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This website will give you information on sustainable measures applied at homes and in green buildings.  With so much information on the internet, I hope to make this website clear and easy to understand.


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Solar Powered Christmas Lights

It’s hard to imagine a Christmas wiring décor without the complicated and tangled wiring, which is difficult to set up without the assistance of a professional. If this is the case with you, do not fret because you are not the only one finding yourself at odds with the unsightly extension cords or the hefty electricity bills. Almost all of us who have tried a hand at lavish Christmas lighting...
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Interesting Facts About Solar Powered Flood Lights

Solar powered floodlights have gained a lot of popularity over the years due to their long lifespan, ease of installation, affordability and outright versatility. There are mainly two major types of such powered floodlights. There is the straight floodlight and the security floodlight. The internals of both types of floodlights are quite similar except that security floodlights are usually...
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Tips for Cleaning With Natural Cleaners

Tips for Cleaning With Natural Cleaners Eco-friendly cleaning methods are becoming commonplace in the United States. Many people are opting to concoct their own products to save money and to reduce their carbon footprint. To ensure that your home is truly clean it is important to use these products correctly. Tub and Shower Cleaner These products tend to be quite harsh and they contain an...
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The Pros and Cons of Solar Power

Over the last decade, energy prices have continued to increase, which is mainly due to the consistent increase in energy consumption, which then translates into higher demands. No doubt that it has an immediate effect on households and businesses’ cost of living. That is why, today, a lot of homeowners as well as business owners have decided on investing in solar technology, which helps in...
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Water Pollution Effects on Animals

Even though most people are currently unaware of the harmful effects of water pollution on animals, the issue that we have at hand is way more sinister in nature, putting at a risk the marine fauna, and the terrestrial one along with it. While humans experience the negative effects of water pollution only when they come into contact with polluted water, animals can be more sensitive and...
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Toyota Ends Battery Deal With Tesla And Will Focus On Fuel Cell Cars

On top of making electric cars, Tesla Motors have been supplying other car makers with battery packs, as well, such as Toyota and Daimler. The deal with Toyota has been especially lucrative for Tesla, as they got $100 million to supply the Japanese company with electric powertrain equipment for the electric version of its RAV4 SUV. They signed a three-year agreement in 2011, and a year before,...
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Tesla’s Direct Sales Banned in New Jersey

Automakers are well aware of the dealership model in the U.S., which prohibits manufacturers from selling vehicles directly to consumers, requiring them to sell their products through authorized dealerships, but Tesla Motors has made it clear that it doesn’t plan on accepting this model and that it intends to sell their cars online and through their own retail stores. Direct sales are...
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Is Mazda The Most Fuel-Efficient Automaker?

While other automakers have been making headlines for their plug-in electric cars, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mazda’s fleet of light-duty vehicles scores the highest for fuel efficiency. In a recent report, the EPA ranked Mazda #1 in fleet fuel efficiency for the 2012 model year with an average 27.1 mpg. While final scores aren’t in yet for 2013, the EPA’s...
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