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Alternative energy sources to power HVAC systems that are efficient and sustainable

Commercial buildings are working towards utilizing sustainable resources to power HVAC systems. The idea is to create economic, eco-friendly and energy efficient systems that will create a healthy environment for its residents. Also, green buildings enjoy tax concessions and attract customers who support environmental causes and also because they lower utility costs.

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Sheerwind’s Invelox turbine gives glimpse to future wind turbines

Wind turbines have great prominence as an alternate source of energy, which capitalizes on wind energy to produce eco-friendly solution for power generation. However, they are not foolproof because a. the electricity supply is steady so long as there is enough wind to blow the turbine b. they blot the landscape and c. they have been known to harm birds who accidently cut themselves against the turbines as they are rotating.

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Busting green myths for sustainable living

Global warming has been a great cause for concern and many of us have adopted simple practices in the hope of contributing our bit towards saving the planet from any great catastrophe. Every bit we do surely help in conserving energy and there is enough literature available on various ways of energy conservation. However, many of these techniques can be misleading or may not be effective.

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Does green construction really help in improving the environment

The Green construction aims at efficient use of resources to create healthier and energy efficient homes. It helps in creating a balance between the environment and the construction process. This article will make you aware of the Green Construction and its impact on the environment.

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How to reinforce rainforest sustainability

Rainforests, among many other things are very important for our existence on the planet Earth. They play a vital role in removing carbon dioxide from the air. The Amazon rainforest is a home to large number of plant and animal species and stabilizes the earth’s climate. This rainforest is under threat due to deforestation and mining activities. To prevent the loss of this great rainforest for future generations and us, we can adopt the following ways.

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Benefits of picking recycled street furniture

Protecting the environment must be top priority for every individual and household as a serious depletion in resources is facing us. The greatest contribution we can make towards this front is to reduce waste and recycle articles that we can. Many innovative recycle strategies have been applied in the past to cut down wastage and recycled furniture sold on streets is a great example of that. For the quality and style conscious ones, recycled furniture is durable, inexpensive and looks great.

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It’s all about loving your environment

Our environment is a very essential aspect of our life as we all depend on our environment, directly or indirectly. Unfortunately, the condition of the environment has become extremely woeful during the recent years. Creating harmony with the environment is very necessary. Remember, the environment treats us as we treat it. This article will help you know how you can do your bit to save our environment.

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Clean, green ideas we can adopt to save the earth

There are many green practices that one can easily adopt in their daily lives to help curb greenhouse gas emissions. Conservation and preservation need not be a great sacrifice on your part; in fact, it need not be expensive either. Simple day-to-day practices can go a long way to conserving resources while educating those around us to work towards sustainable green practices.

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Using solar power for energy needs of your business premise profitably

The government is seriously treating the energy crisis faced globally and in order to promote the usage of alternative sources of energy, it is offering numerous subsidies and concessions. For power needs within business premises, solar energy is being opted for increasingly. Solar power utilizes sunrays that are captured on solar panels that are mounted on the rooftops to capture solar energy.

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NASA’s contribution towards conserving the environment

NASA space exploration programs cost earth heavily; in fact, a single space shuttle carries 500,000 gallons of fuel for a single exploration. For conservationists this loss of precious resource has been a cause for heartburn and perturbation, however, NASA has also done phenomenal amount of good work in trying to find alternative energy sources for the planet through its space explorations.

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