planet. One of the biggest areas for improvement involves their homes. There are eco-friendly home improvements to make in essentially every room of a house. [...]

How to Reduce Your Cost of Living in Chicago

By |2019-06-13T18:12:41+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Energy-efficient, Home, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , |

Compared to other big cities, Chicago isn’t nearly as expensive, but this doesn’t mean cheap. According to BestPlaces, Chicago's cost of living is 117.8, compared to the national average of 100. The biggest factor in cost of living is housing. Transportation is also much more expensive when compared to other cities throughout the country. Despite its [...]

How to Get Your Home Ready for Winter 

By |2018-12-20T23:55:22+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Energy-efficient, Home|Tags: , , , |

There are several things you can do during the later months of summer and autumn to ensure your house can stand up to even the harshest of winters. The changes will ensure your home stays safe and comfortable all winter long and many of the changes will increase the efficiency of your home so you can [...]

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How to Make Your Household More Energy Efficient

By |2018-08-14T16:09:12+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

People are always trying to find the best methods of improving energy efficiency at home. Conserving energy is beneficial for the environment, and it helps to provide financial relief. There are several strategies that can be used to make your home more energy efficient. Here are a few ideas.     Get an Annual [...]

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7 Energy-Saving Tips

By |2018-05-14T21:45:12+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Summer is a fun time. The weather is nice, so naturally, you want to spend time outdoors grilling, entertaining friends, gardening, and enjoying the sunshine. When warm weather arrives, however, people tend to see their monthly bills rise as they consume more energy. To offset the costs of keeping a home in the summertime, here are [...]

How to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

By |2018-04-17T20:13:59+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

With Earth Day fast approaching on April 22nd, people around the world are trying to figure out new ways to make their lives more environmentally-friendly. And while there are countless big ways to green, like switching to an electric car or buying a home at a building like 181 Fremont, San Francisco’s first LEED Platinum luxury [...]

Daily Life Changes that Will Help You Save Money and Energy

By |2017-09-07T19:44:25+00:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Green living, Home, Living Eco-friendly, Smart living|Tags: , , |

The sound of saving money on your monthly energy bill and helping the planet by conserving resources probably doesn’t sound too shabby. In a world that’s changing and aching with the growing pains of human civilization, taking care of our planet has never been more important. But just how much effort is required, here? Making a [...]

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How to Improve Energy Efficiency in the Home

By |2017-03-18T02:12:40+00:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Energy-efficient, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

Having an energy efficient home can be incredibly important--for a homeowner, this can mean reduced energy bills and a better performing property. Whether you are looking to improve your home for your own benefit, or you are thinking of climbing the property ladder and selling up, making sure your home is energy efficient should be a [...]

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The Secret to Saving with Renewable Energy

By |2017-03-08T00:20:57+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Solar energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Not all renewable energy is created equally, especially when it comes to your pocket book. Many homeowners want to know the real secret to saving with renewable energy? Don't you? An overarching term, “renewable energy” is any energy that’s generated from natural resources which are readily available like wind, sunlight, and rain. Since they’re naturally replenished, there’s no [...]

A Quick Guide to Making Your Home More Eco-friendly – Infographic

By |2016-11-11T14:31:10+00:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you interested in living greener and saving more money? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed about what to do first? Are you not quite sure where to start? Living a little greener doesn't have to be complicated. Help is on the way! Eco-friendly home design ideas and solutions can help you conserve energy, prevent pollution, reduce [...]

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From Cars to Clothes: Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By |2016-07-13T20:41:03+00:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Energy-efficient, Environment, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nations around the world are seeing and feeling the effects of global warming and climate change. While governments are deciding the best rules and regulations to set in place, it’s up to each citizen to do their best to reduce their individual carbon footprint. From choosing and driving the right car to purchasing and washing one’s [...]

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How to Go Green In Your Home Office

By |2016-03-02T15:04:49+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

You’re probably already taking greener steps by working from home – after all, you’re putting one less car on the road when you give up your commute. Switching to virtual, remote communication removes a lot of the need for printed hard copies of important documents, and it’s easier to eat healthier from home than it is [...]

Energy-Saving Reasons to Take a Long Look at Your Light Bulbs

By |2016-02-09T15:57:46+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Energy-efficient, Environment, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

Light bulbs have come a long way, including the old clunky energy efficient ones of just a year or two ago. Here are some of the updates that have taken place in the industry, how much energy they use, and how to buy them. Traditional Bulbs Everyone is familiar with tungsten filament incandescent or GLS bulbs. They were [...]

A Green Routine: Saving the Planet One Day at a Time – Infographic

By |2014-09-12T00:03:18+00:00September 12th, 2014|Categories: Green living, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Wondering how you can help save the planet? What you do all day, every day can really make a big green difference. Small consistent steps add up to make a cumulative difference in the health of our planet. Living greener doesn't have to be complicated. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. The infographic below, "A [...]

21 Eco Friendly Ways to Cut Down on Electricity in Your Home

By |2013-11-01T01:59:45+00:00November 1st, 2013|Categories: Living Green|Tags: , |

Taking steps to live greener plays a critical role in our efforts to decrease global warming and preserve the planet. Many of us are looking for ways to live in a more environmentally responsible and eco friendly way in an attempt to decrease our ecological impact. There are so many practical steps we can take to conserve our [...]

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