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Eco-Living

Our Eco-Living articles & videos focus on ideas, projects and ways around the world to encourage living in environmentally sustainable manner, including saving-power, water, renewable energy, solar panels, recycling, bio-degradable products & more.

What Does it Take to Create a Luxury Hotel That is Affordable for Customers?

These days there is a fine line between making a business more stylish and being cost effective in the process. It is the type of thing that constantly challenges owners and managers and often leaves them scratching their heads for answers. It is no different when it comes to making a hotel appear more luxurious […]

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Green Jobs Ahead in the Building Industry

Whether you are a smart investor looking to retro-fit your own home or office, the owner of a construction company meeting new client demands, or an employee looking for new opportunities, the trend for green construction and eco-friendly jobs in the United States will be very much on the rise throughout 2015 and beyond, not […]

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How to Make Your Home More Allergy Friendly (Infographic)

Your home can harbor all sorts of germs allergens, but there are many ways you can be proactive and look after your family’s health, from improving ventilation to using air purifiers, from removing pet hair to ensuring your bedding is frequently clean. How to Make Your Home More Allergy Friendly Infographic How to Make Your Home More […]

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Cheers to Water-Wise Mediterranean Gardens

To truly understand the design of luxury Italian landscape architecture, which has altered little over the millennia, many visionaries still refer to the books of the engineer and architect Vitruvius, never mind that they date from 1st century Rome.   Vitruvius intended his advice primarily for Emperor Augustus during the Pax Romana, when many battles […]

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A Flowering Color Calendar (Infographic)

No matter how green your fingers, unless you’re a botanist it’s difficult to know when each type of flower should be planted in your garden. This flowering color calendar infographic will help remove the mystery, so that you’ll know only know which month works for a specific flower, but also what needs most sun, and […]

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Home Improvement Trends For 2015

We all have many home improvements that we’d like to do within our homes.  There’s so much you can do within the home as trends come and go, so what’s going to be in fashion for 2015? Many people are opting for more open spaces, extensions and more natural lighting. As I like to keep […]

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A Pet Friendly Home and Still Green

We all love having a little, furry companion in our homes; it’s one of the best reasons to return home. However, these little friends require more than just admiration and love – they need items, food, warmth. We therefore need some items to help us in providing these necessary things for them. What do indoor […]

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9 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

Despite all the wonderful ways that technology is coming up with energy efficient appliances and equipment, we’re still seeing the rates and cost of utilities increase, and the wallets in our pockets doing the exact opposite. Consider the following tips to save without giving up on your comfortable lifestyle. 1. Furnace Care To save money […]

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6 Tips to Eco and Wallet-Friendly Paint for Your Home

Painting a home can be a fun but laborious task. So many colors, so much money and so many paint fumes! Make the job easier on yourself by going green to avoid those intoxicating fumes, and try some methods to help you save a little extra cash. 1. Avoid Paint with High VOC VOC stands […]

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Surprisingly great places to travel and live

We all want to live in places that feel right to us: whether in terms of temperature, business and income, views, or whatever. Perhaps we want to visit and remain in places for years to come, or merely travel. Most of us can name off-by-heart those places we want to go, seen from films, documentaries, […]

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