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Winter is Upon Us: Save Money by Winterizing Your Home

As the days become shorter and the leaves lose their color, autumn arrives with colder temperatures in tow. Homes all across the country will have their thermostats switched from “cool” to “heat,” and furnaces fire into life on the first of w...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 6, 2014

Do You Have the Right Doors for Energy Efficiency?

Being energy efficient is not only about helping the environment by reducing your energy waste and carbon emissions but it’s also about saving money and making smart choices. Patio doors are a great way to bring light, space and warmth into your ho...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 29, 2014

Free Energy Saving Projects That Will Help Make Your Home Greener

It’s a sad fact that over 50 percent of the world’s forests are depleted and that within 30 years, there will be so much CO2 in the atmosphere that it will be deemed over the acceptable level. What this means is that as individuals, we now need t...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 27, 2014

10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials

Do you really know the true definition of sustainability? It is a trendy word that is often tossed about, but the real definition may be lost at times. Merriam Webster dictionary refers to the meaning of sustainable as, able to be used without being...
by khairuddinuad on Sep 19, 2014

Bamboo: The Mightiest of Grasses Makes Great Furniture

Bamboo, which is commonly known as food for cute Panda bears may also soon be the first pick in eco conscious furniture design. Bamboo is a grass species that grows all around the world, even in the United States. With too many of our Rainforests bei...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 10, 2014

The concept of Green Building Architecture In Health

A building where the operation and maintenance in regard to all aspects of protecting, saving, and reduce natural resources, pay attention to the health of building occupants are all based on the principles of sustainable development, it can all be r...
by Lazahouse on Sep 8, 2014

HomeKit: The Technologically Ecosystematic Home from Apple

Apple recently filed a patent application for an all-encompassing home automation system that promises to turn your home into a subconscious extension of yourself. Imagine your coffeemaker brewing a fresh cup in the morning, the clothes washer spinni...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 8, 2014

A Hidden “Green Home” by VASHO Architects

The environmentally conscious designers at the Chilean architecture firm, VASHO, and like-minded consumers have gotten together to stray from the trend of overly consumptive family homes and are integrating the environment into building design to a d...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 2, 2014

12 story Delta passive house by studio505

Innovative Australian architecture and design firm, studio505, is the creative force behind an exciting new project being developed for their client, Grocon LTD. Plans have begun for a 10 to 12 story “Passive House” apartment building currently c...
by The Alternative Consumer on Aug 28, 2014

Design a good and strong landscape for house garden

Climate start to change, and the nature adapt to face the climate change. How about your landscape ? Are your small park ready to face the same problem ? Benjamin Vogt, Houzz contributor, give some easy tips to design your home landscape.Wherever You...
by Lazahouse on Jul 24, 2014

5 of the Best Companies That Use Alternative Energy

Alternative energy sources reduce carbon emissions and offer a sustainable solution for power use. By using renewable energies, these companies are helping the country shift away from its dependence on fossil fuels. This is a major environmental move...
by The Alternative Consumer on Jul 18, 2014

Strong & Sustainable: 12 Fun DIY Bamboo Projects

Strong, lightweight and incredibly renewable, bamboo is a natural choice to make all sorts of things, from computer cases to large-scale architecture. Chances are, you’ve got some bamboo growing wild near you, or at least a place where you can...
by WebEcoist on Jul 14, 2014

Inquiry Roundup – Renewable Resources

Green Building Convergence of renewable energy and energy efficiency and building performance…. View inquiry Hydroelectricity Russian strategic consulting co is looking for international expert(s) in hydroelectric industry with profound knowle...
by Zintro Blog on Jul 11, 2014

Green Building Business Booming In Canada

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Today's Facility Manager (TFM) - The Source For Facility Solutions New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green. Green Building Busine...
by FacilityBlog on Jul 10, 2014

Green Building Business Booming In Canada

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Today's Facility Manager (TFM) - The Source For Facility Solutions New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green. Green Building Busine...
by FacilityBlog on Jul 10, 2014

The Future of Wood: 12 Sustainable Buildings by Kengo Kuma

If the term 'wooden architecture' calls to mind rustic cabins, think again. Wood is experiencing an architectural renaissance, gaining recognition as the world's foremost sustainable building material. Renewable, strong and beautiful,...
by WebEcoist on Jun 30, 2014

green roof solution: the fairmount living tile

We like anything that brings a live green component to the urban environment and here’s a Kickstarter find that may just help you green your concrete jungle. FAIRMOUNT Living Tiles, the creation of Philadelphia’s Shift_Design, can be used...
by The Alternative Consumer on Jun 19, 2014

Martifer Solar: BIPV – building-integrated photovoltaics

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) are an innovative way of making buildings and public structures more energy independent – a practice that is becoming more common as companies become more focused on sustainable energy practices and gree...
by The Alternative Consumer on May 22, 2014

green building: small footprint garden buildings

Sometimes smaller is indeed better. I’m always fascinated by small footprint homes, buildings and structures that add space, functionality and value. A little English outfit called Custom Built in Surrey creates just such structures, cute, one-...
by The Alternative Consumer on Apr 28, 2014

Green Office Building Design

If you are care about the environment, you may get the design to be well planned you have in you your house. The natural design of the house wolf would be a very nice thing you can for your house. You can choose the colors for your living room. If yo...
by Quakerrose on Apr 23, 2014


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