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Going Green Slowed by Costs, Passive Housing and Efficiency Habits Offer Affordable Alternatives

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

When it comes to building green, new innovations are always on the horizon. The latest discovery on the list of potentially “planet-saving” findings comes in the form of CO2 reduction. Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have recently discovered a chemical reaction that turns CO2 into ethanol, which, according to…

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The Cabin: A Friend of the Environment and a Sustainable Home

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 9:03am 0 Comments

When most people think of the cabin, they think of that classic log home.  They think of the wood stove and fireplace, the rustic décor, and the uncertainty of indoor plumbing.  All reasonable and expected thoughts.  Visually, the cabin hasn’t changed much over the years, depending, of course, on what you consider a cabin.  Most people consider the cabin to be a structure made from timber surrounding it, or at least made to look like it was made from that timber.  In any case, while the…

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5 Ways Your Business Can Promote Awareness on Earth Day

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 6:00pm 1 Comment

Earth day is tomorrow, April 22nd. The American Business industry, and capitalism in general, has a long standing history of looking out for number one, with many businesses looking to stomp out competitors, disregarding their impact on the rest of the world. But you can be the exception! Not only will you be doing something good, but you’ll gain respect from potential customers for doing so. Here’s five ways to promote awareness…

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Millennials Want to Take Part in Clean Energy Initiatives, But...

Posted on April 11, 2016 at 4:00pm 0 Comments



One of the biggest praises that you see given to Millennials is that they are leading the charge in the green energy movement, that they are concerned with the environment and the state of the planet, and that they are determined to instigate changes that better the rest of the world. The…

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