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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Most people are unaware of the size of their carbon footprint or how much waste they contribute to landfills. It may be common to recycle plastic bottles and shut off lights in unused rooms of the home, but there are more changes that can be made to reduce your impact on the environment. To go

What to Consider Decorating with Color

If you’d like to give your home or office a facelift, consider decorating with color. Painting has the ability to give both the exterior and interior of your home a brand new look. Even if you don’t want to paint the entire exterior of your home or an entire room you can still create a

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Few Reasons to Love Your HVAC system

It’s very easy to take your air and heating system for granted, but it doesn’t hurt to take some time to appreciate all the good it does for you and your family. Here are just a few reasons to love your HVAC system. It Keeps You Comfy Just imagine going through a frigid cold winter

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The Importance of Keeping Machinery Well-Maintained

Most business owners and those responsible for the machinery in a manufacturing plant have good intentions about maintaining the machinery that is used in the business. This is especially the case when they first purchase the equipment. However, it can be very easy for time to go by and for no maintenance to be done

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Give Your Home an Energy Makeover

What better way to start 2016 than by giving your home an energy makeover? If you’ve always wanted to embrace the green revolution but haven’t been sure where to start, this article is for you. It contains plenty of useful tips for revolutionising the way you use energy in your home – and the best

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Wind In Our Hair – And Our Future

We get no broadcast, cable or satellite television at my homestead. Being in a cut-off cove in a sheltered depression on the southeastern slope of Mount Mitchell and smack up against the Blue Ridge continental divide (less than 5 miles uphill to the west), the “public airwaves” don’t reach us. Cable is never going to

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How Swedish Cities Stay Warm With Renewable Energy

A number of Swedish municipalities are arguably leading the world in environmentally-friendly heating. Heat and power production in such cities is combined with district heating systems to provide affordable, ecologically-sound heat for citizens. District heating systems tend to use heat from renewable energy sources, which is then piped through the city for homes and other

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