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Intelligence and common sense for home security can make your energy usage frugal

With the variety of home security systems or equipment available in the market, protecting the home from burglary or any other inconsiderate threats is not an issue anymore. However, while ensuring the security of our home as well as family members, we at times put the green lifestyle we follow at stake. For additional protection to your door or window, you necessarily need not to install energy hungry security devices that inflate your power consumption and thus, carbon footprints. Here we have listed some simple yet effective ways to safeguard your home and family in the most sustainable manner.   Continue reading Intelligence and common sense for home security can make your energy usage frugal

The simple road that travels to an eco-friendly kitchen

Going eco-friendly in the kitchen is not all about eating green or organic. They do reduce kitchen’s carbon footprints to some extent, but if you really want to make your cooking space green and healthy, you will have to consider several other factors, such as lighting, materials, cleaning products, and kitchen appliances and equipments, as well. When buying anything for your kitchen, all you need to do is be a bit more attentive and make the right decisions, so that you can reduce the burden on the environment as well as pocket. Here we have listed some simple ways to make your kitchen more eco-friendly. Continue reading The simple road that travels to an eco-friendly kitchen

Solar powered cars for cleaner, greener commutation

Contemporary means of personal transportation, especially those powered by fossil fuel, release a big chunk of toxic gases, including carbon dioxide, into the environment and cause serious issues like air pollution and global warming. Even though replacing these vehicles is neither feasible nor desirable, we seriously need to look for sustainable means of transportation to make the earth a better place to live. However, despite all odds, many automobile designers and companies are working on sustainable means of transportation to allow cleaner, greener commutation. Here we have listed some of the most creative yet practical solar powered cars that will change the way we commute for good. Continue reading Solar powered cars for cleaner, greener commutation

Solar powered yachts that spare no points of luxury

Owning a yacht is certainly an expensive affair, both monetarily and environmentally. However, if you can push your budget a bit mote and invest in one of the eco yachts, you can make your sail at least ecologically sustainable. Designed for personal as well as commercial purposes, modern yachts come equipped with modern luxuries to ensure optimum comfort and style for sailors. Here we have listed some of the most worthy solar powered yachts to let you float on waves in style. Continue reading Solar powered yachts that spare no points of luxury

Get a beat for outdoor parties with solar speakers

Outdoor parties are a great fun as they not just bring you out of the four walls of your home but also let you enjoy the natural environment. However, the only problem we face during the outdoor gathering is the absence of energy sources to power our music system or speakers. If you are a backpacker and love to party outdoors with your family and friends, solar powered speakers can be a great idea to rock your party and that too without leaving any carbon footprints. Here we have listed some of the best solar powered speakers that can truly charge up your party on a sunny day. Continue reading Get a beat for outdoor parties with solar speakers

Plan an eco-friendly retreat with these green hotels

Spending a vacation in a luxury hotel may help you relax your body and mind, but these hotels go to any extent to allow comfort to their guests and thus, put eco-friendly measures at stake and increase their carbon footprints. However, with the arrival of ecotourism, many hotels across the world are switching towards eco-friendly measures to ensure clean, green holiday to travelers looking for a sustainable lifestyle even when on the go. Here we have listed some of the greenest hotels for travel enthusiasts who are fully committed to sustainability. Continue reading Plan an eco-friendly retreat with these green hotels

Green building 101: Knowing the basics

With modern cities fast turning into a jungle of concrete, need for sustainable building practices has been felt more than ever before to make a balance between urbanization and preservation of the environment. Green construction is not just about the building materials and architecture, but it covers different phases, ranging from location, designing to construction, and functionality and maintenance to restoration and even destruction of the homebuilding. It also involves conservation of water and energy and ensuring healthy environment for occupants. Here we have listed some of the basic principles of green building. Continue reading Green building 101: Knowing the basics

Countries that top the world for solar power generation

With shrinking fossil energy sources like oil, coal and natural gas, more and more users across the world are now switching (slowly but steadily) to the natural or renewable sources of energy to meet their ever-growing power needs. At present solar power is the leading source of renewable energy that apart from providing constant supply of energy and that too free of cost, barring the initial investment, also helps in sustaining the environment. Many countries worldwide are encouraging users to install solar panels for domestic as well as commercial use and offering various subsidies or tax benefits on renewable sources of energy. Here we have listed the countries that are spearheading the world in solar power generation. Continue reading Countries that top the world for solar power generation

Be the wise geek with a low carbon footprint

Innovations in technology has completely changed the life of people in past few years, as technology assists users in almost every sphere, from communication to entertainment and even regular household chores, of modern life. However, our gadgets are the main culprit of increasing our energy consumption at home and offices and thus, carbon footprints. Addressing the issue, tech companies and designers are coming up with highly efficient gadgets that use less energy while allowing optimum features. Here we have listed some of the gadgets that will cut down your energy consumption without compromising the performance. Continue reading Be the wise geek with a low carbon footprint

Floor materials with a love for the green, and tiny carbon footprints

Gone are the days when the very thought of eco-friendliness bring the picture of ordinary and lackluster yet expensive materials. These days green products and materials look as good as other popular counterparts available in the market, thanks to new techniques and the intense thought process on part of designers and manufacturers. Flooring may appear to be an ineligible part of a home, or office for that matter, to support the eco-friendly drive going on across the world, but now we have a number of flooring option that can help you reduce your carbon footprints. Here are some of the green flooring options for your home or office. Continue reading Floor materials with a love for the green, and tiny carbon footprints