More and more frequently I read that the "green home" is the wave of the future in the home building industry. With just a fraction of 1% of the homes today being green, I'm not so sure, however. It m...
With global warming's causes and consequences a daily topic in the media, it seems that everyone is jumping aboard the green train to 'do their bit' for the environment these days - and rightly so. On...
Though concern for the environment might be why more people are buying green homes today, Austin buyers are definitely falling for the way they save them money on overall operating costs and ma...
Today, hemp bricks are being used to build eco homes in the Province of Granada, Spain. Hemp as an industrial product has been around for thousands of years. After a period of decline it is now beginn...
It can be quite overwhelming for most of us to think about helping the environment; it's too big, too vague. But it is in all of our hands to make a difference, and there are very simple ways t...
Some states in USA are encouraging their residents to 'think green' and offering education on this subject. Perhaps the most forward thinking of these states was Florida, who pioneered such thou...
One sure way to add value to your home is to install attractive double glazed units; these will lower your heating bills which will increase the desirability of your property. It may also get yo...
The term "sustainability" has become quite important in recent years as we have become increasingly worried about our planet's state. It has become apparent that we are not doing everything in our...
The electric car is fast gaining ground and for good reason. Not only does this car look trendy but it also contributes in its own small way to save our environment. However, if you thought the buck ...
It might be a lofty aim but Unilever has very serious intentions of implementing it. By 2015 Unilever plans on all its palm oil sources certified. The CEO of Unilever Patrick Cescau also was strongly...