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The Importance of A Sustainable House Design

More than any other time in history, the importance of reducing our impact on the environment is being recognized by society as a whole. To be able to provide some type of positive future for those that will follow, a commitment by all is necessary today to do whatever we can. One big decision that […]

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

One of the advantages of solar energy is that there are many ways to take advantage of it.  Your options include electrical, heating and even cooking in some cases.  With green energy becoming more and more available, the innovations will continue to emerge.  One way is to utilize a solar water heater.  These appliances can […]

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Buying LED Light Bulbs: Comparing Lumens And Watts

It may be confusing sometimes to understand a new system, and with the innovative LED lights introduced into public users, it will be important to learn how to go through the product packaging. It may seem weird that a new kind of lighting would need new know-how, but even with the commonly available compact fluorescent […]

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Household Products with VOCs – Are Volatile Organic Compounds Safe?

Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are all around us. They are both man made and naturally occurring. They are organic compounds that have low boiling points and thus off-gas easily. Because they off-gas easily they are readily inhaled by people and enter their bloodstream. Generally speaking outdoor levels of VOCs are comparatively low and not […]

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Green Kitchen: What Not to Buy for Cooking

If you are trying to make your home as green or eco-friendly as possible in the interests of looking after the planet, there are certain things that you should avoid buying when equipping your kitchen for cooking. This includes any kitchen appliances which you might buy and then not use very much. This is a […]

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Eco Friendly Home Decorating Ideas Revisited

In a recent article on our site, we talked about 7 ways to re-decorate and enhance the look of your indoor and outdoor spaces with some eco-friendly products and design ideas.  Well, we missed a few, so points and added others to create what we now think is a more comprehensive “top 10”.  If you […]

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Eco Friendly Home Decorating Ideas

When it comes to decorating the rooms and spaces within and around your home, there are so many choices, that you can quickly feel overwhelmed.  There are some budget friendly choices that are just as kind to the environment.  Consider some of these eco-friendly ideas the next time you need to do some remodeling or […]

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