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3 Tips to Make Green Cleaning Products More Effective

3 Tips to Make Green Cleaning Products More Effective

Green cleaning products can be just as powerful as other products that contain high concentrations of various chemicals, but we all can use a few tips on how to make sure we use them to their maximum potential. #1: Clean as often as possible. Not only is much easier to keep your home clean and prese
What Are Solar Energy Panels Made Of?

What Are Solar Energy Panels Made Of?

Justin Beiber is the sunshine of many young hearts, and when he shines on stage, the crowd energy is electrifying. Unfortunately, we don't currently know how to capture this type of energy to use it to power our homes and businesses. So for now, we're looking at solar energy panels, create
Mosaic Tiles Offer Eco-Friendly Designs

Mosaic Tiles Offer Eco-Friendly Designs

Mosaic tiles can add value to your home. They are pieces of art work that people will admire. Your choice of materials, areas to install them, and design options, are endless. Best of all, you can use environmental friendly materials to create these mosaic tile masterpieces.
Solar PV Terms Explained

Solar PV Terms Explained

Some of the words and abbreviations used when describing the solar PV system can sometimes be confusing, especially when trying to take in all the information at once. Below is an attempt to explain some of the terms used in describing solar PV systems and how they work. Hopefully it easy to underst
My HomeMade Energy Review

My HomeMade Energy Review

I have reviewed several of the leading renewable energy D.I.Y. guides. This has allowed me to evaluate each guide on its own. It has also allowed me to compare the guides with each other. To find the guide that is best suited for you, you need to know the particular strengths of each D.I.Y. course.
End Hard Water Problems in Your Home or Office With a Healthy, Chemical-Free No Salt Water Softener

End Hard Water Problems in Your Home or Office With a Healthy, Chemical-Free No Salt Water Softener

Using a standard ion exchanging water softener to tackle your hard water problems is a lot like substituting one hazard to get rid of another. Sure, it reduces the buildup of mineral deposits on your fixtures and faucets, but it uses large amounts of energy and leaves you with huge amounts of water
How Building A Homemade Windmill Can Change Everything!

How Building A Homemade Windmill Can Change Everything!

Windmills have been with us a long time, with evidence of English windmills dating back to the 12th century! Of course, until our modern technological age, the use of windmills has served relatively primitive purposes. A homemade windmill of the past would only serve to grind, mill, and pump. A home
Greenhouses Are Back in Fashion

Greenhouses Are Back in Fashion

Greenhouses today are more popular, than they have been for years. There are a lot of reasons for this. As you read this article you will find out why greenhouses are back in fashion.
Bamboo Furniture As an Earth Friendly Option

Bamboo Furniture As an Earth Friendly Option

In the state of environmental awareness the planet currently finds itself under, many people are curious on what they can do on a personal level to reduce their carbon footprint, particularly when considering new household items and furnishings. And while common woods can be grown and harvested into
Better For Your Environment And Your Home: Recycled Glass Countertops

Better For Your Environment And Your Home: Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled glass countertops are great for the environment. They are also wonderful for making the home look good and are not hard to install, especially when built with overlays rather than a full demolition option.
How Not to Take Care of Your Garden

How Not to Take Care of Your Garden

Gardening can be a very satisfying hobby, but it can also be very taxing one at the same time. There are so many things that you need to learn when doing gardening that it would not be that easy of a task for someone who has no background in it. That should not serve to discourage you from trying it
Used Solar Panels Buying Tips

Used Solar Panels Buying Tips

Guide in buying the best used solar panels for your home. How to get the best bargain for your used solar panels.
What Good Is a Green Roof?

What Good Is a Green Roof?

A green roof is an energy-smart way to reuse the often-wasted space on top of buildings. Whether it's used for rooftop gardening or is a simple grassy meadow, the idea of turning rooftops into green roofs is remaking the look of urban and suburban areas worldwide.
How To Go Green - 5 Inexpensive Ways To Go Green and Save Money

How To Go Green - 5 Inexpensive Ways To Go Green and Save Money

Going green does not have to be expensive. Here are 5 things you can do to go green today that are inexpensive and will actually save you money.
Home Solar Electric Project - Tips and Methods to a Successful Project

Home Solar Electric Project - Tips and Methods to a Successful Project

I have received two bids on installing solar electric at this country home build in the 1940′s. The best proposal is for a 2000kW ground mount array. The open field next to the house provides plenty of room to set the system.
The Science of Alternative Energy Sources

The Science of Alternative Energy Sources

Michael Harvey can be considered a name in alternative energy circles that is increasing in popularity. How could he not be making a well known name for himself? He is the creator of Earth4Energy which is a system details to you how to build inexpensive solar panels.
How Real Is the Water Crisis?

How Real Is the Water Crisis?

The water crisis now gripping some parts of the world is likely to spread, and few nations are prepared for a world water crisis. Drought, water shortage and a lack of safe drinking water are among the most immediate challenges facing the world today.
Composting - Not Only for Country Folk!

Composting - Not Only for Country Folk!

Some people seem to think composting is only for farmers and country folk...Well, maybe. But others can certainly benefit pretty substantially from having a compost right outside their back door.
Magnetic Power Generators: The New Renewable Energy

Magnetic Power Generators: The New Renewable Energy

We all want to reduce our electricity bills that we pay each month for the utility companies. It is always our aim to reduce our energy expenses due to the increasing costs. It would a very cool thing to have our own generator at home that would satisfy our energy needs.
Reasons Why LED Growing Systems Are Becoming The Preferred Choice

Reasons Why LED Growing Systems Are Becoming The Preferred Choice

Nowadays in this urbanized world most individuals live in home which lacks substantial natural light. In case you would like to get some of this natural light indoors and the deficiency of sunlight is stopping you from achieving this, then one solution is to get artificial plant lights such as the L