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Innovative green homes that dot the American landscape

“Think green” is a motto that is popular not only among governments these days, but also increasingly popular amongst citizens who are following this trend in their daily lives. Their efforts can be seen through daily choices which includes transport, energy saving and houses they live in. Listed here are five such houses from all over the world that are an inspiration and can help you to revolutionize ideas for your new home.

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New technology to heat homes through river and sea water

Marine energy is one of the cleanest types of alternative energies, but it is not produced using fresh water. Marine energy is dependent on tidal waves for generating electricity. Tidal waves are not as reliable as water of the seas and rivers. Therefore, scientists have been looking for a way to produce energy from sea, river and lake water without causing pollution.

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Green architecture makes its mark in the African continent

Africa, the land of contrasts is on the verge of defining new rules for green architecture. In recent years, there have many examples of innovative green architecture designs in this continent, especially in southern Africa. From schools to homes and resorts, Africa has presented an image of a much smarter and environmentally friendly country.

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Facts that are essential for understanding sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture refers to farming techniques that help in the conservation of the environment, safeguarding public health and human communities and animal welfare with an aim to promote environmental health, economic profitability and social and economic equality across the globe. This practice involves the study of how the various organisms interact with their environment. Another main aim of this sustainable farming is rural development through farming.

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Impressive green rooftops from around the world

Green rooftops are an amazing blend of philosophy of art, economy and ecology. Now a days, green rooftops are becoming very popular and are significant in many big cities. They not only help in maintaining a soothing green environment all around, but also help in various other ways such as reducing energy costs and absorbing storm water, etc. Here is the list of world’s amazing green rooftops that have set their own standard and trend.

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Easy ways to help you on your way to a merry green home

Our home is the best place we can ever have in this entire world.  It is not just a house it’s a sacred place where we feel the warmth and love of our close ones. With the so called industrial revolution, pollution has entered our homes making us feel sick and annoyed. Hence, it becomes extremely important to avoid a sustainable lifestyle and it would start right from our home. Here are five simple and easy changes to make your house a green one.

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Best solar gadgets to pack for the summer

Summer is the time when all want to escape the intense heat, relax, and enjoy with our families.  To have this enjoyment and relaxation, you have to pay a large sum due to increasing electricity charges. The gadgets you use ultimately pull a large amount of electricity, which not exploits the environment but also affects you bank balances. Solar energy is the best alternative source of energy that not only cuts down the pollution rate but is also a money saver. The gadgets listed below work on solar energy, giving you the same comfort as the gadgets that run on electricity.

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Inns that flaunt sustainable and eye catching designs

The hotel business all around the world is in an attempt to go green and offer the best sustainable services one could ever have imagined. Here we have compiled five most fabulous and eco-friendly inns that would provide you with great hospitality along with the most luxurious services.

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Best green construction techniques for buildings   

Every individual wishes for a beautiful home made from the material that favor a long life span. Being a homeowner, we always opt for using the best construction techniques for our homes. It is imperative that the products used be of good quality, and promise long life periods. Today, green elements are being used in the exterior product used in construction of the building so that they not only satisfies the homeowner’s needs but also help preserve the environment. These green elements are made of recycled and recyclable materials that influence the performance of a home. As per Dr Prem Understanding the green technologies used in home construction is vital […]

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Misconceptions that shadow the use of cross laminated timber

Cross laminated timber was first used in Europe as an alternative to stone, masonry and concrete construction. It has proven to be an innovative building material that eases the process of construction of various types of houses. Since it is flexible, it can be used on surfaces such as walls, floors and roofs.

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