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Solar Lights - The Advantages For Summer Garden Design

Solar Lights - The Advantages For Summer Garden Design

Solar lights provide a beautiful enhancement to any existing landscape lighting design. There are a number of different shapes and sizes of solar lights which can provide the type of aesthetic that you are looking for. If you entertain guests outdoors of an evening, solar lights are a visually pleas......[Read More]
A Bit About Solar PV Module Efficiency

A Bit About Solar PV Module Efficiency

Many sales people will use the efficiency of their solar panels as a selling point, with lots of figures, percentages and data sheets. At first glance it may seem sensible to go for the highest efficiency in order to maximise payback. This is not always (in fact seldom) the case however.......[Read More]
Investing in Green Technology

Investing in Green Technology

Investing in green technology can mean different things to different people. The more we understand about green technology the more benefits we will receive by understanding how to invest. Investing in green technology can be as simple as building an energy efficient home, buying from companies that......[Read More]
Solar Water Heaters - Advantages and Disadvantages

Solar Water Heaters - Advantages and Disadvantages

Solar water heaters are a cost effective way to heat water, making these systems a great choice for homeowners looking to save money. Because everyone uses hot water, hot water heaters are required, but conventional systems can also be a huge money sink. Over 30% to 50% of an average homeowner'......[Read More]
Up Cycle

Up Cycle

Up-Cycling: It is the process of re-inventing materials and transforming them from useless items into renewed products that are environmentally friendly. In today's hyper consuming society, far too many times we see furniture being dumped out on the curb of homes, apartments buildings, etc.......[Read More]
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint - Build a Solar Cell Panel

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint - Build a Solar Cell Panel

You can design and build your own solar panels.It is fun and easy, you just need to learn to solder.You can build a 12 volt 9 watt panel for $18.60 or a 12 volt 90 watt panel for $373.50.The technique is the same, soldering.......[Read More]
Green Cleaning - Get Rid Of Viruses And Bacteria Safely

Green Cleaning - Get Rid Of Viruses And Bacteria Safely

Coughing, sneezing, vomiting, diarrhea and a runny nose are all evidence that the body is ridding itself of disease causing viruses or bacteria. While eliminating viruses and bacteria is part of the healing process, it is also why it is so easy for a sick person to contaminate the places they touch.......[Read More]
Green Cleaning OR Just Green Paint?

Green Cleaning OR Just Green Paint?

What exactly does "green" cleaning mean? Is it just a slogan, or an actual methodology that actually CLEANS and does it with the least impact to the environment?......[Read More]
Benefits of Solar Energy

Benefits of Solar Energy

This article highlights the environmental and financial benefits of solar energy. A brief comparison of using the sun's abundant energy to power homes instead of other energy resources.......[Read More]
Go Green At Work - Ways To Make Lunches And Breaks More Eco-Friendly

Go Green At Work - Ways To Make Lunches And Breaks More Eco-Friendly

There are many ways that you can go green outside of the home. Believe it or not, there are many simple changes you can make when it comes to your food routine at work that can actually make a positive impact on the environment. Read on to find out what some of these simple (and money saving!) tips ......[Read More]
Hydrogen Fuel - A Promising Solution for Global Warming

Hydrogen Fuel - A Promising Solution for Global Warming

Recently, global warming caused by greenhouse gases has received grave concerns all over the world. Fossil fuel combustion, which accounts for 80% of anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (mostly carbon dioxide) into the atmosphere, is the biggest cause of global warming by human activities. T......[Read More]
Techniques for Going Green at Home

Techniques for Going Green at Home

Saving energy at home, using resources efficiently and making use of green alternatives for material for building houses is a great way to start going green. In addition, you can mind a few simple steps such as using green electronics and using waste biomass for useful purposes. It's not that h......[Read More]
How to Store Firewood Safely

How to Store Firewood Safely

If you don't have a wood shed, and you are storing your wood outside, in the open air, you want to cover it with a tarp to keep rain and moisture out of the top of the wood. We do not recommend stacking wood next to your house because rodents, spiders, and other critters, love to make their hom......[Read More]
Grow Your Own Organic Garden At Home

Grow Your Own Organic Garden At Home

Do you have a green thumb? Do you love planting? Do you want to grow plants in the comfort of your home? If you answered yes to these questions, you should give organic gardening a shot! If you need help to start your organic garden, here are a few tips to help you out:......[Read More]
Much Ado About Solar Power Equipment

Much Ado About Solar Power Equipment

For years people have depended on energy supplied to them without worrying about where it comes, how it was made and what effect it had on the environment. However, in recent years people have started to recognize that the damaging effects of pollution and how energy consumption contributes to this ......[Read More]
Why Go Organic?

Why Go Organic?

The world today has never been the same. Recent population figures show that the world has been having more humans than ever and the growth rate has exceeded healthy projections by experts. The world now has total of approximately six billion people. And those, each one of them, use energy and live ......[Read More]
Mulching - A Water Saving Step For Your Garden

Mulching - A Water Saving Step For Your Garden

Mulching is the ideal companion to composting in creating the best home garden. In addition to providing a nutrient-rich supplement to compost for your vegetable garden, flowering plants, and shrubs, mulch also help to retain much-needed moisture in the soil around the plants. This simple step will ......[Read More]
Break Free From the Grid, Build Your Own Howard Johnson Magnetic Motor

Break Free From the Grid, Build Your Own Howard Johnson Magnetic Motor

Don't you just hate not having alternatives? When it comes to electrical power for the home it seems there aren't any alternatives besides the big power companies. We are virtually slaves to the grid.......[Read More]
Some Points You Must Know Regarding LED Christmas Lightings

Some Points You Must Know Regarding LED Christmas Lightings

With Christmas having just gone by, it's almost impossible that you missed seeing the LED Christmas lights which were on display as part of every festive beautification. From buntings across streets and shop fronts, wrapped cheerfully around Christmas trees & mangers, to drape across windows, t......[Read More]
Do you need to be crunchy to use cloth diapers?

Do you need to be crunchy to use cloth diapers?

One mom's look at cloth diapers, parenting choices, styles and the words that define us.......[Read More]