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Go Green,Better Insurance: How Going Green Lowers your Insurance Costs.

The Eco bandwagon is now part of the domain of the insurance industry. The industry is rewarding green homes and green cars. You can now cover your house and car by purchasing “green” policies. If your home is destroyed in a fire, earthquake or other such disaster, upcoming policies will pay to rebuild a green home for you. If you purchase a hybrid car or drive less, your insurance company will make sure you benefit for it. Read More »

Keep The House Warm And Not The Planet.

Winters all over the globe are getting harsher and colder. More snow and rain does mean that we are turning up our thermostats for longer and up to higher temperatures just to keep our homes and businesses comfortable. We are buying more logs for our wood burners and generally doing all we can to keep warm through the winter months that we now know will get more extreme weather and generally be less comfortable than in recent years. With the cost of living seemingly forever increasing and our salaries remaining pretty stagnant, we have to make do more and more in our daily lives. Unfortunately, keeping our buildings at safe temperatures is not something we can compromise on easily. Of course we can wear more clothes indoors and leave the heating off just a little longer but for those who live in the coldest areas of our country that is not sufficient. Read More »

5 Green Vegetables That Will Save Your Life.

Eating green vegetables and other nutrient-dense green foods such as spirulina, wheat grass, blue green algae, sea vegetables and seaweed (a.k.a. “superfoods”) can give us large amounts of the vitamins and minerals we need to stay healthy and strong. Chlorophyll, which we learned in grade school science class is what gives plants their green color, also happens to be quite similar in molecular structure to human blood. Isn’t that amazing? The same pigment oxygenating the plants in your yard can also help oxygenate your blood. But first, you have to get that green goodness into your body. Read More »

Grow A Herb Garden And Grow Your Income: Farming Business.

If you’re like most people, you probably find that it’s getting more difficult to make your pay cheque last a full month. What with inflation, dicey job markets and a global economy that is still in bad shape, it might be a good idea to start exploring ways to make extra money. Blowing your bread and milk money on slot machines is not a good idea, but starting your own little home business is. You might think that you need a special talent to start a cottage industry, like exceptional baking skills or a winning way with sewing machines, but that is not necessarily true. If you have a garden, you can put it to good use by planting a herbs and reaping the rewards of what you sow. Read More »

Buildings Of The Future – Why We Need To Think ‘Energy Efficient’.

Our planet is getting more and more crowded, and the strain on our Earth’s precious resources is becoming difficult to ignore. If current population growth trends continue then by 2050, the world’s population will have grown to more than 10 billion, with 70% of us living in cities. Maintaining our current standard of living with such a dense population will be difficult. Currently, old, inefficiently designed buildings consume around 40% of the world’s energy and result in more carbon emissions than the industrial and transportation sectors. This is simply not sustainable. We need to start making improvements to our architecture and infrastructure in order to protect our modern way of life. Read More »

Car Tyre Maintenance; Stop Spending a Fortune and Destroying the Earth.

There are some very good reasons for looking after your tyres and I have to confess that I haven’t always been aware of them in the past, although I know now that there is no excuse for not being aware in the future. Here are some of the top reasons to give them as much loving care as the paintwork or the seats. Read More »

Tips on How to Build A Greener Home for You and Your Family.

Nowadays, there are many home styles and designs that aspiring homeowners could choose from, depending on their tastes and preferences. It is even possible to have a home built from scratch and customize every single detail according to the owner’s fancy. What’s even better is that there are now a lot of green options for homebuilding, so people can have the home of their dreams without posing harm on the environment, and on their family’s health. Read More »

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