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Sustainable Heating And Cooling Ideas That Can Be Incorporated Into Your Home's Design

Sustainable Heating And Cooling Ideas That Can Be Incorporated Into Your Home’s Design

All homeowners know just how expensive heating and cooling the home can get — roughly $1,856 is spent on home energy bills per U.S. household every year, with at least half this amount going toward heating and air conditioning. It’s no surprise, then, that homeowners are looking for more affordable and environmentally-friendly options. In particular, geothermal technology and […]

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Sexy Solar Panel Roof Tiles

SRS Energy has come up with an ingenious invention to combat this issue. The Solé Power Tiles™ are dark blue, and the contours match the undulations of typical clay roof tiles. The Solé Power Tile™ brings the luxurious style and classic durability of clay roofing into the modern era of sustainable energy.

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How Clean is Clean Coal? Fossil Fuels and Sustainable Resources

Michael Marquette continues to look at sustainable resources. The term “clean coal” is used to refer to any process used at a new or existing facility which will significantly reduce sulfur dioxide emissions or other green house gases in the fight against global warming.

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Green Resources: Is Nuclear Power the Answer for Australia?

Michael Marquette, Australian real estate agent, looks at whether nuclear power is a green option, environmentally friendly and a sustainable resource. Quite clearly, solar power and wind energy are the better options for harnessing.

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Alternative Energy: Why isn’t Australia Leading the “Green” Charge for Solar & Wind

Given the location and size of Australia it is possible that we could lead the world in solar and wind technology. We live on the largest island in the World, have the 7th largest land mass of any country, we are surrounded by ocean and have a population of just over 21.84 million people. We […]

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Green Architectural Development in the Developing World

Gambia, the West African country and in fact the smallest on mainland Africa, plans to continue its role as an African example-setter with the new University of Gambia, a clever creation by Norweigan design firm Snøhetta. Using traditional Gambian cultural and architectural designs and methods incorporated with Western techniques, the development will also be environmentally friendly, with a waste management centre, water harvesting, and a solar park for generating energy.

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The Seven Deadly Sins – One of them is Greed

It’s amazing to look at what has happened over the last 18-24 months with regard to oil pricing. It was announced earlier in the year that it was almost a certainty that the price of petrol/gas would reach $8 a litre in the next 12 months in Australia. Like most other people around the world […]

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How Google Maps can be used to make solar power decisions for your home

As energy prices continue to climb, the idea of utilizing solar energy is common sense. The process of getting solar panels installed, however, is quite the opposite. RoofRay, a new Californian business, aims to give home owners better information to enable them to make more informed environmental decisions for their home. Using the site’s modeling […]

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